Thomas LORD

Male 1585 - 1678  (93 years)


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  • Name Thomas LORD  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • He lived at Towcester from 1610 to at least as late as 1629. He sailed from London, April 29, 1635 in the ship "Elizabeth and Ann", with his wife and all his children except Richard the eldest who had preceded him. He was then fifty and his wife forty-six. After a year or more at Cambridge or Boston, he joined Hooker's party in 1636 and became an original proprietor of Hartford. His home lot was on the bank of the Little River, now Wells St., and hie owned eight other parcels of land. He was a man of position and influence and was given the prefix "Mr." His eldest son, Richard, came over some years before he did and was in Cambridge where he owned a shop. (Paige's Cambridge, P. 600.) but followed his father to Hartford, where he was Constable in 1643. He afterwards settled in New London, became a very prominent citizen and was mentioned in the Royal Charter. [1]
    Born 1585  Towcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 May 1678  Hartford, Hartford Co. Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I36944  Main Tree
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2016 

    Father Richard LORDE,   b. Abt 1555, Towcester, Northamptsonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 16 Oct 1610, Towcester, Northamptsonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Joane BYRDE,   b. Bef 07 Mar 1561, Everdon, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 22 Sep 1610, Towcester, Northamptsonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1582  [4
    Family ID F19598  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy BIRD,   b. 25 May 1588, Towcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Aug 1675, Hartford, Hartford Co. Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1610/11  Towcester, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Children 
     1. Richard LORD, Sr.,   b. Bef 05 Jan 1611, Towcester, Northamptsonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1662, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)  [Birth]
     2. Anna LORD,   b. Bef 18 Sep 1614, Towcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1688, Anquilla, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years)  [Birth]
     3. Thomas LORD, Jr.,   b. Bef 15 Nov 1616, Towcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1661, Hartford, Hartford Co. Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years)  [Natural]
    +4. William LORD,   b. Bef 27 Dec 1618, Towcester, Northamptsonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1678, Lyme, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years)
     5. Robert LORD,   b. Bef 12 May 1620, Towcester, Northamptsonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1678, Charlestown, Suffolk County,Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years)  [Natural]
     6. John LORD,   b. Between 21 Jan 1623 and 1624, Towcester, Northamptsonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1654 and 1715, Starford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)  [Natural]
     7. Amy LORD,   b. Bef 30 Nov 1625, Towcester, Northamptsonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jan 1690, Hartford, Hartford County,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years)  [Birth]
     8. Dorothy LORD,   b. Bef 01 Jul 1629, Towcester, Northamptsonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1656/57, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F05191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Feb 1610/11 - Towcester, Northamptonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 May 1678 - Hartford, Hartford Co. Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3597] "Genealogical Notes on the Founding of New England" My Ancestors Part in that Undertaking, Ernest Flagg.

    2. [S03077] RootsWeb: World Connect - Chesebro' Genealogy @ RootsWeb by Larry Chesebro'.

    3. [S01765] Ancestry.com: Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut.

    4. [S00060] "Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas Lord", Kenneth Lord, (Name: Name: New York 1946;;).