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Gen John Thomas
Birth: 1724
Marshfield
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1776
Chambly
Monteregie Region
Quebec, Canada

Revolutionary War General, Physician.
Born in Marshfield, Massachusetts, John Thomas served in colonial wars from 1746 to 1760 and in the War of Independence from February 1775 till his death. He was a surgeon in King George's War and a colonel in the French and Indian War. The Massachusetts state assembly named him a brigadier general after leading his troops in the Dorchester Heights confrontation overlooking Boston Harbor. After being named a major general in March 1776, he was assigned to his command in Quebec taking charge of the Canadian invasion. General Thomas died of smallpox during the retreat on the Richelieu River near Chambly, Quebec. (bio by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Thomas (1731 - 1819)
 
 Children:
  Hannah Thomas Willis (1762 - 1834)*
  John Thomas (1766 - 1853)*
  Nathaniel Thomas (1769 - 1846)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Burying Ground *
Kingston
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Thomas
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Originally Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Record added: Jul 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39851684
Gen John Thomas
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