In memory of John Deming, my Maternal 11th Great-Grandfather on the HARVEY branch.


  • Genealogy of the descendants of John Deming of Wethersfield, Connecticut : with historical notes, by Judson K. Deming, 1904.
  • Encyclopedia of Connecticut Biography, genealogical-memorial, representative citizens. The American Historical Society, 1917, pp. 10-12.
  • The Treat Family, A Genealogy of Trott, Tratt, and Treat for Fifteen Generations, and Four Hundred and Fifty Years in England and America, Containing More Than Fifteen Hundred Families in America, by John Harvey Treat, p. 9.
  • Genealogical notes of New York and New England families, by S.V. Talcott, 1883. [Link]
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John Deming

Immigrant Ancestor c.1635

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Shalford, Braintree, Essex, England



Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut




Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut

Wethersfield Village Cemetery

Wethersfield, Hartford, CT




John Deming, Sr., was born abt. 1615 in Shalford, England. He came to America and was admitted Freeman in 1645. He married Honor Treat in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, in 1637. He was named in the Charter of Connecticut in 1662 and in the Wethersfield Land Book in 1636 and 1645. John and Honour had at least ten children. His will was written and signed on June 26, 1690, and he died in 1705, in Wethersfield. His will was proved on Nov. 21, 1705. He gave his son Jonathan his 50-acre westbound lot.


John Deming & Honor Treat were the parents of my ancestor,

Other known children:

  1. John Deming, Jr. (1638-1712, married Mary Mygatt)
  2. Jonathan Deming (1639-1700)
  3. Samuel Deming (1646-1709)
  4. David Deming (1652-1725)
  5. Ebenezer Deming (1659-1705)
  6. Rachel Deming (1643-1689, married John Morgan)
  7. Mary Deming (1648-1714, married John Hurlburt)
  8. ___ Deming (married Thomas Wright)
  9. Sarah Deming (1641-1717, married Samuel Moody)
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