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Thomas Eliot, Of Widford

Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Cottered, Hertfordshire, England
Death: between November 26, 1551 and November 13, 1554 (71-72)
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of William Eliot, of Cottered and {unknown} Eliot
Husband of Margaret Elizabeth Eliot
Father of Thomas Eliot, II of Widford, Hertfordshire; John Eliot, of Olives, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire; Simon Eliot and Of Oives Farm John Eliot
Brother of George Eliot; John Eliot, "the elder" of Bishops Stortford; Robert Eliot; John Eliot "the younger"; Joan Haynes and 1 other
Half brother of Richard Eliot and Daughter Fisher

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About Thomas Eliot, Of Widford

Thomas Eliot of Widford, Hertfordshire was born around 1480 William Eliot and unnamed wife. He died between 26 November 1551 (the date his will was written) and 13 November 1554 (when will was proved).

Thomas left "son Thomas Elyot and to his heirs male of his body lawfully begotten my house and all my lands, being freehold, situate and lying in the said parish of Widford and the parish of Ware." In the absence of such male heirs these lands would pass next to son John. Sons Thomas and John were made executors with son Symon Elyot to act as overseer. No mention is made of his wife, by this time presumably deceased, whose identity is unknown. Witnesses to the will are Thomas Mylls, William Parnell, John Isaacke Junior, John Coke Senior, and John Coke Junior.

Children of Thomas Eliot:

  1. Thomas Eliot, b. abt. 1515; m. Margery _______.
  2. John Eliot, "of Olives" Farm in Hunsdon, Herts.
  3. Simon Eliot m. (1) Katherine Haynes; (2) Jane _____.

Sources

  1. ThomasC Eliot, in Fiske, William Wyman. Ancestry of Bennet Eliot of Nazeing, Essex, Father of Seven Great Migration Immigrants to Massachusetts. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Apr, Jul, Oct 2007, Jan, Apr 2008), 161:252-53. "ThomasC Eliot (WilliamD) of Widford, Hertfordshire. He was born say 1480, and died between 26 November 1551 (date of will) and 13 November 1554 (date will was proved). Thomas left 'son Thomas Elyot and to his heirs male of his body lawfully begotten by house and all my lands, being freehold, situate and lying in the said parish of Widford and in the parish of Ware.' In the absence of such male heirs these lands would pass to the next son John. Sons Thomas and John were named executors with son Symon Elyot to act as overseer. No mentions is made of his wife, by this time presumably deceased, whose identity is unknown. Witnesses to the will included Thomas Mylls, William Parnell, John Isaacke Junior, John Coke Senior, and John Coke Junior."
  2. "The New England Historical and Genealogical Register - Vol. 162 [2008:65-72"]

 
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Thomas Eliot, Of Widford's Timeline

1482
1482
Cottered, Hertfordshire, England
1515
1515
Age 33
1517
1517
Age 35
Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
1517
Age 35
1520
1520
Age 38
Hertfordshire, England
1551
November 26, 1551
Age 69
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England