Thomas Cilly, of Isle of Shoals

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Thomas Cilley (Sealey)

Also Known As: "Richard Sealey", "Sealey", "Seeley"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stoke-in-Teigenhead, Devon, England
Death: between 1679 and 1686
Isle of Shoals, Kittery, York County, Maine
Immediate Family:

Son of Andrew Sealy and Joan Sealy
Husband of Martha Clough
Father of Mary Davis; Capt. Thomas Cilley and Benoni Cilley

Occupation: Fishing master ?
Managed by: Trudy Lee McArthur
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

About Thomas Cilly, of Isle of Shoals

AKA Sealy Sealy Cilley Cilly Seeley Seely Sellea


'Not sure if this was Thomas or Richard Sealey (later Cilley)

  • Death: AFT 1678 in Isles of Shoals, Kittery, York, ME U. S. A.
  • Father: Andrew CILLEY
  • Mother: Joane [CILLEY]

Marriage

  1. Martha BLAISDELL b: 5 MAR 1641/2 in Salisbury, Essex, MA U. S. A. [SIC: her sister's Mary's birth date?] Married: BEF 1667 in NH, daughter of Ralph & Elizabeth Blaisdell. She was the widow of Richard Bowden, and married 3rd, after (John? Richard? Thomas?) death to John Clough of Salisbury as his 2nd wife.

From http://www.cilley.net/thecilleypages/cilley-en-o/p740.htm

Thomas Sealey was baptized on 28 July 1638 at Stoke-in-Teignhead, Devon, England.1 He was the son of Andrew Sealy and (?) (?).1 He married Martha Blaisdell, daughter of Ralph Blaisdell and Elizabeth (?), in 1662 at Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire.2 He died in 1686 at Hampton.2

Thomas Sealey was also known as Thomas Sealy.2 He was living on 14 April 1664.1, when he was named as a legatee in his father's will. A Thomas Sellie was living on the west side of the Kennebec River, in Maine, in 1665, and was a refugee in Braintree, Mass., where the Oath of Allegiance of Thomas Scilley was recorderd in Jan. 1678/9.1

Children of Thomas Sealey and Martha Blaisdell

  • Captain Thomas Cilley+3 b. bt 1670 - 1675
  • Benoni Cilley+3 b. c 1680, d. 30 Apr 1746

From http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pjmpjm&id...

from SAVAGE:

He doesn't mention a Richard Cilley or Sealy, but gives: "WILLIAM, Isle of Shoals, perhaps br. of John of the same, was of gr. jury 1656, d. at Saco, 1672, says Folsom, 188, wh. tells, that his d. Emma m. John Ruel, and Dorcas m. James Gibbins, jr. in 1668."

notes

Richard was the fishing master on the Isles of Shoals in 1651. He signed the petition of the inhabitants to have the Isles constituted as a township in 1653. He was named commissioner to end small cases that same year. He moved to Saco, Maine where his wife was listed in the meeting house seating-list in 1666. During King Philip's War in 1675-1676 they had to take refuge in Salem, MA. He took the oath of alligiance to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in Boston in 1678.

Richard was the fishing master on the Isles of Shoals in 1651. He signed the petition of the inhabitants to have the Isles constituted as a township in 1653. He was named commissioner to end small cases that same year. He moved to Saco, Maine where his wife was listed in the meeting house seating-list in 1666. During King Philip's War in 1675-1676 they had to take refuge in Salem, MA. He took the oath of alligiance to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in Boston in 1678.

Children

  1. Dorcas SEALY
  2. Elizabeth CILLEY
  3. Martha CILLEY
  4. Thomas CILLEY
  5. Benoni CILLEY

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Philip's_War

AKA Cilly Sealy Sealy Seelee

Biography

Thomas Sealy was baptized on July 28, 1638 in Stokeinteignhead, Devon, England. He was a son of Andrew Sealy.[1][2][3][4][5]

He was in the Kennebec regions in the 1660s. When King Philips War broke out, he went to Braintree, where he may have met the young widow Martha Bowden of Boston.[2]

Thomas married Martha Blaisdell, daughter of Ralph and Elizabeth Blaisdell, in 1662.[6]

Martha Blaisdell's second husband was probably a Sealy from Stokeinteignhead, Devon, England. By a process of eliminating the other three brothers (George, Richard and William) it seems probable that he was the 4th brother, Thomas.[2]

