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Captain Thomas Mayo

Male 1713 - 1792  (79 years)


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  • Name Thomas Mayo 
    Born 23 Sep 1713  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Married 25 Jul 1734 (Age 21)  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Occupation say 1740 (Age 27)  [1
    Married 12 Sep 1749 (Age 36)  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Married 27 Apr 1773 (Age 60)  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    History 1774  [1
    A deserter from the British troops stationed in Boston, before the out break of war, came to Thomas one evening begging protection. He was fed, and a hole made in the hay mow in the barn. The next day, soldiers came along, and while the stabbed the barn with their bayonets, the deserter was not discovered. That night, the deserter was sent with Thomas' son on two horses, with instructions to go as far as possible, allowing the son to return with the horses before daylight. It was said that a man returned many years later looking for the family how had saved him, but no one in the town knew of the incident. 
    History 1775  [1
    During the siege of Boston, Roxbury was often under fire from the British. When cannon balls started falling near by, the Thomas removed his family to a part of Roxbury beyond the range of the British guns. 
    Died 30 Nov 1792  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 11 Siblings 
    Person ID I14981 
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2018 

    Father Thomas Mayo,   b. 13 Nov 1673, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1750, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Davis,   b. 18 Apr 1678, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1756, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 4 May 1699  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage Thomas was 25 years - Elizabeth was 21 years. (Were Married 51 years). 
    Family ID F224  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Sep 1713 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jul 1734 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Sep 1749 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Apr 1773 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Nov 1792 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S454] Mayo, Chester Garst. John Mayo of Roxbury, Massachusetts 1630-1688 A Genealogical and Biographical Record of His Descendants, (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1965).

    2. [S661] Daniels, George F. History of the Town of Oxford, Massachusetts, (Oxford, Massachusetts: by the author, 1892).

    3. [S665] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1905).

    4. [S1029] Trask, William B. "West Roxbury Inscriptions. Central Burial Ground "Peters Hill"", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VIII, 1854).

    5. [S974] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 volume 1 - Births , (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1911).