John Thaxter (1626 - 1687) MP

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Birthplace: Hingham, Norfolk, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Hingham, Plymouth County, Dominion of New England (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
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About John Thaxter

John, b. in Eng. 1626, m. in Hing. Dec. 4, 1648, Elizabeth, dau. of Nicholas an

d Mary Jacob. She was b. in Eng. 1632, and surviving him, m. secondly, March 23, 1690-91, Daniel Cushing, Esq., widower. John d. 14 March, 1686-87, æt., as his gravestone says, 61 yrs. Was chosen lieut. in 1664, afts. capt. When serving against the Dutch at N.Y. he 'was preferred for' (promotion?) under orders from Cromwell. In 1680 he was in command of a troop of cavalry. Selectman in 1662,1670, 1673, 1675, 1680, 1681, 1683, and 1685; representative at the General Court 1666, etc. Resided on North St., where now stands St. Paul's Catholic Church.

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Lieut. John Thaxter's Timeline

1626
1626
Hingham, Norfolk, England, (Present UK)
1648
December 14, 1648
Age 22
Hingham, Suffolk County (Present Plymouth County), Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1651
December 4, 1651
Age 25
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1654
June 4, 1654
Age 28
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1656
June 1, 1656
Age 30
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1660
February 19, 1660
Age 34
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1663
February 4, 1663
Age 37
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1665
August 1, 1665
Age 39
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1667
August 19, 1667
Age 41
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1669
September 5, 1669
Age 43