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There were four (4) Thomas Lincolns in Hingham at the same time. They were known as:
The subject of this profile:
1. Thomas Lincoln, (the Weaver)
4. Thomas Lincoln, (the Cooper), also known as the "maltster", resided in Hingham or Windham
THOMAS LINCOLN is one of eight Lincoln's mentioned in the early records of Hingham, Plymouth, MA. It is thought that they all came from Hingham in Norfolk County, England. The same names which appear in Hingham, MA, also appear on the records of St. Andrew's Church in Old Hingham, for more than a century before these emigrants came to New England.
Five of the eight are known to be two sets of brothers. Four of the eight have the name, "Thomas". The eight are often distinquished from each other by their occupations.
Which Thomas was this one:
About Thomas Lincoln
1. Thomas, styled the "weaver," was a bro. of Daniel Lincoln the "husbandman," who d. here unm., 5 Apr. 1644; and also of Samuel Lincoln, Sr., who was a younger bro. Thomas the "weaver" came to New Eng. in 1633 with his cousin Nicholas Jacob, and resided for ab. two years at Watertown and Charlestown. He had a grant of land in Hing. at Weary-all (Otis) Hill in 1635; and July 3, 1636, a house-lot of five acres on the south side of Town (South) St. He was twice m.; but I have not ascertained the surname of either of his wives. The chris. name of his first was Susanna. She d. March, 1641. The chris. name of his sec. w. was Mary. She survived him, and d. in Hing. 21 Dec. 1683, being then, as the record says, "an aged woman." He d. in Hing. 2 Sept. 1675, leaving no ch. His will, which is without date, was witnessed by Edmund Pitts and Josiah Loring. It was presented at Boston, 26 Oct. 1675. In that instrument he bequeaths "all my moveables, and land, orchards, gardens, and meadows to Mary Lincoln, my beloved wife. After her decease, Daniel Lincoln, my nephew, and son of my brother Samuel, shall have the house-lot I now dwell upon which was given me by the town of Hingham; also, one half of my salt-meadow at Abraham's well, and one half of my planting lot at Weary-all Hill. To Samuel Lincoln, my nephew, the eldest son of my brother Samuel, the house-lot I formerly purchased of Jarvis Goold, deceased. Also to my brother Samuel a specified sum; and to my other nephews and nieces who are the children of my brother Samuel, viz.: Mary Lincoln, Mordecai Lincoln, Thomas Lincoln, Martha Lincoln, and Sarah Lincoln," sums varying from £5 to £12, each. As no mention is made of Samuel's youngest dau. Rebecca, it is more than prob. that the will was made before her birth.
Thomas Lincoln, weaver, has been profiled in the Great Migration series. Highlights include:
Undated, but probated 26 Oct 1675, 
After leaving most to his wife Mary (named), he makes bequests to his nephews and nieces, children of his brother Samuel (to whom he gives 5 pounds):
On 19 July 1680, widow Mary Liincoln joined with her husband' other heirs to sell her part of the thirty acre lot "lately granted to Thomas Lyncolne late of said Hingham weaver now eceased and to Samuel Lyncoln Senr of the said Hingham and brother to the said Thomas Lyncoln".
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On 15 Jun 2018 at 17:09 GMT Ellen Smith wrote:
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Thomas is 15 degrees from Elinor Glyn, 17 degrees from Frances Weidman and 13 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.