Brock, John a Congregational minister, was a native of Stradbrook, Suffolk Co., Eng. His parents came to New England when he was about 17. He graduated at Harvard 1646. He preached at Rowley and the Isle of Shoals, which place he left to be ordained pastor at Redding, 1662, where he lived until his death, June 18, 1688. He was eminent for piety and usefulness.-Sprague, Annals, i, 134.