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Thomas Sawyer

Male 1616 - 1706  (90 years)


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  • Name Thomas Sawyer 
    Born 1616  Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 24 Mar 1630  Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Moved To 1635  Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1645  Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Moved to 1647  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    He was on of the original settlers of Lancaster. 
    Occupation 1648  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was a blacksmith. 
    Proprietor 1648  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History 1705 
    While his son, Thomas, was held captive, he and his wife stayed with his son's daughter, Mary. 
    Will 6 Mar 1705/06  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 12 Sep 1706  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Probate/Proved 12 Apr 1720  Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Old Settlers Burial Yard, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I516  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2018 

    Father John Sawyer,   b. 1582, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F528  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Prescott,   c. 24 Feb 1629/30, Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1716, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1648  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Sawyer,   b. 2 Jul 1649, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1736, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     2. Ephraim Sawyer,   b. 16 Jan 1650/51, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1676, Lancaster, now Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Mary Sawyer,   b. 4 Jan 1652/53, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Elizabeth Sawyer,   b. 07 Jan 1654/55, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1663, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)  [Birth]
     5. Joshua Sawyer,   b. 13 Mar 1655, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1738, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
     6. James Sawyer,   b. 22 Mar 1657, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1753, Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  [Birth]
     7. Caleb Sawyer,   b. 20 Apr 1659, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1755, Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  [Birth]
     8. John Sawyer,   b. 6 Apr 1661, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1749/50, Lyme, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [Birth]
     9. Elizabeth Sawyer,   b. 5 Jan 1663/64, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1745, Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     10. Deborah Sawyer,   b. 17 Jul 1666, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1666, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     11. Nathaniel Sawyer,   b. 24 Nov 1670, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1756, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
     12. Hannah Sawyer,   b. 24 Nov 1670, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1739  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
     13. Martha Sawyer,   b. 10 Aug 1673, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1739  (Age 65 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1616 - Lincolnshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 24 Mar 1630 - Lincolnshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - 1635 - Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1645 - Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - He was on of the original settlers of Lancaster. - 1647 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - He was a blacksmith. - 1648 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProprietor - 1648 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jul 1648 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 6 Mar 1705/06 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Sep 1706 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 12 Apr 1720 - Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Settlers Burial Yard, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S67] Ancestral File, (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).

    2. [S1050] Barlow, Claude W. "The Children of Thomas Sawyer of Lancaster" , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume 30, 1954).

    3. [S485] Wheeler, Daniel Merrick. The Wheeler Family of Rutland, Mass. and Some of their Ancestors, ( Pittsfield, Massachusetts: by the author, 1924).

    4. [S1048] Potter, Charles Edward. Genealogies of Some Old Families of Concord, Mass. and Their Descendants in Part to the Present Generation, (Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, 1887).

    5. [S952] Hudson, Charles. History of the Town of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts from its First Settlement in 1657 to 1861 with a Brief Sketch of the Town of Northborough, (Boston: T.R. Marvin & Son, 1862).