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||Thomas Rowell migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
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Thomas was the son of Valentine. Baptized in March 1594, he was probably born shortly before.
Thomas was baptized 17 MAR 1594 at Mancetter, Warwickshire, England
(1) He married 12 Oct 1615, at Mancetter, Margaret Milner. Margaret did not go to New England.
Born in England except last Jacob b in New England to 2nd wife.
Thomas and his son Valentine immigrated to New England about 1638. They settled at Salisbury where Thomas is listed as one of the first proprietors in 1639. Thomas received land grants in Salisbury, Mass., 1640, 1641 and 1642, where he took the oath of fidelity in 1642. He also resided in Ipswich and Andover
Thomas Osgood describes himself in several legal documents as a carpenter.
(2) After his wife's death, he married Mrs. Margaret (Fowler) Osgood, widow, with a prenup dated 24 Feb 1650 (1651 by the Julian calendar at the time) in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts. Thomas Rowell moved from Salisbury to Ipswich, where he lived with Margaret and her children until 1657. In that year, Abigail Osgood married “Shove Willson” at Ipswich 9 Sep. 1657. With a new infant son born to his second wife in 1656, Thomas Rowell moved to Andover, Massachusetts, in 1657, bringing Thomas Osgood, Christopher Osgood's posthumous son, age about five years, Christopher Osgood ("Jr.") age about fourteen, and Deborah Osgood age about thirteen.
Thomas died at Andover, Mass. on 8 May 1662. He didn't leave a will.
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On 18 Apr 2014 at 20:03 GMT Michelle (Gerard) Hartley wrote:
Thomas is 18 degrees from George Barnes, 23 degrees from Amy Utting and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.