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Thomas Downes

Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Katherine Downes
Father of Sarg. Thomas Downs, Jr.; Mary Downes and Rebecca Downes

Occupation: Shoemaker
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About Thomas Downes

Wentworth: Wentworth, John, The Wentworth Genealogy: England and America, 3 vols. (Boston: Little, Brown, 1878) Werner: LI Fam.: Werner, Charles J., Genealogies of Long 1:255

<ref name=Noyes>Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby and Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1928/2011) p 203 and 443 link ("THOMAS, housewright, b. 1612, Boston and Dover. (T. D., shoemaker, was adm. inhab. of Hampton 25 Nov. 1654.) Gr. land at Cochecho in 1656, the next yr. he was up for water travel on Sunday, and for hims. and his man Christopher working on Sunday. Const. 1666. Lists 356abcefghk, 357d, 339b, 311c (Dover), 52, 54, 92, 94, 96. He d. 21 Jan. 1698-9, sick one month, lacking 12 days of 87. W. Catherine d. 23 Dec. 1702. List 96. An heirship deed in 1734 included 6 Downes and 2 Cooks. Kn. ch: Rebecca, b. 22 Apr. 1652 at Boston. Thomas, b. 17 Mar.; 1653-4 at Boston. Elizabeth, b. 17 Nov. 16(33 in Dover. Mary, mar. 25 Nov. 1686 John Cook (6).")</ref>

<ref name=Torrey> Clarance Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, April 2011) p link ("TORREY: DOWNES, Thomas (1612-1697) & Catherine _____ (-1702); by 1652; Boston/Dover, NH {GDMNH 203; Wentworth 1:255}")</ref>

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Thomas Downes's Timeline

April 22, 1652
Age 40
March 17, 1653
Age 41
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Age 52
Dover, Strafford, NH
January 21, 1697
Age 85
Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States