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Thomas Alderman, Sr.

Birthplace: Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, British Colonial America
Death: August 15, 1715 (32)
Cohansey, Salem County, Province of West Jersey, British Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of William Alderman of Simsbury and Mary Hilliard
Husband of Mary Alderman
Father of Infant Alderman; Mary Alderman; Thomas Alderman; William Alderman and Daniel Alderman
Brother of Mary Hiller; Sarah Moses; John Alderman; Joseph Alderman, Sr. and William Alderman, II
Half brother of Elizabeth Gleason

Occupation: weaver
Managed by: Vance Barrett Mathis
Last Updated:

About Thomas Alderman, Sr.

From Find a Grave:

Thomas Alderman is the son of William Alderman and Mary Case.

He was born 11 Jun 1683 or 9 Jan 1683. He married Mary Seagrave on the 27th of Apr 1702 at East Hampton, Suffolk, Long Island, New York. Their children were:

  • 1. Infant born (1704 died 31 Mar 1704)
  • 2. Mary Alderman (1705 - )
  • 3. Thomas Alderman (1707 - 1759)
  • 4. William Alderman (1709 - 1759)
  • 5. Daniel Alderman (1711-Oct 1785)

From Wikitree:

As recorded in the Book of Wills, Liber II, page 37 at the State House, Trenton, N. J.

"IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN: the thirteenth day of August 1715, I Thomas Alderman, of Cohansey, Weaver, being very sick and weak in body, but of perfect mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, that is to say, principally and first of all -- I give and recommend my soul into the hands of God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executrix and executor, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again, by the mighty power of God. "And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life with, I give, demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form. "Imprimis: I give and bequeath to Mary my dearly beloved wife, all my movable estate and the use of all my land and housing appurtenances thereunto belonging in Cohansey, that is to say my movable estate to her, her heirs, executors, and administrators or assigns forever, and the land and housings and improvements as above said I give and bequeath to her during the time of her widowhood, and after the time of her widowhood, as above said, is expired, my will is that Thomas, my son, shall have my plantation in Cohansey, with all buildings and improvements thereunto belonging, to him, his hers, executors, or assigns forever, he or they paying ye sume of five pounds to William, my son, and five pounds to Mary, my daughter, when they shall come to age according to law. "And all my land at Simsbury in New England I give to my son, Daniel, his heirs, executors, and assigns forever, with all appurtenances thereon belonging. "And I do make, ordain and constitute my well beloved wife my executrix, and Levi Preston, my beloved friend, my executor of this, my last will and testament, and I do hereby utterly disallow, revoke and disannul all former wills and testaments, legacies, and bequests executed by me in any way before named to be my last will and testament. "In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal ye day and year above said. Signed, sealed, published, pronounced, and declared by ye said Thomas Alderman as his last Will and Testament "Thomas Alderman "In presence of us, the subscribers, David Shepard, Ephraim Daton, John Ware. "Cohansey, August ye 20, 1715."

Additional Sources: Alderman Family in America

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Thomas Alderman, Sr.'s Timeline

January 9, 1683
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, British Colonial America
New Jersey, United States
August 15, 1715
Age 32
Cohansey, Salem County, Province of West Jersey, British Colonial America