Person:Thomas Marshall (1)

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Thomas Marshall
b.est 1602
d.bet 24 May 1664 and 8 Dec 1664 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • HThomas Marshallest 1602 - bet 1664
  • WUnknown - bef 1634
m. est 1625
  1. Capt. Samuel Marshallest 1627 - 1675
  • HThomas Marshallest 1602 - bet 1664
  • WAlice Mason - 1664
m. 1636
  1. Eliakim Marshall1636/7 - 1675
  2. Thomas Marshallabt 1643/4 -
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Marshall
Gender Male
Birth[3] est 1602
Marriage est 1625 to Unknown
Immigration[1] ca 1634 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 1636 to Alice Mason
Death[2] bet 24 May 1664 and 8 Dec 1664 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

Torrey (New England Marriages Prior to 1700) gives his first wife's name as "Alva?", but since the first record of him in New England identifies him as a widower, there does not seem to be any basis for this.

References
  1. Thomas Marshall, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 5:41.

    'Admitted to Boston church on 31 August 1634 (as "Thomas Marshall widower") [BChR 18].'

  2. Thomas Marshall, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 5:43-44.

    'On 24 May 1664, "Thomas Marshall Senior of Boston, cordwainer, ... being of perfect memory & good understanding & without cozen & fraud to any of my sons, for & in consideration of the love I have & bear unto Sarah wife of James Pemberton & Francis wife of Joseph How, daughters of my late deceased wife Alice Marshall, & to the confirmation of what my said late deceased wife hath given to her said daughters & not otherwise in reference to her gifts to my sons Eliakim & Thomas Marshall (which I allow not of they having had competent portions from me already)," deeded to them "all & singular my household stuff & implements of household stuff of what quality & quantity soever"; on 8 December 1664, the witnesses to the deed "made oath that they did see Thomas Marshall deceased sign & seal the instrument abovewritten" [SLR 4:234-35].'

  3. Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 5:44.

    'BIRTH: By about 1602 (based on estimated date of first marriage).'

  4.   International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).

    Thomas Marshall married Lydia Angrom 17 Aug 1627 in Alford, Lincoln, England
    Elizabetha Marshall, baptized 18 May 1628 Alford, Lincoln, England, daughter of Thomae. Marshall
    Samuel Marshall, baptized 7 May 1630 Alford, Lincoln, England, son of Thomae. Marshall
    Maria Marshall, baptized 14 Oct 1632 Alford, Lincoln, England, daughter of Thomae. Marshall

    If Thomas Marshall the immigrant came from Alford, Lincolnshire, then it is possible that these records represent his marriage and first three children. If so, then not only his wife, but his children Elizabeth and Mary died before he arrived in New England.

  5.   Coddington, John Insley. Wilton and Marshall Families of Windsor, Conn., and Northampton, Mass. The American Genealogist. (1962), 38:8.

    'It appears that Thomas Marshall, a widower, came to New England by 1634, bringing with him a son Samuel.'

  6.   Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 5:41, 45.

    'ORIGIN: Unknown (but see COMMENTS below).'
    'Given this association with Wheelwright and Hutchinson, we note the possibility that this immigrant [Thomas Marshall] also came from Alford, Lincolnshire. In the parish register for Alford, there is a baptism for a Samuel Marshall, son of Thomas, on 7 May 1630, which could be for the son of this immigrant [Alford PR 39]. There are many more records for Thomas Marshall in Alford which do not connect with Thomas Marshall of Boston.'

Founders of Windsor, CT
Windsor was the first permanent English settlement in Connecticut. Local indians granted Plymouth settlers land at the confluence of the Farmington River and the west side of the Connecticut River, and Plymouth settlers (including Jonathan Brewster, son of William) built a trading post in 1633. But the bulk of the settlement came in 1635, when 60 or more people led by Reverend Warham arrived, having trekked overland from Dorchester, Massachusetts. Most had arrived in the New World five years earlier on the ship "Mary and John" from Plymouth, England. The settlement was first called Dorchester, and was renamed Windsor in 1637.

See: Stiles History of Ancient Windsor - Thistlewaite's Dorset Pilgrims - Wikipedia entry

Loomis homestead, oldest in CT.
Settlers at Windsor by the end of 1640, per the Descendants of the Founders of Ancient Windsor: Abbot - Alford - S. Allen - M. Allyn - Barber - Bartlett - M. (Barrett) (Huntington) Stoughton - Bascomb - Bassett - Benett - Birge - Bissell - Branker - Brewster - Buckland - Buell - Carter - Chappel - D. Clarke - J. Clarke - Cooke - Cooper - Denslow - Dewey - Dibble - Dumbleton - Drake - Dyer - Eels - Eggleston - Filley - Ford - Foulkes - Fyler - Gaylord - Francis Gibbs - William Gilbert - Jere. Gillett - Jon. Gillett - N. Gillett - Grant - Gridley - E. Griswold - M. Griswold - Gunn - Hannum - Hawkes - Hawkins - Hayden - Haynes - Hill - Hillier - Holcombe - Holmes - Holt - Hosford - Hoskins - Hoyte - Hubbard - Huit - Hulbert - Hull - Hurd - Hydes - Loomis - Ludlow - Lush - Marshfield - A. Marshall - T. Marshall - Mason - M. (Merwin) (Tinker) Collins - M. Merwin - Mills - Moore - Newberry - Newell - Oldage - Orton - Osborn - Palmer - Parsons - Parkman - Pattison - Phelps - Phelps - Phillips - Pinney - Pomeroy - Pond - Porter - Preston - Rainend - Randall - Rawlins - Reeves - J. Rockwell - W. Rockwell - B. Rossiter - St. Nicholas - Saltonstall - Samos - M. Sension (St. John) – R. Sension - Sexton - Staires - Starke - F. StilesH. Stiles - J. StilesT. Stiles - Stoughton - Stuckey - Talcott - E. Taylor - J. Taylor - Terry - Thornton - Thrall - Tilley - Tilton - Try - F. (Clark) (Dewey) (Phelps) - Vore - Warham - Weller - Whitehead - A. Williams - J. Williams - R. Williams - Wilton - Winchell - Witchfield - Wolcott - Young
Current Location: Hartford County, Connecticut   Parent Towns: Dorchester, Massachusetts   Daughter Towns: Windsor Locks; South Windsor; East Windsor; Ellington; Bloomfield