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Thomas Sawyer

Birthplace: Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: March 31, 1797 (86-87)
Bolton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Sawyer and Sarah Sawyer
Husband of Elizabeth Sawyer
Father of Capt Thomas Sawyer and Hooker Sawyer
Brother of Sarah Ann Kelley; Joseph Sawyer; Abner Sawyer; Asenath Osgood; Mary Sawyer and 1 other

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About Thomas Sawyer

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A100355

( IV ) Thomas ( 3 ), son of Joseph SAWYER, was born in Lancaster, 1710, died at Bolton where he settled when a young man, March 31, 1797, aged 87 years. The date of his death was found on his gravestone. He built a mill on Jackson pond in Winchendon in 1765, and one in Otto river for his son Thomas in 1762-63. He also built mills in Baldwinsville in 1767-68. He deeded land in Templeton to his son Abner, September 3, 1763, lots 5, 6, 36, 50, and others. He deeded land to his son Hooker, July 7, 1766. He married Elizabeth _____, who died May 28, 1761, aged 51 years, 1 month, and 18 days. Children, born in Bolton: Abraham, September 19, 1737, died young; Thomas, February 6, 1739-40, mentioned below; Abner, May 9, 1742, married Hannah PIPER, May 26, 1763; Hooker, November 3, 1744, married Relief WHITCOMB, October 2, 1766; Elizabeth, June 12, 1747; Joseph, July 26, 1750, died young.

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Thomas Sawyer's Timeline

Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
February 6, 1740
Bolton, Wocester, Massachusetts, Colonial America
November 3, 1744
Bolton, Worcester, MA, United States
March 31, 1797
Age 87
Bolton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States