Thomas Selden, Sr.

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Thomas Selden, Sr.

Birthplace: Wadhurst, Sussex, England, (Present UK)
Death: circa November 1665 (41-57)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, British Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of John Selden and Mary Selden
Husband of Hester Warner
Father of Thomas Selden; John Selden; Mary Taylor (Selden); Esther Selden; Joseph Selden and 2 others
Brother of John Selden; Richard Selden; Robert Selden; Mary Selden; Joseph Selden and 9 others

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About Thomas Selden, Sr.

Biographical Summary:

Thomas Selden, Hartford, 1639, an original proprietor; his home-lot was near the present junction of Washington and Lafayette Streets.; a freeman, April, 1640; constable, 1650; he died in 1655; will dated August 14; inventory December 19, £292. 3. 4. He names in his will his wife, Hester, his "brother, Mr. John Wakeman," and his "cousin Thomas Homer." His wife, who was probably Hester Wakeman, married (2) Andrew Warner, who went from Hartford to Hadley, where she died in 1693.


i. Thomas, baptized in Hartford, August 30, 1645; married Felix, daughter of Capt. William Lewis, of Farmington; removed to Hadley; died there, November 24, 1734.

ii. John, baptized March 3,1649-50; died May, 1650.

iii. Mary, baptized March 26,1648-9.

iv. Esther, baptized March 3,1649-50;died May, 1651.

v. Joseph, baptized November 2, 1651; he married February 11, 1677, Rebecca, daughter of Deacon Edward Church, of Hatfield; settled in Hadley about 1678; moved from there to Deerfield, in 1684, and prior to 1700 he removed to Lyme, Connecticut, where he died July 14, 1724.

SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 258. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books

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Thomas Selden, Sr.'s Timeline

March 17, 1616
Wadhurst, Wochestershire, England
March 17, 1616
Wadhurst, Wochestershire, England
Wadhurst, Sussex, England, (Present UK)
August 31, 1645
Age 29
Hartford, Connecticut, British Colonial America
Age 31
Hartford, Hartford, CT.
March 26, 1648
Age 32
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
March 3, 1650
Age 34
Hartford, Hartford, CT.
November 2, 1651
Age 35
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, British Colonial America
Age 37
Hartford, Hartford Co., Conn.