Thomas Lawrence1

#2148, (say 1608 - 5 November 1655)
Relationship8th great-grandfather of William David Lewis


Elizabeth Bates b. s 1614
Children 1.Mary Lawrence3 (s 1637 - )
 2.Nicholas Lawrence9,3 (s 1640 - )
 3.Elizabeth Lawrence+3 (1642 - 1704)
 4.Sarah Lawrence+10 (c 1644 - 1713)
Birth*say 1608He was born say 1608.2 
Marriage*circa 1635He married Elizabeth Bates, daughter of James Bates, circa 1635.1,3 
1638He received a land grant in 1638 at Hingham, Suffolk (now Plymouth) Co., MassachusettsG.4,5 
Death*5 November 1655He died on 5 November 1655 at Suffolk (now Plymouth) Co., MassachusettsG.6,7,3,8 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis


  1. [S1220] Torrey's New England Marriages Prior to 1700, online, Vol. 2, p. 928/1482. Thomas ( -1655) & Elizabeth Bates ( -1679, Dorchester MA), marr. ca. 1635; res. Hingham/Dorchester; various citations. Originally published as New England Marriages Prior to 1700. CD-ROM. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (AA).
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S814] George Lincoln, History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts Vol. II (Salem, Mass.: Higginson Book Co. (reprint), 1893), pp. 426-7.
  4. [S814] George Lincoln, History of Hingham II, pp. 429-7.
  5. [S815] Andrew H. Ward, "First Settlers of Hingham", New England Historic Genealogical Society 2 (April, July, Oct. 1884): p. 251, names of persons granted land betw. 1635 and 1640; 1638, Thomas Lawrence (from Hobart's Journal).
  6. [S2250], Massachusetts Town and Vital Records: Hingham 1600-1989 (Holbrook). Original data Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).
  7. [S165] James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, four volumes (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), III:63; Thomas, d. 5 Nov 1655.
  8. [S813] A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston Containing Dorchester Births, Marriages, and Deaths to the End of 1825 (Boston: Rockwell and Churchill, 1890), p. 20, Marriages; William Smead and Elizabeth, dau. of widow Lawrence; marr. by Maj. Atherton, 31.10.58 (31 Dec 1658).
  9. [S165] James Savage, First Settlers of New England, III:63; Nicholas, b. at Hingham, removed with mother widow Elizabeth to Dorchester after 5 Nov 1655.
  10. [S814] George Lincoln, History of Hingham II, pp. 429-7, bapt. Hingham 4 Mar 1643/4.