Thomas Bragdon

#778, (1640 - before 14 October 1690)
Relationship5th great-grandfather of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Arthur Bragdon (c 1597 - 1678)
Mother*Mary Came

Family

Martha Moulton b. 1640
Children 1.Daniel Bragdon9 (c 1661 - b 1690)
 2.Deacon Arthur Bragdon+ (c 1670 - b 1743)
 3.Martha Bragdon+ (c 1672 - )
 4. Elizabeth Bragdon+ (1679 - a 1755)
 5.Bethia Bragdon+ (c 1688 - )
Birth*1640He was born in 1640 at York Co., MaineG
Marriage*circa 1660He married Martha Moulton circa 1660 at York Co., MaineG.1,2 
1670He was County Treasurer in 1670 at York Co., MaineG.3 
25 May 1678Thomas Bragdon acquired real estate at York Co., MaineG, on 25 May 1678 by deed conveyance all of his father's estate.4,5
October 1690He was killed in the Indian attack at Cape Neddick, York Co., MaineG, in October 1690; Indian attack.6,7 
Death*before 14 October 1690He died before 14 October 1690 at York Co., MaineG.6,7 
Inventory*14 October 1690His estate was inventoried by Thomas Bragdon on 14 October 1690 at York Co., MaineG; taken by Arthur Came (poss. ID 8900) and John Houie (poss. ID 7114.)8
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S183] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (GPC) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), p. 93; Thomas Bragdon (?1640-1690) and ____; birth in 1670, York, ME. Online Ancestry.com.
  2. [S1164] Lester M. Bragdon, transcriber, "Births of the Upper Parish in York", The Maine Genealogist Volumes 23-24 (2001-2002): 23:123, naming the wife of Josiah Bridges (son of Josiah) as Elizabeth "being the daughter of Thos Bragdon [&] Martha Moulton."
  3. [S184] William M. Sargent, compiler, Maine Wills 1640–1760 (Portland, Maine: Brown Thuston and Company, 1887), p 6.
  4. [S837] Early Maine Deeds and Wills, online www.americanancestors.org, V:57: "Know all men whome It may Concerne that I Arthur Bragdon Senior do give my whoole Estate, house, & Land & marsh, & Cattle unto my sonn Thomas Bragdon, so long as I & my wife do live, vpon this Condition that my sonn Thos Bragdon do provide for mee & my wife, all Necessary things yt either of us shall stand in neede of, so long as Wee do live / Dated this five & Twenteth day May 1678".
    "A true Coppy of this writeing transcribed & Compared with the originall, this 18th of Decembr 1678 / p Edw: Rishworth Re: Cor:"
    "An Inventory of Arthur Bragdon Senior his Estate/ Nathall Maisterson/Arther Caime his Marke [mark]."
  5. [S161] George Thomas Little, editor, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing, 1909), four volumes, vol. 2, p. 732: "Just before his death he deeded to his son Thomas, May 20 [actually 25], 1678, all his estate on condition that Thomas "provide all necessary things as long as he and his wife live"."
  6. [S187] Walter Goodwin, Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1916, 1963), online Ancestry.com, vol. III, p. 654: "In the autumn of 1690 two brothers Arthur and Thomas Bragdon, Thomas's son Daniel Bragdon, James Freethy, William Wormwood and four other men were loading a vessel at the little harbor of Cape Neddick when they were attacked by Indians and the Bragdons, Freethy and Wormwood were killed. Inventories of the estates of all of them were taken by Arthur Came and John Hovey on October 14...". Hereinafter cited as Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis.
  7. [S1062] William M. Sargent, editor, York Deeds, twelve volumes (vols. 11 and 12 in two parts) (Bethel, Maine: Maine Genealogical Society, 1887–1904), vol. 5, Part I, Folio 52, 53. Inventories of the estates of Thomas Bragdon, James Freathie, Daniel Bragdon, Arthur Bragdon and William Wormwood, all dated 14 Oct 1690.
  8. [S1062] William M. Sargent, York Deeds, vol. 5, Part I, Folio 52. Inventory of the estate of Thomas Bragdon, planter in York in the province of Maine. Appraisal by Arthur Came and John Houie, 14 Oct 1690. The estate was valued at £156 10s, of which £110 was in the house, lands and marshes. Sworn to by Arthur Bragdon, son of Thomas, 3 Dec 1690.
  9. [S187] Walter Goodwin, Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis, vol. III, p. 654: "In the autumn of 1690 two brothers Arthur and Thomas Bragdon, Thomas's son Daniel BragdonDaniel Bragdon, James Freethy, William Wormwood and four other men were loading a vessel at the little harbor of Cape Neddickwhen they were attacked by Indians and the Bragdons, Freethy and Wormwood were killed. Inventories of the estatesof all of them were taken by Arthur Came and John Hovey on October 14..."