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Thomas Mix (1655 - 1706)

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Thomas Mix
Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Norwich, New London, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Norwich, New London, Connecticutmap
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Categories: Norwich, Connecticut.


BIOGRAPHY

Born:
Thomas Meekes, son of Thomas & Rebecca Mix was born 30 Aug 1655 in New Haven, New Haven Colony[1]

Baptized
He and several of his siblings were baptized 23 May 1658[2]

Married:
mr Thomas Meex and Hannah ffitch ware married June 30th Anno 1677[3]

Died:
Thomas died July 30, 1706 in Norwich, Connecticut.[4]

Will:
Thomas' estate was probated in New London County (file no 3540) 12 Mar 1706/7. His wife Hannah and son Daniel were administrators. Inventory taken 28 Aug 1706, gives his death date as July 30, 1706, equaled £298.00.08. Abigall had already received 16.11.00. Names of children; Daniel 28, Abigell 25; James 22; Hannah 20; Rabacka 18; A Lizabeth 16; Dorithy 15; Ann 12; Zebediah 9.[5]


Thomas settled upon a farm belonging to Mr. Fitch, east of the Shetucket. A tract of twenty acres, "where his house stands," was confirmed to him July 10, 1680, as a free gift from Mr. Fitch to his daughter. They had nine children.[4]


Children: All born in Norwich, CT[3]

  1. Daniell Meex was born Aprill 23d anno 1678
  2. Abigall Meex was born March 10th 1680
  3. James Meex was born Defembr 29th 1683
  4. Hannah Meex was born Aprill 13th 1685
  5. Rebecah Meex was born Aprill 14th 1687
  6. Elizabeth Meex was born Aprill 15th 1689
  7. Dolathry Meex was born nouembr 23d 1691
  8. Ann Meex was born may 7th 1694
  9. Zebediah Meex was born Decembr 12th 1697

Notes: Died Mar 15 1721/2 is Thomas son of Caleb. Died 15 Dec 1738 is probably also a different Thomas.

Sources

  1. Vital Records of New Haven 1649-1850 Part I. pg 189. Hartford: The Connecticut Society of the Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, 1917
  2. "Baptisms in New Haven, Conn.", NEHGR 9:361.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Vital Records of Norwich 1659-1848, Part I. Hartford: Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut, 1913.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Caulkins, Frances Manwaring. History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866. p 276 Hartford: Friends of the Author, 1873
  5. Connecticut County, District and Probate Courts. Probate Files Collection, Early to 1880; Author: Connecticut State Library (Hartford, Connecticut); Notes : Probate Packets, Mather, Sylvester-Minard, George, 1675-1850Thomas Meex. Norwich 1706 #3540, New London Probate Dist. Accessed at Ancestry. link ($)
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines (compiler). Families of Ancient New Haven, Vol VII. p 1549. New Haven: 1931. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1974. p 1197.


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On 6 Jan 2014 at 19:14 GMT Steven Mix wrote:

This Thomas Mix is not the father of Thomas Mix b. 1709 who married Ruth Manross. Instead, this Thmas Mix is the son of Thomas Mix and Rebecca Turner. So I am going to disconnect him from here as the father, and move him over to those parents instead.



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