Person:Thomas King (112)

Watchers
Elder Thomas King
chr.24 Feb 1613/14 Cold Norton, Essex, England
  • HElder Thomas King1613/14 - 1691
  • WSarah Tinker1619 - 1652
m. Bef 1639
  1. Rhoda King1639 -
  2. George King1642 -
  3. Thomas King1645 -
  4. Daniel King1647/48 -
  5. Sarah King1650 -
  6. John King1652 -
  • HElder Thomas King1613/14 - 1691
  • WJane YoungCal 1597 - 1653
m. 31 Mar 1653
m. Aft 8 Oct 1653
Facts and Events
Name[1] Elder Thomas King
Gender Male
Christening[1] 24 Feb 1613/14 Cold Norton, Essex, England
Emigration[1] 1635 On the Blessing.
Residence[1] 1635 Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage Bef 1639 to Sarah Tinker
Marriage 31 Mar 1653 Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesto Jane Young
Marriage Aft 8 Oct 1653 to Anne Unknown
Other[1] 1 Jun 1658 Admitted Plymouth Colony freeman.
Will[1] 30 Jun 1691
Death[1] 24 Sep 1691 Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Estate Inventory[1] 3 Nov 1691 Untotalled; no real estate.
Probate[1] 16 Mar 1691/92 Will proved.


Blessing (1635)
The people who probably sailed on the blessing are known based on lists compiled at port in 1635.
Sailed: July 1635 from London, England under Master John Lester
Arrived: Sep 1635 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony

Passengers:
~50 (Full List)
Henry Beck - Thomas Biggs - Jo. Briggs - Gilbert Brooke - William Brooke - Christion Buck - John Burles - Nathaniell Byham - Richard Cope - William Cope - Suzan Danes - Barnabie Davies - Jo. Fitch - Hathoway, Jo. Hathoway - Richard Hollingworth and family - Elizabeth Holly - Mary Hubbard - Christian Hunter and family - Edward Ingram - Jo. Jackson and family - Thomas King - Suzan King - Robert and Elizabeth Lewes - Nicholas Long - Jo. Manifold - Richard More - Jo. Mory - Thomazin Munson - Robert Onyon - Nicholas Robinson and family - Robert Salwell and family - Richard Sexton - Mary Spratt - Jo. Stucbridge and family - Thomas Trentum - Robert Turner - Sara Tynkler - William Vassall and family

Resources: Primary Sources:
Other information: Passenger list - Olive Tree


References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Thomas King, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011)
    IV:171-173.

    ORIGIN: Cold Norton, Essex.
    MIGRATION: 1635 on the Blessing (on 17 June 1635, "Thomas King," aged 21, was enrolled at London as a passenger for New England on the Blessing [Hotten 93]).
    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Admitted to Scituate church on 25 February 1637/8 [NEHGR 9:280]. After the departure of Rev. John Lothrop in 1639, Thomas King adhered to the faction that supported Rev. William Witherell against Rev. Charles Chauncy and at an early date was made Ruling Elder of the Witherell congregation [Scituate Hist 59-90].
    FREEMAN: … Admitted Plymouth Colony freeman, 1 June 1658 (as "Mr. Thomas Kinge") [PCR 3:137]. In Scituate sections of Plymouth Colony lists of 1658, 29 May 1670 and 4 June 1689 [PCR 5:275, 8:198, 204].
    BIRTH: Baptized at Cold Norton, Essex, 24 February 1613[/4?] [NEHGR 62:xxi]. (He was aged 21 on 27 Jun 1635 [Hotten 93]).