John Haight1,2

M, b. after 1691, d. 13 May 1740
FatherSamuel Hoyt [Haight] I b. 1 May 1647, d. 21 Sep 1712
MotherSarah (?) b. c 1650, d. a 10 Apr 1740
     John was born after 1691 in Eastchester, Westchester County, New York. He was not yet twenty-one years in his father's will of 1712. John married Phebe Titus on 14 March 1716 in Newtown, Queens County, Long Island, New York. At a meeting.of the Quakers held at the house. of Robert Field. [1st month] John made his will on 10 April 1740. He mentions his wife Phebe, his mother Sarah Haight, six daughters, and a "negro wench Hannah." John departed this life on Friday, 13 May 1740 in the Town of Flushing, Queens County, Long Island, New York. His will was probated on 12 June 1740. His will was recorded in New York City.


Phebe Titus


  1. [S86] David Webster Hoyt, Genealogical History of the Hoyt, Haight, Hight families.., page 326 - no. (2670) V. JOHN,4 b. 1691-1696; m. Phebe Titus,* March 14, 1716 (2842); a Friend ; lived in Flushing; d. May 13, 1740. John Haight was a witness of his sister Mary's mar., 1711, and of others in '17, '19. By his father's will, 1712, he received the "Dwelling house, barn, orchard, and all my Lands and Meadows Lying in the Township of Flushing," except what was otherwise disposed of. He was to take possession of one half on his marriage day, or at the age of 21, and of the other half at the decease of his mother. John Haight was a witness at Hempstead in 1733. His will, rec. at N. Y. City, was dated April 1.0, proved June 12, 1740. In it he mentions his wife Phebe, his mother Sarah Haight, six daus., and a " negro wench Hannah." Wid. Phebe m., at Flushing, Caleb Cornwell of Hemp-stead, July 21, 1743. * John Haight of Flushing, and Phebe Titus of Newtown, dan. of Samuel Titus of Hempstead, were m. at a meeting.of Quakers held at the house. of Robert Field, in Newtown, the 14th of 1st mo. 1716.
  2. [S79] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume III: page 144 - John Haight of Flushing m. 1st mo. 14th day 1716 at Robert Field's Newtown Phebe Titus, d/o Samuel; Phebe, widow of John Haight, d/o Samuel Titus m. 1743 Caleb Cornell. Children: Elizabeth b. 11th mo. 5th day 1716/17, Charity b. 6th mo. 3rd day 1718, Elizabeth 10th mo. 14 day 1720, Phebe b. 11th mo. 14th day 1722/23, Sarah b. 1st mo. 6th day 1725/26, Mary b. 7th mo. 10th day 1727, Samuel 8th mo. 1st day 1729.