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Thomas King, Jr.

Birthplace: Tarrant, Hinton, Dorset, England
Death: Died in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas King, Sr and Sarah Susan King
Husband of Bridget King and Anne King
Father of Anna Kerley; Mary King Rice; Sarah Josselyn; Elizabeth Rice (King); Peter King, Deacon and 4 others
Brother of Peter King and Grace King

Occupation: Deacon, Planter
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About Deacon Thomas King

Thomas King, Jr.

  • Birth: 1595/1600 in Tarrant/Hinton,Dorset, England
  • parents: Thomas King b: ABT 1570 in Shaftsbury,Dorset, England, Mary
  • Christening: JUL 1596 Tarrant,Dorset, England
  • Married: Anne Collins, Bridget Locker
  • Death: 3 MAY 1676 in Marlborough,,Massachusetts


  • 1st to Anne COLLINS b: ABT 1609 in Dunston,London,ENGLAND Married: ABT 1625 in , , ENGLAND


  1. Anna KING b: ABT 1625 in ,Dorset,ENGLAND
  2. Peter KING b: ABT 1628 in ,Dorset,ENGLAND
  3. Mary KING b: 12 MAR 1629 in Shaston,Dorset,ENGLAND
  4. Sarah KING b: ABT 1632 in ,Dorset,ENGLAND
  5. Elizabeth KING b: ABT 1635 in Purebeck,Dorset,ENGLAND
  6. Martha KING b: ABT 1638 in ,,Massachusetts
  7. Thomas KING b: 4 DEC 1642 in Sudbury,,Massachusetts


  • 2nd to BRIDGET LOCKER Married: 26 DEC 1655 in Sudbury,,Massachusetts


  • May also have been baptised on 5 Sep 1599 in Hinton, Dorset, England.
  • Over in "Elizabeth" in 1634 ????
  • In the Indian wars of 1675 (King Phillips) he was in the household of his son-in-law William Kerley.

In Sudbury about 1638/9 where he owned land in the 2 mile grant #50.

  • Granted land in Watertown in 1650
  • Colonial Records by Franklin Rice Pub.1910; Grant of land in New Town of Marlborough, Ma. Sep. 1660 (39 1/2 acres)
  • Will dated 3/21/1675/6 and proved 3/24/1676/7 showing value of 383 pounds.
  • Mentioned in his brother, Peter's, will-- "GENEALOGICAL GLEANINGS IN ENGLAND" by Henry F. Waters (Gleanings Book 2.) p1089
  • Pioneers of Massachusetts by Charles Henry Pope p.270
  • History of Framingham by William Barry p.156
  • Ancestral Heads of New England Families by Frank R. Holmes (1620-1700) p.140

Thomas KING was born in 1605 in Tarrant, Dorset, England. He died on 3 May 1676 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Parents: Thomas KING and Sarah Susan (King).

He was married to Anne COLLINS in Dorsetshire, England. Children were: Anna KING, Peter KING, Mary KING, Sarah KING, Elizabeth KING, Martha KING, Mercy (Mary) KING, Thomas KING.

He was married to Bridgett LOKER on 26 Dec 1655 in England.

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Deacon Thomas King's Timeline

May 5, 1594
Rattlesden, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
July 1596
Tarrant, Dorset, England
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Tarrant, Dorset, England
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of Tarrant, Dorset, England
July 1596
Hinton, Dorset, England
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Hinton, Dorset, England
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Hinton, Dorset, England
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Dorset, England
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Dorsetshire, England, United Kingdom