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Thomas Mumford, III

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Death: Died in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
Place of Burial: Kingston, RI, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Remington Mumford, Jr. and Sarah Sherman
Husband of Ester Tefft and Abigail Mumford
Father of John Mumford; Tabitha Rodman (Mumford); Sarah Mumford; Esther Mumford; Thomas Mumford, IV and 3 others
Brother of Abigail Fish; Sarah E Place; Sarah Arnold; James Munford Munford; (unknown) Kenyon (Mumford) and 4 others

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About Thomas Mumford, III

Thomas Mumford

Birth: November 25, 1656 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island

Death: April 11, 1726 in South Kingston, Rhode Island

Father: Thomas Mumford b. 1625 Oldham, Lancaster, England

Mother: Sarah Sherman, b. Oct. 1636 in Roxbury, Boston, MA; d. 1690 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Marriage: Abt. 1678

Spouse: Abigail Kenyon, born Abt. 1670 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, died May 1707


  • Thomas Mumford, b. April 01, 1687 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island; died 1760.
  • George Mumford, b. July 15, 1689 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island; died Abt. 1745. m. Mary Robinson Abt. 1709
  • Joseph Mumford, b. Sept 17, 1691, Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
  • William Mumford, born February 18, 1693/94 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
  • Benjamin Mumford, b. April 10, 1696 in South Kingston, Rhode Island.
  • Richard Mumford, b. September 06, 1698, Portsmouth, Rhode Island; died 1745. m. Sarah Abt. 1727; Richard was a Captain of a company in the Louisburg Expedition and died there in 1745.

Marriage (2) November 25, 1708 in Narragansett, Washington, Rhode Island,

Wife: Esther Tefft, b. Abt. 1689; d. 1726. daughter of Samuel Tefft and Elizabeth Jencks.


  • John Mumford
  • Sarah Mumford
  • Tabitha Mumford. She married Joseph Rodman.
  • Esther Mumford.

Notes for Thomas Mumford:

Excerpts from Eva Mumford Newburn 1971 Thomas and Abigail had six sons averaging six feet in height and were known as " the Thirty-six Feet of Mumfords".


Title: New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Media: Book, v 144, Page: 300

Title: The American Genealogist, Media: Book, Page: 20:201

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Thomas Mumford, III's Timeline

November 25, 1656
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Age 21
Of Portsmouth, Newport, R.I.
Age 30
Kingston, RI, USA
Age 34
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
February 18, 1693
Age 36
South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
November 25, 1708
Age 52
Narragansett, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
Age 52
Narragansett, RI, USA
Age 56
So Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island
April 11, 1726
Age 69
South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
February 3, 1938
Age 69