Person:Thomas Hayward (1)

Thomas Hayward about 1599 Aylesford, Kent, England
  1. Thomas Hayward1599 - before 1680/81
m. abt 1624
  1. John Hayward1626 - abt 1710
  2. Elizabeth Hayward1627 - 1705
  3. Thomas Hayward - 1698
  4. Susanna Hayward1632 - 1661
  5. Martha Hayward1634 - Bet 1701 and 1703
  6. Nathaniel Hayward1639 -
  7. Elisha Hayward1649 - 1710
  8. Mary Hayward1651 - 1707
  9. Deacon Joseph Hayward1656 - 1718
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Hayward
Gender Male
Birth[1] by about 1599 Aylesford, Kent, England
Marriage abt 1624 Aylesford, Kent, Englandto Susanna Unknown
Will[1] 29 June 1678 Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Death[1] before 8 Mar 1680/81 Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States(inventory)

On 14 March 1634/5, "Thos Hayward of Aylesford in Kent, tailor, & Susanna his wife," with children Thomas, John, Elizabeth, Susan, and Martha were enrolled at Sandwich as passengers for New England on the Hercules. [NEHGR 75:219]

Thomas received land in Cambridge 1635/6 and in Duxbury in 1638 and 1640. In 1660 and 1665, he and three others were granted parcels between Tetacutt and Taunton.

In his will, dated 29 June 1678, proved 7 Jun 1681 he calls himself "Thomas Hayward Senior of Bridgwater...yeoman." He names his son Joseph (who receives his house and 26 acres, plus another 40 nearby), son Elisha (40 acres on John's River and 30 acres on the easterly side of the Great River), grandchild Joseph Hayward (60 acres on the Titticult River), and son Nathaniel (who had previously received land). His inventory totaled £46 11s 9d, with no real estate listed.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Thomas Hayward, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011).

    Origin: Aylesford, Kent. Migration: 1635 on the Hercules. First Residence: Cambridge Removes: Duxbury by 1638, Bridgewater by 1658
    Birth: By about 1599 (based on estimated date of marriage)
    Death: Between 29 June 1678 (date of will) and 8 March 1680/1 (date of inventory)
    Marriage: By about 1624 Susanna

  2.   Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900: [database online] (not considered a reliable source). (Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004).

    Record for Thomas Hayward

Hercules (1635)
From Hotten:s Original Persons: "Of all such persons as embarked themselves in the good ship called the Hercules, of Sandwicxh, of the burthen of 200 tons, John Witherley, master, and therein transported from Sandwich to the plantation called New England in America; with the cerificates from the ministers where they last dwelt of their conversation, and conformity to the orders and discipline of the church, and that they had taken the oath of allegiance and supremacy. (The certificates, all dated February and March, 1634, are here omitted.)
Sailed: early 1635 from Sandwich, Kent, England under Master John Witherley
Arrived: summer 1635 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony

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Jonas Austen family - Thomas Besbeech family (and Egelden children, servant Agnes Love, Thomas Neuley, Joseph Pacheing) - James Bennet - Jno. Best - Thomas Bonney - Thomas Bridgen family - Robert Brook family (and Gallant children) - Thomas Champion - Isaac Cole family (servant Rose Tritton) - Hen. Ewell - Parnel Harris - William Hatch family (servants Joseph Ketchrell - Simon Ketcrell - William Holmes, Symon Sutton, Lydia Wells)- Samuel Hinkley family - Thomas Heyward family - Margaret Johnnes - Jno. Lewis family - Em. Mason - Jos. Rootes - James Sayers - Comfort Starre family (servant John Turkey) - Nathaniel Tilden family (servant Sara Couchman, Edward Ford, Thomas Lapham, Marie Perien) - Fannet not Wise - William Witherell family (servant Anne Richards) -

Resources: Primary Sources:
Other information: Sandwich history - Hotten's list - Bisbee (longer list and includes history of lists)