John Dryden 1
- Born: 1740-1741, Somerset Co., MD
- Marriage (1): (?) (?) about 1760 1
- Marriage (2): Rachel (Riggin) Matthews
- Marriage (3): Naomi Riggin
- Died: Abt 1816, Mason Co., KY
John Dryden was listed in Pocomoke Hundred in the 1757 Somerset Tax Lists, a dependent of William Dryden.
On Jun 13 1766, "John Dreadon son of William Dreadon..., blacksmith" purchased 217a of land in "Riggens Addition" from Moses Greer (WoLR-F:504) and Moses Greer sold him some livestock and household items on Mar 6 1767 (ibid-G:35). John was one of 183 parishoners to petition on May 16 1767 to appoint Dr. Thomas Bradley Chandler rector of Coventry Parish (ArchMD-61:513)
John married (?) (?) about 1760.1
John next married Rachel (Riggin) Matthews, daughter of Samuel Matthews and Unknown.
John next married Naomi Riggin.
Dryden Family - Book 1, Ruth Dryden.