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Thomas Alexander
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Birth: unknown
Death: Sep. 18, 1675
South Deerfield
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA

Lived in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony. A colonial soldier, serving under Captain Lothrop, who died in the Battle of Bloody Brook. The soldiers were guarding a haul of grain that teamsters were moving to storage.

Probate record:

Estate of Thomas Alexander of Salem.
Administration upon the estate of Tho. Allexander, who was slain in the war, was granted 27 : 4 : 1676, to Samuell Ebborne, sr., who brought an inventory which was allowed.
—Salem Quarterly Court Records, vol., 5, leaf 94.

A true account of what Thomas Alexander left in Salem when he was prest away with Captain Lathopp upon the country's service, appraised June 30, 1676, by John Loomes and William Traske and allowed 30 : 4 : 1676, in court: six bushell of corne, 18s.; due from John Mecarter, 10s.; a young horse, 1li. 10s.; another very good horse prest upon the countrey service, 3li.; eight yards of irish cloth, 12s.; a coat, 7 s.; 3 shirts & 2 pair of drayrs, 7s.; 3 coats, 5s.; one capp, 1s. 6d.; due to him for his time in the country service, 1li. 16s.; 3 old horse shoes, 1s.; total, 9li. 7s. 6d.
Allowed 30 : 4 : 1676.
—Essex County Quarterly Court Files, vol. 25, leaf 93.

Sources:

The Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts. Vol. III. 1675-1681, pp

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Burial:
Bloody Brook Mass Grave
Deerfield
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 22, 2010
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Thomas Alexander
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- Karen Ayers Weir
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- pat peach
 Added: Aug. 29, 2012
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- The Deerfield Residents
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