no image

Thomas Fugill (abt. 1595 - 1645)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Thomas Fugill
Born about in Bossall, North Riding, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about in England or Connecticutmap
[children unknown]
Died in Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Feb 2014
This page has been accessed 345 times.

Categories: New Haven, New Haven Colony | Signers of the New Haven Fundamental Agreement.


Thomas Fugill was one of the original seven pillars of the church at New Haven Colony, but he was excommunicated 1646. Dismissed from office as Secretary of the New Haven Colony, March 1646, for false record, and returned to England.[1]

The date of November 7 was chosen as Notary Public Day in recognition of the day that America's first notary, Thomas Fugill, was appointed. Fugill's appointment by the Colony of New Haven occurred on October 25, 1639 (Julian calendar), November 7 on the Gregorian calendar now in use.

He married the daughter of Alling Ball of London.[2]

Children baptized at first Congregational Society, New Haven:

  1. Mercy bp. 2 Aug 1640[2]
  2. John bp. 13 July 1641[2]
  3. Pledge, bp. 1 Feb 1645[2]


  1. Dexter, Franklin Bowditch. Historical Catalogue of the Members of the First Church of Christ in New Haven (New Haven, 1914) Page 1
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Jacobus, Donald Lines. Families of Ancient New Haven (New Haven Genealogical Magazine) p. 635

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored by MyHeritage

Searching for someone else?
First: Last:

No known carriers of Thomas's ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA have taken yDNA or mtDNA tests.

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.


Thomas is 22 degrees from SJ Baty, 25 degrees from Orville Redenbacher and 17 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

F  >  Fugill  >  Thomas Fugill