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Thankful Boston (Micah)

Also Known As: "Thankfull"
Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts
Death: 1812 (68)
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of Seneca Boston
Mother of Freeborn Boston; Reuben Boston; Thomas Boston; Hannah Boston; Capt. Absalom Boston and 1 other

Managed by: Erica Howton
Last Updated:

About Thankful Boston

Added by E.C. Nickerson From official town records: When Seneca dies and wife Thankful is insane and can't act for self. Executors Francis Joy and Nathaniel Starbuck contract with Mary Boston (widow of Freeborn) to care for Thankful for life and so Mary gets a part of dwellinghouse "being in that part of the town called Newtown and standing on the West Monomoy Share No ** NOTE Taken care of for the rest of her LIFE" /ECN/ Absalom Boston, the well-known Nantucket whaling captain, was one of the six children of Seneca Boston and his wife, Thankful Micah, a Wampanoag Indian who all lived in the house. (1)

Family

Married

  1. 4 Jan 1770 in Nantucket, MA to Seneca Boston. He was the son of Boston and Maria.

6 children, all born in Nantucket, MA, include:

  1. Freeborn 1770 – 1809
  2. Reuben 1771 –
  3. Thomas 1775 –
  4. Hannah 1778 –
  5. Absalom F. 1785 – 1855
  6. Joseph 1789-

Sources

  1. Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket, Site 10 - Florence Higginbotham House - 27 York St., Nantucket
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Thankful Boston's Timeline

1744
1744
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts
1770
1770
Age 26
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
1771
1771
Age 27
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
1775
1775
Age 31
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
1778
1778
Age 34
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
1785
1785
Age 41
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
1789
1789
Age 45
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
1812
1812
Age 68
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States