Thomas Flanders

M, (20 October 1773 - 11 February 1854)
Father-Biological*Jedidiah Flanders b. 29 Aug 1748, d. 6 Dec 1823
Mother-Biological*Judith Tuxbury b. 13 Feb 1752
Last Edited=13 May 2023
Gravestone of Thomas Flanders
     Thomas Flanders was born on 20 October 1773 at Salisbury, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Jedidiah Flanders and Judith Tuxbury. Between 1804 and 1809 he served as the Cornville Town Treasurer.4

Thomas Flanders, age 31, married Sarah Sawyer, age 27 , daughter of Israel Sawyer and Miriam Clough French, on 13 January 1805 at Salisbury, Massachusetts.

1. Parker Flanders (1805-____)
2. Selina Flanders (1808-____)
3. Lydia S. Flanders (1810-____)
4. William S. Flanders (1813-____)
5. Thomas J. Flanders (1816-1840.)

He served in Lt. Col. J. Waugh's regiment raised at Cornville, Maine, from 14 September to 24 September 1814 making him a War of 1812 veteran.2,5 Thomas Flanders died on 11 February 1854 at Cornville, Maine, at age 80.6 He was buried at West Ridge Cemetery, Cornville, Maine.6


  1. Prescott, William. "The Flanders Family", New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XXVII (1873).
  2. Taylor, Ellery Kirke. Descendants of Stephen Flanders of Salisbury, Mass., 1646 being a Genealogy of the Flanders Family. Rutland, Vermon: Tuttle Company, 1932.
  3. Dunbar, Edith Flanders. The Flanders Family from Europe to America. Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Publishing Company, 1935.
  4. Amazeen, Laurence. Some Cornville History. Skowhegan, Maine: privately published, 1997.
  5. Pearson, Gardner W. Records of the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia Called out by the Governor of Massachusetts to suppress a Threatened Invasion during the War of 1812-14. Bostpm: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1913.
  6. Sharkey, Sonya "West Ridge Cemetery, Cornville, Maine." E-mail message from dignupbonz (at) at unknown address. 29 September 2000.