Thomas Whittier

Thomas Whittier

Birth
Salisbury, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
Death 28 Nov 1696 (aged 75–76)
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 139785574 · View Source
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According to the BOOK THE DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS WHITTIER, that was compiled by CHARLES COLLYER WHITTIER and edited by EARLE O WHITTIER.
In 1638 THOMAS WHITTIER arrived in AMERICA on the good SHIP CONFIDENCE, at the age OF 18.

The book has RICHARD WHITEER born about 1580 in Lanford, Woltshire England and died at Whitemarsh Wiltshire, England, as the father of THOMAS.
His mother being MARY ROLFE BORN JULY 16, 1582.

THOMAS'S Grandfather RICHARD WHITEER born abt 1550,
three children listed, RICHARD WHITEER 1550, JOHN WHITEER born before 1584 and JOANNE WHITEER born before 1584.

THOMAS,S GREAT GRANDFATHER, as HENRY WHYTEAR, with 7 children listed. RICHARD about 1550, HENRY, JOANNE, AGNES, PHILLIS AFT 1566, JOHN about 1566, WILLIAM about 1566.

I FEEL FORTUNATE TO BE ABLE TO ENTER THIS INFORMATION, ACCORDING TO THE BOOK THOMAS IS MY 7TH GREAT GRANDFATHER.

FROM THE BOOK BY FREDERICK P WELLS, THE HISTORY OF NEWBURY VERMONT ,
AND HENRY WHITCHER,S HISTORY,
THE FOLLOWING

THOMAS BORN 1622 MILLCHILL, WILTSHIRE, ENG CAME TO AMERICA ON THE SHIP CONFIDENCE,
WHICH SAILED FROM NORTH HAMPTON APRIL 24, 1638.
THEY SETTLED FIRST IN SALISBURY MASS, AFTERWARDS LIVED A SHORT TIME IN NEWBURY VT,
WHERE IN 1646 HE MARRIED THE WIDOW RUTH GREEN, A SISTER OF HENRY ROLFE,
WITH WHOM HE HAD COME FROM ENGLAND WITH.
ABOUT 10 YEARS LATER HE REM TO HAVERHILL MASS,
WHERE HE LIVED ON WHAT HAS SINCE BEEN CALLED THE WHITTIER HOMESTEAD,
UNTIL HIS DEATH ON NOV 28, 1696.

IN 1688 HE BUILT A LARGE TWO STORY HOUSE, STILL STANDING.
BY THE JOHN G WHITTIER MEMORIAL SOCIETY.

Frank H Morey FAG 48291060..


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