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Thomas Challis

Male 1673 -


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  • Name Thomas Challis 
    Born 22 Jun 1673  Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    History 1708  [3
    He was listed as being a snowshoeman. 
    Will 8 Jan 1750  Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I716  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2018 

    Father Philip Watson Challis,   b. Abt 1617, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Sargent,   d. 27 Sep 1716, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1652  Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Colby,   b. Abt 1669 
    Married Before 3 Sep 1696  Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
     1. Philip Challis,   b. 16 Nov 1697, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. Ann Challis,   b. 11 Aug 1700, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1742, South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [Birth]
     3. Judith Challis,   b. 22 Aug 1704, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Mary Challis,   b. 20 Jan 1707/8, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Thomas Challis,   b. 18 Dec 1709, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1752, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Weed,   b. 3 Sep 1700, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Sep 1727  Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Judith Challis,   b. 26 Aug 1728, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Peleg Challis,   b. 28 May 1730, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1799  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
     3. Enoch Challis,   b. 30 Apr 1732, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Thomas Challis,   b. 20 Jan 1734, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. David Challis,   b. 11 Sep 1737, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1798  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
     6. Sarah Challis,   b. Abt 1739, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jun 1673 - Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Before 3 Sep 1696 - Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Sep 1727 - Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 8 Jan 1750 - Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S885] Nelson, Glade Ian. "Challis Corrections" , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume XLIX, 1973).

    2. [S227] Burrell, Alyce Adams. A Genealogy of Sherwin-Shedd and Allied Families in America , (Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1990).

    3. [S621] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume I, Reprint 1897, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982).