Thomas Wakefield (1751 - 1839)

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Birthplace: Reading, MA, USA
Death: Died in Reading, MA, USA
Managed by: Christopher Gibbons
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About Thomas Wakefield

From "Wakefield Memorial" by HOMER WAKEFIELD, M. D. 1897

97. Thomas" Wakefield {Thomas/^ Joseph,^ John,^ John,- John^), son of Thomas and Dorcas (Pratt) Wakefield, was born at Reading, Mass., January 12. 1751; died in Reading, Mass., January 11, 1839. He married, in 1772, Elizabeth (Betsey), daughter of Phineas and Abigail ( ) Hardy, of Hollis, N. H., who was born at Bradford, Mass., Julj' 22, 1750, and died at Champion, N. Y., January 10, 1832. They lived iij Amherst seven years, thence removed to Dublin in 1778, and to Jaft'ery in 1804. He was a farmer. At Amherst, N. H., in 1776, he signed pledge at the risk of life to oppose with arms the hostile proceedings of the British fleets and arms against the United Colonies.

CHILDREN. 133.— 1. Thomas, born August 5, 1773: married Olive Hart, of Castine, Maine, 1805. 123.—2. OthaNIEl or Otis, born April 25. 1775: died at Seneca. N. Y., Septembers, 1801. 134.-3. Elizabeth (Betsey), born at Amherst. March 8. 1777; married Timothy Wakefield, jr.: died at Reading. September 18, 1840. 135—4 Cyrus, born September 16. 1779. at Dublin, N. H. : married June —, 1803, Sarah Mason: died October. 5. 1810. 136.—5. James, born at Dublin. N.H., September 9. 1782; married October 11, 1803, Hannah Hemmenway: died May 25. 1864. 137—6. Abigail, born at Dublin N. H.. June 3. 1781; married January 18. 1807, Rev. Amos Pettingil, of Conn.: removed to Champlain. N. "Y. : died March 25, 1810. 138—7. Peter, born April 16. 1786. at Dublin. N. H.; married November, 1809;, Esther Whitcomb: died July 13, 18.55. 139—8. Martha, born April 11. 1788. at Dublin. N. H. : married November 10, 1819. Rev. Peter Sanborn. She died at Reading. May 2, 1847 or^ 1849; five children. 130.—9. Dorcas, born March 11, 1790, at Dublin, N. H.: married , 1816, Horace Rudd: died February 22, 1857. 131—10 Joseph H.. born July 7. 1792, at Dublin. N. H. ; married December 13, 1812, Eunice Sawyer; married, secondl}', , Pepper; died January 18, 183.5.

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Thomas Wakefield's Timeline

1751
January 12, 1751
Reading, MA, USA
1773
August 5, 1773
Age 22
November 25, 1773
Age 22
Hollis, NH, USA
1775
April 25, 1775
Age 24
1777
March 8, 1777
Age 26
Amherst, New Hampshire, USA
1779
September 16, 1779
Age 28
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA
1782
September 9, 1782
Age 31
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA
1784
June 3, 1784
Age 33
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA
1786
April 16, 1786
Age 35
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA
1788
April 11, 1788
Age 37
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA