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Thomas Starr (bef. 1615 - 1658)

Dr. Thomas Starr
Born before in St. Mary, Ashford, Kent, Englandmap
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Husband of — married before 1640 [location unknown]
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Died in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
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Thomas Starr, son of Comfort Starr, was born in England.[1]

He was baptised in St. Mary's Church, Ashford Kent, England. [citation needed]

He was appointed as surgeon to the forces sent against the Pequots on 17 May 1637. [1]

He married Rachel[1] about 1639.

He lived in Duxbury, Scituate, Yarmouth and Charlestown, Massachusetts.[1]

He was clerk of the Writs in Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1654.[1]

Dr. Thomas died 26 Oct. 1658 at Charlestown, Massachusetts.[1]

Burial: Unknown


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Burgis Pratt Starr. A history of the Starr family of New England from the ancestor, Dr. Comfort Starr of Ashford, County of Kent, England, who emigrated to Boston, Mass., in 1635. Case, Lockwood & Brainard. Hartford. 1879. Available at Page 4-5.

See also:

  • Early Families of New England. (Original Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013. (By Alicia Crane Williams, Lead Genealogist.) Entry under Thomas Starr.
  • 1Brayton, John Anderson, "Robert, William and Thomas Hicks...," North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal 29:3 (Aug 2003) (New England Historic, Genealogical Society.), p. 280, Los Angeles Public Library.
  • 2 Ballou, Hosea Starr, "Dr. Comfort Starr, and Cranbrook, Kent," NEHGR 64:1 (Jan 1910) (New England Historic, Genealogical Society.), p. 73, Los Angeles Public Library.
  • 3 Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, showing three generations of those who came before 1692 (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-62.), 4:171, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.274 S264.
  • 4 Ballou, Hosea Starr, "Dr. Thomas Starr, ... and His Family Connections," NEHGR 89:3 (Jul 1935) (New England Historic, Genealogical Society.), pp. 279-82, Los Angeles Public Library.
  • 5 Ballou, Hosea Starr, "Dr. Thomas Starr, ... and His Family Connections," NEHGR 93:4 (Oct 1939) (New England Historic, Genealogical Society.), p. 355, Los Angeles Public Library.
  • 6 Winsor, Justin, History of the Town of Duxbury, Massachusetts (Boston: Crosby & Nichols, 1849.), p. 323, Family History Library, 974.482/D1 H2wj.
  • 7 Starr, Burgis Pratt, A History of the Starr Family of New England (Hartford, Connecticut: Case, Lockwood & Brainard, 1879. FHL US/CAN Film
  1. 1,018,909 Item 9.), pp. 1, 4-5, Family History Library.
  • 8 Ballou, H., NEHGR 93:4, p. 355.

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Starr-1795 and Starr-25 appear to represent the same person because: Clear Duplicates
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Starr-25 and Starr-1067 appear to represent the same person because: same
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Starr-691 and Starr-25 appear to represent the same person because: same
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