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Thomas Thaxter, of Hingham

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bridgham, Norfolk, England
Death: February 4, 1654
Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John Thaxter and Anne Thaxter
Husband of Elizabeth Dwight
Father of Lt. John Thaxter; Elizabeth Thaxter; Thomas Thaxter; Sarah Thurston; Daniel Thaxter and 1 other

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About Thomas Thaxter, of Hingham

Thomas Thaxter

  • Birth: Feb 1 1595 - Bridgham, Norfolk, England
  • Death: Feb 4 1654 - Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts,
  • Parents: Thomas Thaxter, Anne
  • Wife: Elizabeth Dwight

Thomas came to Hingham in 1638 with eldest son John and daughter Elizabeth. He had here wife Elizabeth, and children: Sarah, Samuel, Thomas who died young. Thomas was freeman 18 May 1642.


  1. 1Preston, Belle, Bassett-Preston Ancestors (New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1930.), p. 90, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.2 B319.
  2. 2Dwight, Benjamin Woodbridge, The History of the Descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Massachusetts (New York: John Trow & Son, Printers, 1874.), 1:94, Family History Library, 929.273 D962d.
  3. 3Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, showing three generations of those who came before 1692 (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-62.), 3:543, 4:275, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.274 S264.
  4. 4Anderson, Robert Charles, George F. Sanborn, Jr., Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2007.), 2:375, Los Angeles Public Library, Gen 974 A549-1.
  5. 5History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts (Hingham, Massachusetts: The Town, 1893.), 3:132, Family History Library, 974.482/H1 H2h.
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Thomas Thaxter, of Hingham's Timeline

1595
February 1, 1595
Bridgham, Norfolk, England
February 1, 1595
Bridgham, Norfolk, England
1626
1626
Age 30
Hingham, Norfolk, England
1629
1629
Age 33
1632
1632
Age 36
1633
1633
Age 37
Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
1638
1638
Age 42
1641
May 19, 1641
Age 46
Hingham, Suffolk (now Plymouth County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
1654
February 4, 1654
Age 59
Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts