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Jan. 1655, Mary Barrett, had Rachel, b. 9 Oct. 1655 (Geneal. Reg.
XII. 108, says 9 Nov.), d. next yr.; and trial, 7 Feb. 1658. His w. d.
2 Apr. foll. and he m. Deliverance Priest, had Freelove, 30 June 1662,
d. in few wks.; Mary, 1 Apr. 1663; Timothy, 3 Sept. 1666, Samuel, 7
Sept. 1667; Ephraim, 17 Jan. 1669; Hannah, 8 Apr. 1672, d. bef. 6
yrs.; and William, 1 Aug. 1675. He d. 19 Oct. 1678, and his wid. d.
17 Jan. 1723. Of the descend. of Shadrach the numerat. is by thousands,
and part of them fill 87 pages in Thayer's Geneal. THOMAS,
Braintree, shoemaker, perhaps elder br. of Richard the first, brot. from
Eng. perhaps as late as 1645, w. Margery, and three prolific s. Thomas,
Ferdinando, and Shadrach, or Sydrach, as in his will of 21 June 1664,
he calls him; was freem. 1647, when it is writ. Tayer; d. 2 June 1665,
well advanc. in yrs.; and his will was pro. 13 Sept. foll. His wid. d.
11 Feb. 1673. THOMAS, Braintree, s. of the preced. perhaps brot. from
Eng. w. Ann, and s. Thomas, here had Elizabeth b. 23 Mar. 1647; Isaac, 7
Sept. 1654, d. young; John, 25 Dec. 1656; Experience, 15 Feb. or
Mar. 1659; Isaac, again, 30 May 1661; Ebenezer, 7 July 1665;; and
Deborah, d. young. He d. 9 Aug. 1693, aged 69; and his wid. d. 7
Feb. 1698. THOMAS, Braintree, s. of the preced. perhaps, but not prob.
b. in Eng. m. 25 Mar. 1680, Abigail d. of William Veazie, had Thomas,
b. 14 Jan. 1681; William 15 Aug. 1682; and Abigail, 13 July 1685;
and d. 7 Dec. 1705. His wid. d. 11 Jan. 1712. THOMAS, Mendon, s.
of Ferdinando, by w. Mary had Mary, b. 19 Jan. 1689; Thomas, 14
Jan. 1694; Samuel, 28 Mar. 1696; Temperance, 7 July 1698; David,
8 Feb. 1701; Elizabeth 2 Mar. 1703; John, 17 Sept. 1706; William, 22
Jan. 1708; Margaret, 12 Dec. 1710; and Jemima, 13 Feb. 1712. WILLIAM,
Braintree, youngest s. of Shadrach, m. 22 Sept. 1699, wid. Hannah
Hayward, had Bethia, bapt. 18 Aug. 1700; Jonathan, 2 May 1703; and
William, 11 May 1705. ZECHARIAH, Braintree, s. prob. of Richard
the first, d. prob. unm. 29 July 1693. Remarkable may appear the fact,
that so few of these men took the o. of freemen, but it is kn. that fewer
from Braintree than any other town appear. In 1678, five were sw.
and hardly as many more can be seen in the long period preced. from
1630. So little, comparative. was the migrat. of these fams. of Thayer,
that in the catalog. of gr. at Harv. are seen nineteen, and not one at
Yale.

    THEALE, THELE, THEELE or THALE, * JOSEPH, Stamford, prob. s. of
Nichoals of Watertown, freem. 1662, is by me presum. to be that man
made freem. 1662, whose name in Conn. Col. Rec. I. 391, is giv. Threed;
but he was of too much value to be thus obscur. rep. 1671, 3, 5, 6, and
7; aft. 1687; had good est. rem. to Bedford, just beyond the Col. bound.
in jurisdict. of N. Y. and I regret that no genealog. details are attain.