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Thomas Starr, M.D.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ashford, Canterbury, Kent, England
Death: Died in Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. Comfort Starr and Elizabeth Starr
Husband of Susanna Starr; Rachel Starr Hicks and Hannah Starr
Father of Samuel Starr; Thomas Starr, Jr., Doctor; Comfort Starr; Elizabeth Treadwell; Benjamin Starr and 5 others
Brother of Elizabeth Maynard; Judith Starr; Mary Ann Maynard; Elizabeth Fernside; Rev. Comfort Starr and 5 others

Occupation: Surgeon in the Pequot War, Clerk of Writs in Charlestown, Massachusetts, Doctor, Surgeon
Managed by: Donald Franklin Colvin
Last Updated:

About Thomas Starr, M.D.

Emigrated in 1635 on the Hercules from England to Massachusetts.

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1615, December 31: Thomas, a son of the Reverend Comfort Starr, was born at Ashford, Chirurgnon, England.

"Some Colonial Families: Avery, Brewster, Mills, Morgan, Smith, Starr, Stewart, Tracy" by Eloise M. Roberts; pp. 63-4; privately printed at Avard, Oklahoma; 1926 (HeritageQuest)

1635c: Thomas Starr came to New England on the "Hercules" or "Sandwich" with his wife and three children believed to be: Thomas, John and Comfort.

"Some Colonial Families: Avery, Brewster, Mills, Morgan, Smith, Starr, Stewart, Tracy" by Eloise M. Roberts; pp. 63-4; privately printed at Avard, Oklahoma; 1926 (HeritageQuest)

1637, May 17: Thoms Starr, MD was named "chirurgery" to the forces against the Pequots.

"Biographical Encyclopaedia of Connecticut and Rhode Island of the nineteenth century" Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company of New York City, New York; 1881 (HeritageQuest)

1648-70: Thomas was a surgeon and living in Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

"Some Colonial Families: Avery, Brewster, Mills, Morgan, Smith, Starr, Stewart, Tracy" by Eloise M. Roberts; pp. 63-4; privately printed at Avard, Oklahoma; 1926 (HeritageQuest)

Additional Resources:

1) "The Planters of the Commonwealth, 1620-1640" by Charles Edward Banks; The Genealogical Publishing Company; Baltimore, Maryland; 1961 (974.4 B22PA ACPL)

2) "Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England" by James Savage; IV:171; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland; 1981 (929.274 S264 LAPL) (NE Sec. SR)

3) "New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 703; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS)

4) "A History of the Starr Family, of New England" by Burgis Pratt Starr; p. 382; Case, Lockwood and Brainard; 1879 ( 929.2 ST28S ACPL) (HeritageQuest)

5) "The Hamlin Family: a genealogy of Captain Giles Hamlin of Middletown, Connecticut, 1654-1900" by H. Franklin Andrews; p. 83; published by the author at Exira, Iowa: 1900 (HeritageQuest).

6) "Biographical Encyclopaedia of Connecticut and Rhode Island of the nineteenth century" Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company of New York City, New York; 1881 (HeritageQuest)

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Emigrated in 1635 on the Hercules from England to Massachusetts.

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1615, December 31: Thomas, a son of the Reverend Comfort Starr, was born at Ashford, Chirurgnon, England.

"Some Colonial Families: Avery, Brewster, Mills, Morgan, Smith, Starr, Stewart, Tracy" by Eloise M. Roberts; pp. 63-4; privately printed at Avard, Oklahoma; 1926 (HeritageQuest)

1635c: Thomas Starr came to New England on the "Hercules" or "Sandwich" with his wife and three children believed to be: Thomas, John and Comfort.

"Some Colonial Families: Avery, Brewster, Mills, Morgan, Smith, Starr, Stewart, Tracy" by Eloise M. Roberts; pp. 63-4; privately printed at Avard, Oklahoma; 1926 (HeritageQuest)

1637, May 17: Thoms Starr, MD was named "chirurgery" to the forces against the Pequots.

"Biographical Encyclopaedia of Connecticut and Rhode Island of the nineteenth century" Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company of New York City, New York; 1881 (HeritageQuest)

1648-70: Thomas was a surgeon and living in Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

"Some Colonial Families: Avery, Brewster, Mills, Morgan, Smith, Starr, Stewart, Tracy" by Eloise M. Roberts; pp. 63-4; privately printed at Avard, Oklahoma; 1926 (HeritageQuest)

Additional Resources:

1) "The Planters of the Commonwealth, 1620-1640" by Charles Edward Banks; The Genealogical Publishing Company; Baltimore, Maryland; 1961 (974.4 B22PA ACPL)

2) "Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England" by James Savage; IV:171; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland; 1981 (929.274 S264 LAPL) (NE Sec. SR)

3) "New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 703; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS)

4) "A History of the Starr Family, of New England" by Burgis Pratt Starr; p. 382; Case, Lockwood and Brainard; 1879 ( 929.2 ST28S ACPL) (HeritageQuest)

5) "The Hamlin Family: a genealogy of Captain Giles Hamlin of Middletown, Connecticut, 1654-1900" by H. Franklin Andrews; p. 83; published by the author at Exira, Iowa: 1900 (HeritageQuest).

6) "Biographical Encyclopaedia of Connecticut and Rhode Island of the nineteenth century" Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company of New York City, New York; 1881 (HeritageQuest)

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Thomas Starr, M.D.'s Timeline

1615
December 12, 1615
Ashford, Canterbury, Kent, England
December 13, 1615
Cranbrook, Kent, England
December 13, 1615
Cranbrook, Kent, England
December 31, 1615
Ashford, Kent, England
December 31, 1615
St. Mary's Ch, Kent, England
December 31, 1615
St. Mary, Ashford, Kent, England
December 31, 1615
St. Mary's Ch, Kent, England
December 31, 1615
Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom
1637
May 17, 1637
Age 21
May 17, 1637
Age 21