Thomas Alcock (1583 - 1657)

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Birthplace: Impington, Cambridgeshire, England
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, MA
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.

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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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