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About Thomas Strong

"Thomas - b. about 1637, Hingham, MA; d. Oct. 3, 1689. Mary HEWITT (d. Feb. 20, 1670), daughter of Rev. Ephraim HEWITT (or HUIT); and second Oct. 10, 1671, Northampton, MA Rachel HOLTON (b. about 1650), daughter of William and Mary. Rachel married second May 16, 1698 Nathan BRADLEY. Children of Thomas and Mary: Thomas married Mary STEBBINS; Maria married Samuel JUDD; John; Hewet; and Ashel married Mary HART. Children of Thomas and Rachel: Joseph married Sarah ALLEN (ancestors of Lady Diana SPENCER, Capt. Nathan HALE, and Hon. Jessie ROOT); Benjamin did not marry; Adino married Eunice; Waitstill married first Sarah JONES, and second Mindwell BARTLETT; Rachel married Miles DUDLEY; Selah married Abigail TERRY; Benajah married first Mehitale BURR, and second Sarah SHERMAN; Ephraim married Mary BUCKINGHAM; Elnathan married Patience JENNER; and Ruth married William DUDLEY. "


In 1659 he moved with his father Elder John Strong to Northampton. He had been a trooper back in Windsor under Major Mason. He was married twice and of his children, 15 in number, 9 were still living at his death. He was a farmer.


The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, who came from old to New England in 1635, and settled in New Haven in 1639, with numerous biographical notes and sketches : also, some account of the descendants of John Tuttle, of Ipswich; and Henry Tuthill, of Hingham, Mass. (1883)

  • NATHAN BRADLEY, b. 1638; came from England, a boy; landed at Saybrook; thence journeyed across the wilderness (then unbroken by settlements) to New Haven. He set in Guilford. He was quite a hunter, and discovered the sources of the Hammonaset river in a pond which is still called "Nathan's Pond", For a bear story in which he played a subordinate part, the principal being borne by the bear, see Farber's Hist. Coll. of Conn., p. 225. He m. (3) May 10 1698, RACHEL HOLTON, dau. of Dea. Wm. of Northampton, Mass., and wid. of THOMAS STRONG; Nathan Noah Bradley, exr. of the will of NATHAN BRADLEY of Guilford, paid legacies in 1711. Dec. 11 and 31, to Mary Tuttle, Patience Eaton, Esther Marshall; wit. to Mary Tuttle, Isaac Griswold and Wm. Rogers; wit. to Patience Eaton, Jonathan Murray and Joshua Tuttle.


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Thomas Strong's Timeline

October 26, 1637
December 5, 1660
Age 23
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
November 16, 1661
Age 24
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
August 31, 1663
Age 25
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
March 9, 1665
Age 27
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
December 2, 1666
Age 29
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
November 14, 1668
Age 31
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
October 10, 1671
Age 33
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States

STRONG FAMILY HISTORY, American Genealogical Research Institute, 1235 Keilworth Ave, N.E., Washington, D.C. Heritage Press, 1978

December 2, 1672
Age 35
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
January 25, 1676
Age 38
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA