Thomas Wales (1754 - 1840)

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Birthplace: Braintree, Norfolk, MA
Death: Died in Brockton, Plymouth, MA
Managed by: Jason Peter Herbert
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About Thomas Wales

THOMAS6 WALES (SARAH5 HAYWARD, ELIZABETH4 NILES, SAMUEL3, NATHANIEL2, JOHN1) was born March 30, 1754 in East Stouthton (Avon), Norfolk Co., Massachusetts762, and died August 12, 1840 in Brockton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts762.

He married (1) HANNAH BELCHER Abt. 1778 in Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts762, daughter of NATHANIEL BELCHER and LYDIA BRACKETT. She was born March 11, 1756 in Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts763, and died May 31, 1784 in Holbrook, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts764.

He married (2) MARY HOBART November 25, 1784 in Pembroke, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts764, daughter of THOMAS HOBART and JANE BAILEY. She was born 1755 in Pembroke, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, and died Bef. 1834.

Notes for THOMAS WALES: He was a Revolutionary War soldier.

     

Children of THOMAS WALES and HANNAH BELCHER are:

  1. i. HANNAH7 WALES, b. June 27, 1779, Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts; d. March 17, 1855.
  2. ii. LYDIA WALES, b. April 18, 1782, Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts765; d. Unknown; m. JOSEPH QUINT, Unknown; b. Unknown; d. Unknown.
  3. iii. DEBORAH WALES, b. Bef. May 31, 1784, Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts766; d. Unknown. Notes for DEBORAH WALES: She died in her youth - "she hung herself one Sunday afternoon when the family were at church". .
     

Children of THOMAS WALES and MARY HOBART are:

  1. iv. CAPTAIN THOMAS7 WALES, JR., b. January 05, 1786, Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts767; d. Unknown; m. CHLOE PACKARD, 1811, Brockton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; b. February 10, 1790, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; d. Unknown.
  2. v. MARY WALES, b. September 02, 1790, Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts767; d. 1836, Bangor, Penobscot Co., Maine768; m. LIEUT. NATHANIEL WILLIAMS COLLAMORE, November 09, 1813, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; b. July 13, 1787, Hanson, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; d. Unknown.
  3. 816. vi. REV. NATHANIEL WALES, b. April 02, 1793, Braintree (Randolph), Norfolk Co., Massachusetts; d. January 29, 1829, Belfast, Waldo Co., Maine.

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Massachusetts Town Death Records about Thomas Wales Name: Thomas Wales Death Date: 12 Aug 1840 Burial Place: Brockton Source: Vital Records of Brockton Complete Record: Thomas, Aug. 12, 1840, a. 91. G.R.6.

Source Information:

New England Historic Genealogical Society. Massachusetts Town Death Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999. Original data:

Vital Records of Bellingham Massachusetts to the Year 1850. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904.

Vital Records of Granville Massachusetts to the Year 1850. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1914.

Vital Records of Lawrence Massachusetts to the Year 1850. Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1926.

Vital Records of Lincoln Massachusetts to the Year 1850. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908.

Vital Records of Richmond Massachusetts to the Year1850. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1913.

Vital Records of Shirley Massachusetts to the Year 1850. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1918.

New England Historic Genealogical Society. Vital Records of Chelmsford Massachusetts to the Year 1849. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1914.

Description: Death records from various Massachusetts towns prior to 1850

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Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots about Thomas Wales Name: Thomas Wales Cemetery: Old Cem Location: East Main, Avon, Formerly East Stoughton MA 55 Reference: Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.4, p. Serial: 11912; Volume: 4


Source Information:

Hatcher, Patricia Law. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999. Original data: Hatcher, Patricia Law. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots. Vol. 1-4. Dallas, TX, USA: Pioneer Heritage Press, 1987

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Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850 about Thomas Wales Name: Thomas Wales Gender: Male Spouse: Mary Hobart Marriage Date: 25 Nov 1784 City: Pembroke County: Plymouth Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0423495.

Source Information:

Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp.. Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: With some noted exceptions all marriage records in this collection can be found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and may be available through Family History Centers throughout the United States. See table below for information listed.

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Thomas Wales's Timeline

1754
March 30, 1754
Braintree, Norfolk, MA
1760
1760
Age 5
1779
June 27, 1779
Age 25
Braintree, Norfolk, MA
1782
April 18, 1782
Age 28
1784
May 31, 1784
Age 30
November 25, 1784
Age 30
1786
January 5, 1786
Age 31
Braintree, MA, USA
1790
September 2, 1790
Age 36
1793
April 2, 1793
Age 39
1840
August 12, 1840
Age 86
Brockton, Plymouth, MA