Capt. Thomas Southworth, of the Plymouth Colony

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Thomas Southworth

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Leyden, South Holland, Netherlands
Death: December 08, 1669 (48-57)
Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Southworth, of Samlesbury & Leiden and Alice Bradford
Husband of Elizabeth Southworth
Father of Elizabeth Howland
Brother of Ens. Constant Southworth
Half brother of Maj. William Bradford, Jr., Dep. Gov. of Plymouth Colony; Mercy Vermayes; Joseph Bradford, of Plymouth and James Southworth

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About Capt. Thomas Southworth, of the Plymouth Colony

Thomas was one of two sons of Edward Southworth and Alice Carpenter. The other son was Constant Southworth. They were member of the Separatist Movement in England that left for Leiden, Holland. Members of the group left Holland for England after they noticed that their children were becoming Dutch and losing their English Culture. Edward died in England and Alice received an invitation from Gov. William Bradford to move to Plymouth and become his wife. Alice moved her family to the New World in 1630 where she married Bradford.

Mary E. Sayler

"Rarely indowed both in Sacred and Civil Respects", arrived, Plymouth, c.1628. Agent at Kennebec, 1651-54, representing stepfather Bradford's interests, asst. govenor, 1652-3, 1657-69, commissioner to New England Confederacy, 1659-61,1654,1667-69.

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Thomas Southworth, brother of Constant Southworth, was probably born at Leiden ca 1616-1620. He came to Plymouth sometime after 1627, most likely living with his mother, Alice, and her husband, Gov. William Bradford. He married 1 September 1641 Elizabeth Reyner, daughter of Rev. John Reyner, and they had one child, Elizabeth, who married Joseph Howland. On 28 October 1641 William Bradford gave a house and land "unto my sone-in-law [stepson] Thomas Southworth". He died 8 December 1669. His will dated 18 November 1669, proved 1 March 1669/70, named his wife and his daughter Elizabeth Howland, and her husband Joseph, and left gifts to Thomas Southworth. The Thomas Southworth who came to Plymouth should not be confused with his uncle, Thomas Southworth, who stayed behind in Leiden.

Abstract Will: Captain Thomas Southworth

Will, 18th November 1669. To daughter Elizabeth Howland, housing and lands in Plymouth; to her husband, his rapier and belt. To Thomas Faunce, DEborah Morton, and William Churchill.. To his brother Constant Southworth, whom he charges "for the support of my wife in her poor condition." Witnesses, John Morton, George Bonum. Inventory by George Watson, John Morton, and Ephriam Morton. Exhibited at court, 1 March 1669, on oath of Joseph Howland. Thomas was born in 1617 at Leyden, Holland.6 He was the son of Edward Southworth and Alice Carpenter. He migrated from Plymouth to in 1628. He married Elizabeth Raynor on 1 September 1641 at Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.7,5 Thomas [Captain] Southworth left a will on 18 November 1669; Captain Thomas Southworth, Last Will & Testament

The Last Will and Testament of Captaine Thomas Southworth deceased exhibited to the Court of his Matie held att Plymouth the first day of March Anno: domine one Thousand six hundred sixty and nine; on the oathes of Gorge Bonum and Iohn Morton;

This eighteenth day of Nouember Anno: domine: one Thousand six hundred sixty and nine;

The Last Will and Testament of Captaine Thomas Southworth Memorandum;

I giue vnto my daughter Elizabeth howland all my housing and Lands both vpland and meddow within the Township of Plymouth to her and her heires Lawfully begotten vpon her owne body; To them and theire heires for euer; Item I giue all my other Lands out of the Township of Plymouth vnto my said daughter Elizabeth and vnto her husband Ioseph howland; Towards the payment of my debts; to be done with the advise of the Supervisors of this my last will and Testament

Item I giue my Rapier and belt to my sonne in Law Ioseph howland I giue Thomas Faunce forty shillings to be payed in sheep or neate Cattle

I giue vnto deborah Morton the sume of forty shillings to be payed in sheep or neate Cattle

Item I giue vnto William Churchill a sheep to be deliuered to him the next Springe following the date heerof That lott and halfe of Land which is att the Eelriuer which was exchanged by mr William Bradford deceased: with Iohn Faunce for a Lott att Ionses Riuer I doe yeild vp all my Interest in the said Lott of Land & halfe To Thomas Faunce and his heires for euer

The Rest of my estate I leaue in the hands of my son Ioseph howland and my daughter his wife & my brother Constant Southworth To be disposed of as they shall see Reason: for the supply of my wife in her poor Condition

Thomas Southworth

and a seale

Witnes

Iohn Morton

Gorge Bonum;

Plymouth Colony Wills, vol. III, p. 1.


Born about 1617 (based on age at death), son of Edward and Alice (Carpenter) Southworth. He cam to Plymouth Colony in 1628 with his brother, Constant. Died at Plymouth, 8 December 1669, in his 53rd year. Married Elizabeth Reynor at Plymouth, 1 September 1641. She died after 3 June 1679, Their only known child: Elizabeth (Southworth) Howland.

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@R1003469178@ North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000 Ancestry.com Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. 1,61157::0 Book Title: A genealogy of the Southworths (Southards), descendants of Constant Southworth : with a sketch of t 1,61157::2939260

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@R1003469178@ North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000 Ancestry.com Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. 1,61157::0 Book Title: A genealogy of the Southworths (Southards), descendants of Constant Southworth : with a sketch of t 1,61157::2939260

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Capt. Thomas Southworth, of the Plymouth Colony's Timeline

1616
1616
Leyden, South Holland, Netherlands
1616
Leyden, Holland
1616
Leyden,Holland
1620
1620
Age 4
England, United Kingdom
1628
1628
Age 12
MA
1628
Age 12
Plymouth, MA
1649
1649
Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Colonial America
1669
December 8, 1669
Age 53
Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts
1910
September 13, 1910
Age 53