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Thomas Alcock

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Impington, Cambridgeshire, England
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, MA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Alcock and Alice Alrich
Father of Rebecca Alcott
Brother of Dea. George Alcock; Elizabeth Whitehead; Katherine Belcher; Grace Carwithy and Anne Alcock

Occupation: cowkeeper
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About Thomas Alcock

1609, January 20: Thomas Alcott was born at the Village of Skipton, Skipton Parish (Yorkshire West Riding) England.

1630: Thomas Alcott was the first Alcott in America and arrived with the Reverend Winthrop.

"Genesis and Genealogy: Bronson Alcott's Changing Views of the Child" by Bruce A. Ronda from the "NEHGS Register" 135:270; the New England Historic Genealogy Society; Boston, Massachusetts; October, 1981 (Per SCGS)

1657, July 14: Thomas Alcott died Denham Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Additional Resources:

1) "New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 7; Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS)

-- another source said that he died on Sept 14, not July 14, and in Boston, not in Dedham.

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SALEM-WITCH/2000-07/0964143256

-- This Boston idea is accurate, per http://www.fortunecity.com/millennium/hindmarsh/384/d43.htm#P18667:

Thomas Alcock died on 14 Sep 1657 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Extract from Genealogical Notes on the Families of Daniel Lane 2d and Mary Griswold Lane:

Thomas Alcock, and his brother George, came from England with Governor Winthrop in 1630; his name is found on the list of members of First church, Boston, in 1638, though he seems to have lived at Charlestown; settled at Dedham in 1639; returned to Boston, where he died. Children, seven daughters and two sons.

[The Hulion Family Tree2.FTW]

Extract from Genealogical Notes on the Families of Daniel Lane 2d and Mary Griswold Lane:

Thomas Alcock, and his brother George, came from England with Governor Winthrop in 1630; his name is found on the list of members of First church, Boston, in 1638, though he seems to have lived at Charlestown; settled at Dedham in 1639; returned to Boston, where he died. Children, seven daughters and two sons. Parents: Alcock (Father of Thomas & George Alcock).

Children were: Philip ALCOCK.

Another source about the Winthrop Fleet passengers http://members.aol.com/myself7482/winthrop.htm says that Thomas was:

Brother of George. Probably from Leicestershire. Member church 1630. Removed to Dedham. Freeman 6 May 1635. Died 1657.

notes

From Descent of Comfort Sands and of His Children, with Notes on the Families of Ray, Thomas, Guthrie, Alcock, Palgrave, Cornell, Dodge, Hunt, Jessup (Google eBook) Temple Prime De Vinne Press, 1886 - Genealogy - 91 pages.  Page 57:

Appendix. Abstract of Will of George Alcock. (gen. Reg. n. 104.) 22 day 11th, called December, Anno Domini 1640. The last "Will & Testament wch I George Alcock of Roxbury in N: E: doe make, havinge yet my perfect vnderstandinge and memory according to the measure thereof. Debts to be paid both in owld England & in new. My debt of 40£. to my sonne John, woi I have of his in my hands.— Wife to have £100, to be paid her in whatsoever she shall chuse.— Brother Thomas Alcocke of Dedham all that he oweth me, & my Heifer w0" is wth calfe, wh came of the great Cow, if my goodes will howld out, else he shall have only hir Calfe, & I give his 2 children each of them 2.lb- To our brother Edward Porter, 20 bushles of Indian Come, & to our brother Chandler, the monye he oweth me.— To Elizabeth Blandfeild 2', she shall (be) put forth where she may be well educated.— To my servant Joseph Wise, my young heifer, & the rest of his time, from after mid-somer next.— To my servant, John Plimton, his time from after midsomer, for 5l — My youngest sone shall have the silver bowles, & my wife the silver spoons.— My house and lands to be improved for the best, for the education of my children, and the half e of ye revenue of the farme shall be to educate my sone John in learninge, together wtb the wisest improvement of his 40'—The other half to educate sone Samuell, for 7 yeares, beginning from y 1st daye of ye 11 month, called January, about w011 time expired, my sone John will be 21 yeares of age.— Part of the debts to my brother Carwithy be layde out on the 2 Cowes I had of Mr Perkins.— My lovinge brethren, Phillip Eliot & William Park be my executors. My brother Mr Hooker, Mr Welde, Mr Eliot, Isaac Heath to overseers. George Alcocke

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Thomas Alcock's Timeline

1583
1583
Impington, Cambridgeshire, England
1646
August 21, 1646
Age 63
Dedham, MA
1657
September 14, 1657
Age 74
Boston, Suffolk, MA
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