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There is 1 vital record available on MyHeritage for Thomas Meakins, 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.
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."