Person:Thomas Leverett (3)

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Elder Thomas Leverett
b.bef 1585
  • HElder Thomas Leverettbef 1585 - 1650
  • WAnne Fitchest 1590 - 1656
m. 29 Oct 1610
  1. John Leverett1612 - 1612/13
  2. Jane Leverett1613 - 1613
  3. Jane Leverett1614/15 -
  4. Governor John Leverett1616 - 1678/79
  5. Thomas Leverett1618 -
  6. Ann Leverett1619/20 -
  7. James Leverett1621 -
  8. Sarah Leverett1622 - 1624/25
  9. Mary Leverett1623/24 - 1623/24
  10. Jabez Leverett1627 - 1630/31
  11. Israel Leverett1628 - 1629
  12. Elisha Leverett1630 - 1630/31
  13. Nathaniel Leverett1632 - 1632
  14. John Leverett1633 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Elder Thomas Leverett
Gender Male
Birth[2] bef 1585 Estimate based on date of marriage.
Marriage 29 Oct 1610 Boston, Lincolnshire, Englandto Anne Fitch
Emigration[2] 1633
Residence[2] 1633 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Other[2] 4 Mar 1633/34 Admitted freeman of Massachusetts Bay.
Will[2] 1 Apr 1650 Nuncupative.
Death[1][2] 3 Apr 1650 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Estate Inventory[1] 6 Jul 1650 £328 17s., of which £180 was real estate.

Selectman at Boston 1634, 1636, 1637, 1639.[2]

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Thomas Leverett, 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), 3:83-84.

    Thomas (Leverett), Boston, came in the Griffin, arr. from London 4 Sept. 1633, hav. in July preced. resign. his place as one of the aldermen of the borough of Boston, Co. Lincoln, with w. Ann, ds. Jane and Ann, and prob. s. John; was soon made rul. Elder, and selectman, in ea. place contin. till his d. wh. occur. 3 Apr. 1650. On the day preced. by verbal will he gave all his est. to his w. wh. d. 16 Oct. 1656, made her will the day preced. from the silence of wh. we judge Jane was d. Ann m. Isaac Addington. But he had thirteen ch. as by the Registry of the borough, certif. copy of wh. was sent to Gov. L. by a friend, as follows: John, bapt. 16 Aug. 1612; Jane, 9 Aug. 1613; Jane, again, 6 Dec. 1614; John, again, 7 July 1616; Thomas, 30 July, 1618; Ann, 8 Jan. 1619; James, 28 June 1621; Sarah, 26 Sept. 1622; Mary, 5 Feb. 1623; Jabez, 6 Sept. 1627; Israel, 25 Sept. 1628; Elisha, 3 July 1630; and Nathaniel, 12 Apr. 1632; and we may believe that all but the 3d, 4th, and 6th d. young. A perfect Memoir of his fam. is cont in Geneal. Reg. IV. 121; and a Pedigree in the same work XII. 289, that is quite deficient in accurate dates. Four of this name at Harv. and five at other N. E. coll. had been gr. in 1834.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Thomas Leverett, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 2:1175-78.

    ORIGIN: Boston, Lincolnshire.
    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: In October 1633 "Thomas Leverett and Anne his wife" were admitted to Boston church [BChR 16]. On 10 October 1633 "A fast was kept at Boston, and Mr. Leverett, and ancient, sincere professor, of Mr. Cotton's congregation in England, was chosen a ruling elder …" [WJ 1:135-36; see also Hubbard 190].
    FREEMAN: 4 March 1633/4 (as "Mr. Tho: Leveritt") [MBCR 1:368].
    DEATH: Boston 3 Apr 1650 [BChR 318].


Griffin (1633)
The Griffin carried men of note including Rev. John Cotton and Rev. Thomas Hooker, whose company founded Hartford, Connecticut.
Sailed: Jul? 1633 from Downs, England
Arrived: 4 Sep 1633 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony

Passengers:
~200 (Full List)
Rev. John Cotton - Theophilus Cushing - Bartholomew Greene - Gov. John Haynes - Rev. Thomas Hooker - Atherton Hough - Thomas Leverett - Edmund Quincy (servant Thomas Meakins) - Richard Risley - Rev. Samuel Stone - among others

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