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.
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.
Children baptized at first Congregational Society, New Haven:
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