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Thomas Hazard

Male Abt 1610 - Aft 1677  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Thomas Hazard  [1
    Born Abt 1610  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 6 Aug 1677  Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Alternate death 1680  Kingston, South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I2691  Nielsen Hayden genealogy
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2017 

    Family Martha,   d. Bef 1675, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1628  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Hazard,   b. Abt 1630
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 14:10:24 
    Family ID F1989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a ship's carpenter.

      One of the nine founding settlers of Newport, Rhode Island. "On 28 April 1639, he and eight others signed a compact, and soon established the town of Newport at the southern end of Aquidneck Island." [Wikipedia]

      Contrary to several reports, he was almost certainly not the same man as the Thomas Hazard who appears in records of Newtown, Long Island from 1652 to 1656.

      He and his wife were ancestors of Oliver Hazard Perry and Matthew C. Perry.

  • Sources 
    1. [S679] The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, by John Osborne Austin. Albany, New York; 1887.

    2. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    3. [S997] The Hazard Family of Rhode Island 1635-1894 by Caroline E. Robinson. Boston, 1895.

    4. [S1139] Ancestral Lines, Third Edition: 206 Families in England, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California: 1998.

    5. [S997] The Hazard Family of Rhode Island 1635-1894 by Caroline E. Robinson. Boston, 1895., year only.