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Thomas Baston
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Birth: 1648
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 3, 1713
Wells
York County
Maine, USA

Thomas Baston settled in Saco, Maine, as early as 1666.

His parents were:
Father: Thomas Baston born before 1634 England died before 1655 at Saco, Maine.

Mother: Hannah (Barnard) born before 1635 in Essex, Maine and was still living in 1679 at Wells, Maine.

He was one of the eleven proprietors of the town of Wells, who on June 18, 1670, gave written authority to the board of selectmen whose election had been questioned.

He received a grant of land in 1675.

After the Narragansett War he returned to Wells and had some of his tax abated, with others afflicted by the war.

He was one of the constituent members of the church with John Wheelwright and ten others.

He died before 1716, when his heirs signed as proprietors of the town.

He removed from Wells for a time, and was of Ipswich, Mass. in October, 1683, when he sold to Thomas Wells of Amesbury, Mass., one hundred acres of upland and ten of meadow, in the town of Wells, bought of Francis Littlefield and Peter Cloyes.

He did not sell all his land in Wells, for a deed dated May 3, 1713 to Daniel Baston, his son, from the other heirs, fixed the title of one hundred and fifty acres of upland and ten of meadow. This deed is signed by James, Gershom and Hannah Baston (Boston), Samuel and Dorcas Stewart, Sarah Boston, George Butland of Wells, county York, Benjamin and Mary Preble of York and Stephen and Abigail Wellman of Lynn, Mass.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Baston (1652 - 1730)*
 
 Children:
  Dorcas Baston Stewart (1676 - 1752)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Maintained by: Velcro
Originally Created by: M. D. Habits
Record added: Dec 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102281555
 

For my maternal 9th great grandfather
- David Metcalf
 Added: May. 28, 2013
 
 
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