Person:Thomas Coleman (26)

Thomas Coleman
b.cal 1602
d.bef 1 Aug 1682
m. 24 Nov 1623
  1. Dorothy Coleman1624 - 1625
  2. Dorcas Coleman1626 - 1654/55
  3. Hannah Colemanest 1630 - 1642
  4. Thomas Colemanest 1632 - aft 1651
  5. Tobias Colemanest 1638 - aft 1696
  6. Benjamin Coleman1640 - 1650
  7. Joseph Coleman1642 - bef 1690
  8. John Colemanest 1644 -
  9. Isaac Coleman1646/47 - 1669
  • HThomas Coleman1602 - bef 1682
  • WMary Unknownbef 1619 - 1662/63
m. 16 July 1651
m. bef 1670
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Thomas Coleman
Gender Male
Birth[1] cal 1602
Marriage 24 Nov 1623 Wootton-Rivers, Wiltshire, Englandto Susan Raulines
Emigration[1] 1635 On the James of London.
Residence[1] 1635 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Other[1] 17 May 1637 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United StatesAdmitted freeman of Massachusetts Bay.
Marriage 16 July 1651 Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United Statesto Mary Unknown
Residence[1] 1652 Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Residence[1] 1663 Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage bef 1670 Third marriage for each.
to Margery Fowler
Death[1] bef 1 Aug 1682 Before date of probate.
Probate[1] 1 Aug 1682 Administration of the estate granted.
The James of London (1635)
At least two ships called the James sailed in 1635 from England to New England. The passenger list for this one refers to the "James of London." It lists only the men and boys, but indicates that wives and children accompanied them.
Sailed: 26 Apr 1635 from London, England under Master William Cooper
Arrived: 3 Jun 1635 at Boston, Massachusetts.

Passengers:
53 men plus families
(men without descendants listed on the category page).
Maurice Anglis - Thomas Antram - Edmund Balter (servant John Smale) - Nicholas Batt - Thomas Browne - Thos Carpenter - Augustine Clement - Thomas Colman - Zacheus Coutris - Thomas Duryes - John Emery - Anthony Emery - John Euered Alias Webb - Robert Field - John Greene - Edmund Hawes - Peter Higdon - Nicholas Holte - Maudit Ingles - John Knight - Ris Knight - Anthony Morse - William Morse - John Musselwhite - John Parker - John Pithouse - William Paddey - John Pike - Sampson Salter - Michael Shafflin - Thomas Smith - George Smythe - Anthony Thetcher - Josuah Verren - Phillip Varren - Richard Walker - Hercules Woodman

Resources: Passenger List - Winthrop Society - Great Migration Newsletter

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Thomas Coleman, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 2:157-62.

    ORIGIN: Marlborough, Wiltshire.
    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Admission to Newbury church prior to 17 May 1637 implied by freemanship. "Thomas Coleman" appears in an 18 September 1671 list of communicants of Hampton church [Hampton Hist 257] (although by this time he was residing on Nantucket).
    FREEMAN: 17 May 1637 (tenth in a sequence of ten Newbury men) [MBCR 1:373].
    BIRTH: About 1602 [deposed 14 August 1662 "aged sixty years" [EQC 2:436]).

  2. 5 Thomas Coleman, in Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939), 158.

    5 Thomas (Coleman), ag. 60 in Aug. 1662, arr. in Boston 3 June 1635 in -The James- from Southampton, accred. to Marlboro, Wilts. Freeman 17 May 1637. Lot layer Newbury 1638. He liv. in Hampton less than 20 yrs. After m. Wid. Johnson he app. liv. here, and signed against Colcord, yet was 'of Newbury' in deed 9 Oct. 1652. He was a memb. of Hampton ch. in 1671, yet had then rem. to Nantucket, where he was called 83 at death in 1682, adm. 1 Aug. to s. Tobias. He was adm. one of the 20 Nant. prop. 2 Sep. 1659. Jury 1648, 1651; gr.j. 1653. Com.t.e.s.c. Hampton Nov. 1652; selectm. 1654. … Susannah, the mo. of his ch. d. 17 Nov. 1650. His later wives were Mary, wid. of Edmund Johnson, m. 11 July 1651, d. 30 Jan. 1663; and Margery (Fowler) who had had two hus., Christo. Osgood and Tho. Rowell, and had a 4th, Tho. Osborne of Nant. Ch: Dorcas, m. 14 July 1648 John Tillotson; d. 2 Jan. 1654. Susannah, d. Jan. 1642. Thomas, fined for hitting and running in 1651. Tobias, b. 1638, m. 16 Apr. 1668 Lydia Jackson of Rowley. Of Rowley several years, Sherburne, Nant., 1673 until aft. his father's death, then back to Newbury or Rowley. 8 or m. ch., incl. Jabez and Eleazer. Benjamin, b. 1 May 1640, drowned in Newb. 21 Oct. 1650. Joseph, b. 2 Dec. 1642, m. by 1673 Ann Bunker of Nant.; d. 1690. … John, mar. by 1667 Joanna Folger, d. Nant. ab. 1715. 8 ch. Isaac, b. 20 Feb. 1646-7, at 12 went in the first boat to Nant., drowned out of a canoe bet. Nant. and Martha's Vin. 6 June 1669.

  3. Thomas Coleman, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 1:431.

    Thomas (Coleman), Newbury, from Marlborough, in Wilts, arr. at Boston 3 June 1635 in the James from Southampton, came out under contr. with Sir Richard Saltonstall and others, to keep their cattle, in wh. he was neglig. and unfaithf. as the Ct. rul. yet was adm. freem. 17 May 1637, by w. Susanna, wh. d. 17 Nov. 1650, had Tobias, b. 1638; Benjamin, 1 May 1640; Joseph, 2 Dec. 1642; John, 1644; Isaac, 20 Feb. 1647, bef. ment.; and Joanna; rem. to Hampton, m. 11 July 1651, Mary, wid. of Edmund Johnson, wh. d. 30 Jan. 1663; and he took for third w. Margery, d. of Philip Fowler (wid. of Thomas Rowell of Andover, wh. had been wid. of first Christopher Osgood of A.) He rem. to Nantucket bef. 1663, there d. 1682, aged 83. Perhaps Susanna, wh. d. 2 Jan. 1643, was his d. Coffin says he spell. his name "Coultman," but in my opin. it was Coaleman, or Coulman, as in old writ. e is freq. tak. for t, and u for a is common eno. error in mod.

    [Additions and Corrections] [Savage, 4:679] [Vol. 1] P. 431 l. 20, for 83 r. 80.