Lt. John Thaxter

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John Thaxter

Birthplace: Hingham, Norfolk, England
Death: Died in Hingham, Suffolk County, Dominion of New England (Present Massachusetts)
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Thaxter and Elizabeth Dwight
Husband of Elizabeth Thaxter (Jacob)
Father of Capt. Thomas Thaxter; Elizabeth Cushing; Benjamin Thaxter; John Thaxter; Col. Samuel Thaxter and 6 others
Brother of Elizabeth Thaxter; Thomas Thaxter; Sarah Thurston; Daniel Thaxter and Samuel Thaxter
Half brother of William Ripley; Elizabeth Ripley and Ann Ripley

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About Lt. 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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Lt. John Thaxter's Timeline

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