Facts and Events
Thomas was granted land in Boston in November 1635 along with his son Thomas. At a Boston town meeting on 21 March 1635/6, it is noted: "these former granted allotments were not built upon according to a former order made the 30th of the 9th month last [i.e., 30 November 1635], and therefore that they are free to be otherwise disposed of" with list of twenty-five names, including "Thomas Meakins the elder, and Thomas Meakins the younger"
Thomas was admitted as a freeman on 9 Mar 1636/7.  On 6 June 1641 "Our brother Thomas Mekins the elder and our sister Katherine his wife were granted to be recommended to the church at Braintree."