Person:Thomas Whittemore (3)

  1. Thomas Whittemore1593 - 1661
  • HThomas Whittemore1593 - 1661
  • WUnknown
  1. Sarah Whittemore1616 -
  1. Mary Whittemore1624 -
  2. Thomas Whittemore, Jr1626 -
m. 26 Oct 1632
  1. Daniel Whittemore1633 - 1683
  2. John Whittemore1635 - 1635
  3. Nathaniel Whittemore1636 - 1671
  4. John Whittemore1638 - 1694
  5. Benjamin WhittemoreAbt 1640 - 1726
  6. Elizabeth WhittemoreAft 1643 - Aft 1661
  7. Thomas WhittemoreAbt 1645 -
  8. Samuel WhittemoreAbt 1647 -
  9. Peletiah WhittemoreAbt 1650 - 1679
  10. Abraham Whittemore1653 - 1691
Facts and Events
Name[3] Thomas Whittemore
Gender Male
Christening[1] 6 Jan 1593 Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
Marriage 26 Oct 1632 Hitchin, Herts, Englandto Hannah Chawkley
Death[1] 26 May 1661 Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Thomas Whittemore came to America in 1642 with [third wife] Hannah and seven children, of whom John was the 5th and was born in Hitchin Parish, England. They settled in Charlestown, MA, which is now Malden. Thomas had five more children for a total of twelve. The name Whittemore at various times evolved from de Whytemere through Whytemere, Whitmore, and Whitemore, also spelled Whitamore.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Cutter, William Richard, and William Frederick Adams. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts. (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1910)
    1422.

    Thomas Whittemore b. Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, in Charlestown prior to 1640. He m. (2) England 14 Apr 1623 Sarah Deardes who d. 17 Nov 1628, m. (3) England Hannah ---, d. Malden 25 May 1661.

  2.   The Bi-centennial book of Malden: containing the oration and poem delivered on the two hundredth anniversary of the incorporation of the town, May 23, 1849, with other proceedings on that day, and matters pertaining to the history of the place. (Boston: Printed by G.C. Rand & Co., 1850)
    240-242.

    Will date 8 Feb, 1660/61, proved June 1661, "of Charlestown", mentions "Hanna my wife", "my eldest son, Thomas, being now in England", "Daniel, my son", "my son Nathaniel", "my son John", "my daughter Elizabeth", "my five youngest, Benjamin, Thomas, Samuel, Pelatiah and Abraham ... when they are at the age of one and twenty years", "my sons Daniel and Nathaniel ... executors".

  3. Whittemore, Bradford Adams, and Edgar Whittemore. Whittemore Family in America. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1952,1953,1954)
    v106 p 31-36.

    Thomas1 Whittemore of Hitchin, co. Herts, England, baptized there 6 Jan 1593 (The Register, vol 21, pp. 169-172), died in Malden, Mass., 26 May 1651. He married first ____; secondly, 14 April 1623, Sarah Deardes, who was buried in Hitchin 17 Nov 1628; and thirdly, 26 Oct. 1632, Hannah Chawley, maiden, of Hitchin (Herts Genealogist & Antiquarian, vol. 2, p. 143) died in Chelmsford, Mass., 19 May 1677, aged 65 (Chelmsford Vital Records), who married secondly, 3 Jun 1663, Benjamin Butterfield.