Nonesuch, John, 1817 - 1870

John Nonesuch was the son of Joshua Nonesuch and Mercy Ann Sobuck, members of the Niantic community of East Lyme, Connecticut.  He married Lucy Rogers and had several children: Jenny Eliza, John B., Frederick H., Scioto, Ann E., and Rosanna.  In 1860, he was a farmer in East Lyme; however, after the sale of the Niantic reservation, the family removed to New London where Nonesuch became a saloon-keeper.
 
 Brown and Rose, Black Roots, 269-270.  U.S. Federal Census for East Lyme, Connecticut (1860).  New London, Connecticut, City Directory (1865), Ancestry.
 
Born: 
1817
Died: 
September 9, 1870