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Thomas Dyer

Male - 1676


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  • Name Thomas Dyer 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Nov 1676  [1
    Person ID I31025  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2020 

    Family Elizabeth,   d. Between 20 Nov 1678 and 31 Jan 1679 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F18416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He came from England in 1632, soon afterward settled in Weymouth, and was admitted a freeman May 29, 1644. He was a fuller or cloth- worker by trade, also was an innkeeper in Weymouth, and one of the leading citizens of his day. He was a deputy to the general court in 1648 and four years afterwards; deacon of the Weymouth church; and held various town offices. He died November 6, 1676, aged sixty four years. His will, dated November 3, 1676, proved November 13, 1676, bequeathed to wife fifty pounds and the estate of her former husband at Medfield. He bequeathed to his children, his grandchildren, his pastor, Mr. Samuel Terrey, and to the Weymouth church. His estate was valued at two thousand one hundred and three pounds. The widow Elizabeth, in her will dated November 20, 1678, proved January 31, 1678, bequeathed to her sons Abraham and John Harding, daughter Elizabeth Adams, daughter Prudence, Joseph Dyer and grandchildren. Thomas Dyer married (first) Agnes Reed, who died December 4, 1667. He married (second) Elizabeth Frary, widow successively of Abraham Harding, of Medfield, and of John Frary, Jr. [William Richard Cutter, citation details below]

  • Sources 
    1. [S4912] Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts ed. William Richard Cutter. Volume 4. New York: Lewis Publishing Company, 1908.