Thomas Yale, Jr. (1616 - 1683) MP

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Birthplace: Plas Grono, Wrexham, Denbigh, Wales
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Occupation: Captain/ A justice of the peace in New Haven Colony
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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About Thomas Yale, Jr.

- Was a Captain.

- Came to America in 1637.

- He settled in the New Haven Colony and signed the Fundamental Agreement of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

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Mr. Yale came to America in 1637, with his father-in:law, Gov. Eaton, and others, and settled in New Haven, as a merchant, in 1638, with an estate of £300. After the death of Eaton, he accompanied his mother and Hannah Eaton, his • half sister, with his son Elihu, and brother David to England, 1658.

He returned the year following to New Haven, and purchased lands in that part of the town which is now North Haven, and settled on them as early as 1660. He was one of the principal men in the colony, a signer of the Plantation Covenant of New Haven, and filled with honor many offices of trust, with credit to himself, and to the satisfaction of his friends and fellow colonists. He left an estate of £479.

Capt. Thomas Yale died March 27, 1683, aged 67 years.

Mrs. Mary Yale died October 15, 1704, aged 78 years

Children.

1 John, born about 1646, in New Haven.

2 Thomas, born about 1647, in New Haven.

3 Elihu, born April 5, 1648, in New Haven.

4 Mary, born October 26, 1650, in New Haven. She married

 The tomb stone erected to her memory is now (1850) standing in the old Grave Yard in North Haven.

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Signed the Fundamental Agreement of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fundamental_Agreement_of_the_New_Haven_Colony

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Notes for Thomas Yale , Capt.:

Of New Haven Colony, CT.

Justice of the Peace 6 May 1648.

Deputy to the General Court.

Took part in King Philip's War.

He appears to have had a farm a few miles north of the New Haven town plot.

In the seating plan of the New Haven meeting house he was assigned the "3rd seat ... in the cross seats at the end".

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Capt. Thomas Yale, Jr.'s Timeline

1616
1616
Plas Grono, Wrexham, Denbigh, Wales
1645
1645
Age 29
New Haven, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut, (Present USA)
1646
1646
Age 30
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1647
1647
Age 31
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut
1648
April 5, 1648
Age 32
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1650
October 26, 1650
Age 34
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1652
January 3, 1652
Age 36
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1655
May 6, 1655
Age 39
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1660
May 5, 1660
Age 44
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1662
July 6, 1662
Age 46
New Haven, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)