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Jane Mayhew (Galland)

Also Known As: "Paine", "Jane Gallion", "Jane Gallyou"
Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Wantage, Berkshire, England
Death: Died in Edgartown, Dukes, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward Galland and Agnes Galland
Wife of Thomas Paine, of London and Governor Thomas Mayhew
Mother of Jane Sarson; Thomas Paine, Jr.; Hannah Daggett; Bethiah Way; Martha Mayhew and 2 others

Occupation: 2nd wife of Thomas
Managed by: Kathleen Allison Culver
Last Updated:

About Jane Mayhew


'Jane Gallion

Born in Medford, Middlesex, England on 1612

to Gallion and Gallion.

Jane married Thomas Paine and had a child.

Jane married Thomas Mayhew and had 7 children.

She passed away on 1675 in Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA.

Family Members


Gallion 1565-Unknown

Gallion 1585-1590


Thomas Paine 1595-1634

Thomas Mayhew 1591-1681


Jane Paine 1629-1670

Hannah Mayhew

Hannah Mayhew

Thomas Mayhew 1632-1682

Hannah Mayhew 1635-1691

Bethiah Mayhew 1650-1695

Martha Mayhew 1634-1717

Mary Mayhew 1643-1686

IMMIGRANT - Was Gov. Mayhew's 1st wife. (Conover) Conover gives last name as Gallyou.

Bonnie Hubbard states that Jane was "the widow of a London merchant, Thomas Paine. Family tradition says her maiden name was Gallion. Jane had two young children whom she brought with her to New England. The older was a daughter, also named Jane, born about 1628 or 9, who later married our Thomas2 Mayhew, her stepbrother. The younger was Thomas Paine Jr., who was lost at sea in 1657 with Thomas2. ... (Her first husband) had left to his son Thomas some lands in England and it was to settle this estate that the elder Jane went to England in 1642."

Gov. Thomas Mayhew married (2) Jane (Gallion) Paine, widow of Thomas Paine, London merchant. She died after 1666 but before her husband. They had four children: Hannah Doggett, Bethiah Harlock Way, Mary, & Martha Tupper. (By Linda Mac)

Susan's family sheet of Jane Gallion Paine Mayhew: She was married to Thomas Paine, 15 Oct 1620 in Wantane, Bershire, England- they have two children: Jane Paine and Thomas Paine

She was married to Thomas Paine Mayhew, 1634 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA- they have 5 children: Mary Mayhew, Martha Mayhew, Thomas Payne Mayhew, Hannah Mayhew and Bethiah Mayhew


  1. Thomas Paine (1608 - 1635)*
  2.   Thomas Mayhew (1593 - 1682)


  1.   Jane Paine Mayhew Sarson (1625 - ____)*
  2.   Thomas Paine (1632 - 1657)*
  3.   Hannah Mayhew Doggett (1635 - 1723)*
  4.   Bethia Mayhew Harlock Way (1636 - ____)*
  5.   Mary Mayhew (1639 - ____)*
  6.   Martha Mayhew Tupper (1641 - ____)*


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Jane Mayhew's Timeline

November 2, 1602
Wantage, Berkshire, England
November 2, 1602
Wantage, Berk, ENGLAND
November 2, 1602
Wantage, Berk, ENGLAND
November 2, 1602
Wantage, Berkshire, England
Age 22
London, Middlesex, England
February 8, 1632
Age 29
London, London, England
June 15, 1635
Age 32
Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
December 6, 1636
Age 34
Watertown, (Present Middlesex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony