Thomas Bacor, of Hingham (c.1648 - 1678) MP

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Birthplace: Perhaps England or, Massachusetts
Death: Died
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About Thomas Bacor, of Hingham

Notes

  • (It has been suggested that Nicholas Baker also had a son, Thomas, who married Christian Beal, daughter of Nathaniel Beal, but that’s probably Nicholas Bacor.)
  • "Sons John and Thomas died before their father's will of 1678" (1)

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Thomas Bacor of Hingham married Christian Beal, daughter of Nathaniel Beal and granddaughter of John Beal of Hingham. She was presumably the child baptized on 9 November 1654 [NEHGR 121:104], and died at Boston on 20 September 1677 [NEHGR 121:200], leaving a small son, Thomas. This Thomas is mentioned in the will of his grandfather Beal, who died on 20 December 1708, the will being proved on 29 December that year [Savage 1:146]. If Thomas Bacor was Nicholas' son, and left a child named Thomas (even if he himself died as a young man), then why did the godly grandfather Baker not name grandson Thomas in his will, as grandfather Beal did? However, Thomas does not seem to be Nathaniel's son, and there are no other Bakers in Hingham. The possibility exists that Thomas Bacor was really Thomas Bacon and perhaps a son of GEORGE BACON of Hingham, although a new reading of the original manuscript of Hobart's journal at the Massachusetts Historical Society shows conclusively that the surname is written Bacor in the original. It is doubtful that Thomas belongs in either the Baker or the Bacon families here mentioned, and he was probably from somewhere else.

Citations

  1. Genealogical record Rev. Nicholas Baker (1610-1678) and his descendents by Fred A. Baker.Published 1917 by The author in Detroit, Mich .  Page 12
  2. Torrey, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004. "BAKER, Thomas & Christian Beale. (1654-1677); 6 Nov 1674; Hingham/ Boston."
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Thomas Bacor, of Hingham's Timeline

1648
1648
Massachusetts
1674
November 6, 1674
Age 26
1677
1677
Age 29
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
1678
August, 1678
Age 30