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Thomas Leavitt

Male 1616 - 1696  (80 years)


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  • Name Thomas Leavitt 
    Born 1616  Of, Tixover, Rutland, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation blacksmith and farmer  [1
    Died 28 Nov 1696  Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Notes for THOMAS LEAVITT:

      Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire page 425 LEAVITT, Thomas, Hampton, of no known relation to the prominent Exeter family from Hingham, was himself first at Exeter where he signed the Combin. in June 1639, but removed before Marriage in 1643 to Hampton. Mr. V. C. Sanborn's theory that he was the son of Thomas Leavitt, bp. at Melton, co. York, 8 July 1594, and nephew of Reverand Ralph L of Grainsby, Lincolnshire, who m. Anne Hutchinson (Edward), is unconfirmed. By 1644 he had m. Isabel (Bland), widow of Francis Austin (1), and living on the Austi homestead. List 393a. Selectman 1657, 1667; Constable 1664; Grand Jury.1679; O. A. t Mass. 1678. Gr. j. 1679. Freed from training 1681. Lists 373, 376a, 391b, 392b, 393ab, 49, 396, 397a, 398, 52. D. 28 Nov. 1696, 80. He was 60 odd in 1676. Will 9 July 1692, witnessed by three Drakes, names with 4 sons (John exec.), step-daughters., and son Hezron's son Thomas. Widow. Isabel's will 8 Feb. 1699-1700 (d. 19 Feb.) names only one s. John (executor), her three Austin daughters, and granddaughter Sarah Knowles. Children: Hezron, b. 1644. Aretas, b. 1646. John, b. 1648. James, b.10 Nov. 1652, recorded as son of Thomas and Elizabeth.

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      Thomas Leavitt was one fo the first settlers of Exeter, and a signer of the "Combination" in 1639. He moved to Hampton, New Hampshire as early as 1644 and married Isabella (Bland) Asten, the daughter of Joshua and Joanna Bland of Colchester, England and the widow of Francis Asten who had died a year or two before.. [2]
    Person ID I6045725  7_families
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 

    Father Thomas Leavitt,   b. 8 Jul 1594, Melton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1655, , , England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Margaret Lindley,   b. Abt 1594, , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1613  , , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1864548  Group Sheet

    Family Isabella Bland,   b. Abt 1602-1611, Of, Colchester, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1699, , , New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 1644  , , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Hezron Leavitt,   b. 1644, Of, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1712, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Aretas Leavitt,   b. 1646, , , New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Leavitt,   b. 1648, , , New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. James Leavitt,   b. 10 Nov 1652, , , New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Heriah Leavitt,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Jemima Leavitt,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 
    Family ID F1864545  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1616 - Of, Tixover, Rutland, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1644 - , , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Nov 1696 - Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S108074] History of Hampton, New Hampshire, Joseph Dow and James I. Mills, (Salem Press Publishing and Printing Co., Salem, MA, 1894), 974.26/H3 H2., chapter 32: part 13 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S109473] History of the town of Hampton, New Hampshire, Joseph Dow, ([S.l.] : Lucy E. Dow, 1893, c1894 (Salem, Mass. : Salem Press Publishing and Printing Company). FHL Book #974.26/H3 H2d v. 2), FHL Book #974.26/H3 H2d v. 2., 810 (Reliability: 3).