Children:[2]

Thomas Sealy (probably) ; m. in Hampton 2 July 1697 Ann Stanyan Benoni Sealey m. (1) 1703 Eleanor Getchell; m (2) 1739 widow Rachel Tappan
The last record of him is 21 April 1679, when he took the oath of Allegiance to Massachusetts.[2]

He died in 1686 in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[5]

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Sealey-123

Thomas (Sealey) Sealy (bef. 1638 - abt. 1686)

Thomas Sealy formerly Sealey aka Cilley [uncertain]

Born before 28 Jul 1638 in Stokeinteignhead, Devon, England

Son of Andrew (Sealie) Sealy and [mother unknown]

Brother of Richard (Sealie) Sealy, George Sealy and William Sealy

Husband of Martha (Blaisdell) Clough — married 1675 in Salisbury, Essex County, Colony of Massachusetts

Father of Thomas Cilley and Benoni Selley

Died about 1686 in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire [uncertain]

Sealey-123 created 20 Jan 2017 | Last modified 2 Nov 2021

Sources

↑ "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N5H5-6XN : 21 March 2020), Thomas Sealy, 1638. ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Davis, Walter Goodwin, 1885-1966. The Ancestry of Nicholas Davis, 1753-1832, of Limington, Maine. Portland, Me.: Anthoensen press, 1956.
↑ Parish Registers Stoke-in Teignhead, Devon. Davis, Walter Goodwin. "The Sealy brothers of the Isles of Shoals." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. 85:74 (1931) Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2018.) [1]
↑ The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2018.) [2]
↑ 5.0 5.1 The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2018.) [3]
↑ Cilley, Mark. The Cilley Pages (Mark Cilley, Site updated on 25 Mar 2016) Thomas Cilley
Title: Maine Pioneers, 1623-60 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: The Generations Network, Inc. APID: 1,4206::0
Title: U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Ancestry.com Operations Inc APID: 1,3824::0
Acknowledgments

Thank you to Elaine Jeffries for creating WikiTree profile Cilley-73 through the import of Turley_McCormick _ Davis_Barke.ged on Apr 6, 2013.


From http://www.cilley.net/thecilleypages/cilley-en-o/p741.htm

Martha Blaisdell's second husband was probably a member of the sea-faring family of Sealy from Stoke-in-Teignhead, Co. Devon, of whom three brothers George, Richard and William, were active at the Isles of Shoals in the seventeenth century. By a process of elimination it seems probable that he was Thomas Sealy, possibly the fourth brother baptized at Stoke-in-Teignhead on July 28, 1638. This Thomas was in the Kennebec region in the 1660's and when King Philip's war broke out he took refuge in Braintree, a likely place for him to have met the young widow Bowden of Boston. The last record of him found is 1679 when he took the Oath of Allegiance on April 21.4


  • http://www.cilley.net/thecilleypages/cilley-en-o/p741.htm
    • 1. Charles Thornton Libby. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. Portland, Maine: The Southward Press, 1928.
    • 2. Douglas Cilley. Cilley01.GED. File downloaded 7-Mar-1999.
    • 3. Richard Cilley. History and Genealogy of the Cilley Family, 1550-1984, Vol. II. Caribou, ME: Richard Cilley, 1995.
    • 4. Richard Cilley. History and Genealogy of the Cilley Family, 1550-1984. Lake Geneva, WI: Richard Cilley, 1984.
  • http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pjmpjm&id...
    • 1. from TORREY: SEALY/CILLEY?, Richard (Richard SEELEY) & Martha _____, m/2 John CLOUGH; by 1667, by 1650; Isle of Shoals/Hampton/ Salisbury {Nicholas Davis Anc. 9; Pillsbury Anc. 243; Salisbury 893; Cilley 3; GDMNH 616 gives him no w Martha}

Some refer to Paulus as the surname - any definite source on this?

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Thomas Cilly, of Isle of Shoals's Timeline

1638
July 28, 1638
Stoke-in-Teigenhead, Devon, England
1665
1665
Haverhill, Essex County , Massachusetts
1675
1675
Hampton Falls, Province of New Hampshire
1679
1679
Age 40
Isle of Shoals, Kittery, York County, Maine
1680
1680
Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA