Person:Thomas Bancroft (8)

m. 31 Oct 1717
  1. Mary Bancroft1718 -
  2. Thomas Bancroft1721 - 1763
  3. Moses Bancroft1723 - Bef 1797
  4. Lydia Bancroft1725/26 -
  5. Abigail Bancroft1727/28 -
  6. Daniel Bancroft1730 - 1731
  7. Daniel Bancroft1731/32 - Bef 1747
  8. Susanna Bancroft1733 -
  9. Joseph Bancroft1735 -
  10. Elizabeth Bancroft1738 -
  11. Hannah Bancroft1741 -
  12. Rebecca Bancroft1744 -
m. 12 Jan 1742/43
  1. Thomas Bancroft1743 - 1765
  2. Daniel Bancroft1745 - 1818
  3. William Bancroft1748 - 1841
  4. Phoebe Bancroft1751 - 1783
  5. Mary Bancroft1754 - 1830
  6. Benjamin Bancroft1757 -
  7. Jonathan Bancroft1759 -
  8. Jacob Bancroft1762 - 1848
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Bancroft
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] 26 Sep 1721 Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Christening[5] 1 Oct 1721 Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 12 Jan 1742/43 Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Phoebe Wardwell
Will[2] 28 Sep 1763
Death[1][4] 2 Oct 1763 Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation? Farmer
Probate[2] 7 Nov 1763
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Allen, John Kermott. "Thomas Bancroft of Dedham and Reading, Mass., and Some of His Descendants", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), Vol. 95, p. 62.

    Thomas Bancroft [#31], s/o Thomas Bancroft [#13, p. 94:314, and Lydia (Emery) Dean], b. Reading 26 Sep 1721, d. 2 Oct 1763, m. 12 Jan 1742 Phoebe Wardwell. "The will of Thomas' Bancroft, dated 28 Sept. 1763 and entered for probate 28 Nov. 1763, mentioned his wife Phoebe, who was executrix, and bequeaths to son Daniel 'all my carpentry tools of every sort'; to son William 'my gun'; to sons Benjamin, Jonathan, and Jacob; to daughter Phoebe, 'a widow' [sic, b. 1751 so too young to be a widow, this is a misreading, see abstract below]; to daughter Mary. Item: 'I give unto my dutiful son Thomas Bancroft my Great Bible at his grandmother Damon's death [from text, p. 94:314: the father's mother, Lydia (Emery) (Dean) Bancroft m. (3) Joseph Damon]; also my cordwainer or shoemaker tools of every sort; also I give unto my said son one half of his wages for his present year's work when the years service shall be completed to enable him to clothe himself at the age of twenty--one years.'"

  2. 2.0 2.1 Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Middlesex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1648-1871. (American Ancestors, 2014), File 991: Thomas Bancroft 1763.

    Will of "Thomas Bancroft of Reading", dated 28 Sep 1763, proved 28 Nov 1763, names wife Phebe Bancroft, son Thomas Bancroft ["my great Bible at his grandmother Damon's Decese"], son Daniel, son William, son Benjamin, son Jonathan, son Jacob, daughter Phebe [mention of widowhood refers to splitting property given to his wife during the wife's widowhood, not to Phebe], daughter Mary. Wife Phebe to be executrix.
    7 Nov 1763: Warrant to appraise estate.
    15 Nov 1763: Inventory of the Estate whareof mr Thomas Bancrof Late of Reading Decased Died Seized of: £463-13-5, by Jacob Townshend, Nathan Parker, Samuel Bancroft Jr.

  3. Baldwin, Thomas W. Vital Records of Reading, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1912), p. 21.

    BANCROFT, Thomas, s. of Thomas and Lideah, [born] Sept. 26, 1721.

  4. Baldwin, Thomas W. Vital Records of Wakefield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Mass, 1912), p. 260.

    BANCROFT, Tho[ma]s, [died] Oct. 1763, a. 42 y. CR.

  5. Baldwin, Thomas W. Vital Records of Wakefield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Mass, 1912), p. 14.

    BANCROFT, Thomas, s. of Thomas, Jr., bp. Oct. 1, 1721. CR