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Thomas Hosmer     Immigrant Ancestor see FAMILY TREE
Born: 02/Feb/1602-03 Hawkhurst, Kent, England

 

   
Married:

1st 06/Apr/1635 to Frances Bushnell

2nd: 06/May/1679 to Mrs. Katherine Wilton

 

   
Died: 12/Apr/1687 Northampton, Hampshire, MA    
Buried His gravestone reads:

 THOMAS
HOSMER, AGED
83 YEARS. HE
DYED APRIL 12,
1687

He died at the age of 83. He is buried in Northampton, MA although there is a monument placed in the Ancient Burying Ground in Hartford, CT placed next to his first wife.

FATHER

Stephen Hosmer

MOTHER

Dorothy Selden

WIFE

1st: Frances Bushnell

2nd: Mrs. Katherine Wilton

CHILDREN

Clemence Hosmer

 

Source: Hosmer, James B. Genealogy of the Hosmer Family.Hartford: Steam Pressof Elihu Geer, 1861

THOMAS HOSMER, son of Stephen and Dorothy Hosmer of Hawhhurst, County of Kent, England, settled in Newtown, now Cambridge,Mass., as early as 1632, and was admitted freeman in 1635. He removed to Hartford, Conn., in June, 1636. He was one of the original settlers of Hartford, and in the first record of Town proprietors of land, January 14th, 1639, there is set to him 60acres.  His first wife, Frances, died February 15th, 1675, aged 73years. He married for his second wife Mrs. Katherine Wilton, (now spelt Wilson) widow of Lieut.David Wilton of Northampton, formerly of Windsor. The record of the minister of Windsor at that time, is as follows: May 6th, '79, Goodman Osmer of Hartford, and the widow Wilton, that had been wife to David Wilton, were to be married at Hartford. Mr. Hosmer died at Northampton and was buried there; his tombstone has this inscription upon it:--THOMAS HOSMER, AGED83 YEARS. HE DYED APRIL 12.1687.  Mr. Hosmer's daughter, Clemence, married Dea. Jonathan Hunt of Northampton. Graves of the Hunt family are on each side of his.  FIRST GENERATION.  THOMAS HOSMER, born December 1603, died April 12th, 1687.   FRANCES, his wife, born 1602, died February 15th, 1675.  CHILDREN.   Stephen, b. 1645, d. Nov. 4th,1693.  Clemence mar. Dea. Jonathan Hunt of Northampton, Mass.; died in1698.  Hannah mar. first Josiah Willard, March 20th, 1657; second  Mr. Maltby; died July 1674.  Hester mar. Rev. Thos. Buckingham of Saybrook,  Sept. 20th, 1666.
 

Source: Early Families of Hartford
"Born in Hawkhurst, Co., Kent.  Stephen Hosmer died in Hawkurst Mary 24, 1633.  Thomas Hosmer was in Cambridge 1632; freeman Mass. May 6, 1635; removed to Hartford in June 1636; he received 60 acres in the distribution of 1639 and his home lot was on the edge of the South Meadow, near the South end of Governor St. He was chosen constable 1639, 1663; townsman 1643, 1671; also deputy several time; removed to Northampton where he died.  He gave by will 5 pounds towards a free school in Hartford "to be paid when there is any such settled effectually." (50 Puritan Ancestors)

 

 

 

 

 

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