Thomas Eames 1444
- Born: Abt 1618
- Marriage (1): Margaret
- Marriage (2): Mary Padelford about 1662
A History of Framingham, Massachusetts
Author: William Barry
EAMES, THOMAS, and w. Margaret, had at Dedham, 1. JOHN, b. May 16, and d. Sep. 17, 1641; 2. JOHN2, b. Oct. 6, '42; 3. MARY, b. May 24, '45. Thomas the f. m. 2d at Camb. Mary, wid. of Jona. Padelford (see Padelford), ab. 1662, and had 4. THOMAS, bap. at Camb. July 12, '63; at Sud., 5. SAMUEL14, b. Jan. 15, '64-5; 6. MARGARET, b. July 8, '66, m. Joseph Adams, '88; 7. NATHANIEL19, b. Dec. 30, '68; and at Fram., 8. SARAH, b. Oct. 3, '70; 9. LYDIA, b. June 29, '72.
Thomas was surety for Robert Eames at Mid. Co. Court, 1651, and gave a deposition, Oct. 5, 1652, then ‘. 34 or thereabouts, and of Medford. In 1668, he had leased "Mr. Pelham's farm," in Sud.(*) About 1670, he settled in Fram. on the S. declivity of Mt. Wait; was received as an Inhab. of Sherb. Jan. 4, '74-5, and early chosen a Selectman; was on the Com. for building the Meeting House, and received a grant for building the same. His house in Fram. was burnt by the Indians, Feb. 1, 1676-7, and his wife killed with some of his chil., and others taken captive. (See a former part of this volume). Thomas the f. d. Jan. 25, 1680, ‘. ab. 62 years. Administration on his estate was granted to John, his oldest son, 1680. (Suff. Prob.)
Note.--MARGERY was adm. to Charlestown church, 1635. ROBERT, was of Ch'n, 1651. ROBERT, of Woburn, (his wid. Elizabeth m. Capt. Wm. Bond, of Wat.), had Samuel; John, d. 1654;
*** ELIZABETH , b. 1659, prob. m. JOHN EAMES, May, 82; Mary, b. 1661, m. Abr. Cozzens, '84; Samuel; John, 1653, and others. ROBERT, and w. Rebeckah, of Andover, had Hannah, 1661; Daniel, John, Dorothy, Jacob and Joseph. ROBERT, d. at Dracut, ab. 1671, and in his will refers to his cousin Richard, s. of sister Dorothy Newman, "dwelling at Fannam, (Farnham?), in Surrey, in Rattlesham." HENRY, (w. Elizabeth), messenger to the General Court, had in Boston, William, 1674, (prob. of Long Island); John, Mary, Benjamin, Henry, and Samuel. MARK and w. Elizabeth, had in Charlestown, s. John, 1650. JOHN was of Groton, 1716--the family numerous, and believed to have gone from Andover. GERSHOM, of Marlb., (w. Hannah), had Hannah, 1671, who d. 1721. G. the f. d. at Wat., Nov. 25, 1676. ROBERT, (prob from Malden), was of Marlb., 1744. ROBERT, (prob. his son), d. at Marlb., Feb., 1821, ‘. 84. ANTHONY was of Hingham, 1637. (Sav. Wint., II. 221 et seq.) DAVID and w. Mehetabel, of Dedham, had chil. from 1691. JETHRO, of Lancaster, 1718. BENJAMIN, of Wat., m. Mehetabel Cheney, 1725, and was of Hop., 1725. ELIZABETH, of Wat., m. Thomas Blaynford, Dec. 18, 1673
Thomas married Margaret.
Thomas next married Mary Padelford about 1662.