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Thomas Mumford

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Aquidneck Island, Colony of Rhode Island
Death: before April 11, 1726
South Kingstown, Kings County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Mumford and Sarah Mumford
Husband of Abigail Mumford and Esther Mumford
Father of Thomas Mumford, III; George Mumford; Joseph Mumford; Lt. William Mumford; Benjamin Mumford and 5 others
Brother of Abigail Fish; Peleg Mumford; Wife of John Kenyon; James Munford; George Mumford and 2 others

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About Thomas Mumford

Thomas Mumford

Birth: November 25, 1656 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island

Death: April 11, 1726 in South Kingston, Rhode Island

Father: Thomas Mumford b. 1625 Oldham, Lancaster, England

Mother: Sarah Sherman, b. Oct. 1636 in Roxbury, Boston, MA; d. 1690 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Marriage: Abt. 1678

Spouse: Abigail Kenyon, born Abt. 1670 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, died May 1707


  • Thomas Mumford, b. April 01, 1687 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island; died 1760.
  • George Mumford, b. July 15, 1689 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island; died Abt. 1745. m. Mary Robinson Abt. 1709
  • Joseph Mumford, b. Sept 17, 1691, Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
  • William Mumford, born February 18, 1693/94 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
  • Benjamin Mumford, b. April 10, 1696 in South Kingston, Rhode Island.
  • Richard Mumford, b. September 06, 1698, Portsmouth, Rhode Island; died 1745. m. Sarah Abt. 1727; Richard was a Captain of a company in the Louisburg Expedition and died there in 1745.

Marriage (2) November 25, 1708 in Narragansett, Washington, Rhode Island,

Wife: Esther Tefft, b. Abt. 1689; d. 1726. daughter of Samuel Tefft and Elizabeth Jencks.


  • John Mumford
  • Sarah Mumford
  • Tabitha Mumford. She married Joseph Rodman.
  • Esther Mumford.

Notes for Thomas Mumford:

Excerpts from Eva Mumford Newburn 1971 Thomas and Abigail had six sons averaging six feet in height and were known as " the Thirty-six Feet of Mumfords".


Title: New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Media: Book, v 144, Page: 300

Title: The American Genealogist, Media: Book, Page: 20:201

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Thomas Mumford's Timeline

November 25, 1656
Portsmouth, Aquidneck Island, Colony of Rhode Island
Age 30
Kingstown, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Colonial America
July 15, 1689
Age 32
Colonial America
Age 34
Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, Colonial America
February 18, 1694
Age 37
South Kingstown, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
April 10, 1696
Age 39
South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, Colonial America
September 6, 1698
Age 41
Colonial America
Age 52
Narragansett, RI, United States