m. BEF 1625
Facts and Events
There are 2 vital records available on MyHeritage for Thomas King, including birth records, marriage records, and death records. Vital records are historical records that are typically recorded around the actual time of the event, which means they are likely accurate. Vital records include information like the event date and place, and the person's occupation and residence. Vital records also often include information about the person's relatives. For example, birth and marriage records include names of parents and divorce records list the names of children.
May have been the Thomas King, age 21, who came on the BLESSING 17 Jun 1635, part of the Winthrop Fleet/ Great Migration, but there was another Thomas King who died much earlier: Abstracts of Earliest Wills: Thomas King of Watertown. 24: 10: 1644 [margin, 23 (2) 1645] Debts at Sudbury... Cambridge... Boston... Watertown... etc. Which Thomas King was THIS?
Life in New England
One of the petitioners who founded the town of Marlborough, MA in 1656. One of five selectman chosen (along with Edmund Rice). Alotted 39.5 acres in 1660. No further record of him til his death.
No information yet.
1. Colonial Records of Marlborough, MA, NEHGS Register, July 1908.
2. Edmund Rice Association web site; www.widowmaker.com
3. Topographical Dictionary of 2885 English Imigrants to New England 1620-1650 Charles Edward Banks Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc.-Baltimore
4. Winthrop Society (www.winthropsociety.org/ships.php)
5. "Abstracts of the Earliest Wills," NEHGS Register, volume 8, p. 56
[following from TORREY p439: MAY BE WRONG 12/95]
SAVAGE: 'from Ipswich' CSERVE: Clunies: - is Thomas/Collins. Three King daus married Thomas Rice sons. Ann died in childbirth in 1642 with a newborn son. Thomas m2 1655 Bridgett ____, widow of Robt DAVIS. 1/2/95
Refs: Kaye LINCOLN KELLOG GEN p. 185
Bond WATERTOWN Sumner PURITAN VILLAGE Hudson HIST OF SUDBURY/MARLBOROUGH
WORLDCONNECT: McCOMB: has b 1597, Tarrant, Hinton, Dorset, Engd 3 May 1676 Sudbury Middlesex, MA