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Lieut. John Thaxter

Male 1626 - 1687  (61 years)


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  • Name John Thaxter 
    Prefix Lieut. 
    Born 1626  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 March 1686/7  Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • John “was chosen lieut. in 1664, afts. capt. When serv. against the Dutch at N.Y. he ‘was preferred for’ (promotion?) under orders from Cromwell. In 1680 he was in command of a troop of cavalry. Selemctman in 1662, 1670, 1673, 1675, 1680, 1681, 1683, and 1685; representative at the General Court 1666, etc. Resided on North St., where now stands St. Paul’s Catholic Church.” [1]
    Person ID I333  Schirado
    Last Modified 6 September 1999 

    Father Thomas Thaxter,   d. 4 February 1653/4 
    Mother Elizabeth,   d. 17 July 1660, Dedham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F277  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Elizabeth Jacob,   b. about 1634, prob. Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 November 1725, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Married 4 December 1648  Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. John Thaxter,   b. 4 December 1651, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas Thaxter,   b. 4 June 1654, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 September 1704, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Joseph Thaxter,   b. 1 June 1656, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Samuel Thaxter,   b. 17 November 1658, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1665  (Age < 6 years)
    +5. Elizabeth Thaxter,   b. 19 February 1660/1, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 April 1727, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     6. Benjamin Thaxter,   b. 4 February 1662/3, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. March 1720/1, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +7. Col. Samuel Thaxter,   b. 6 August 1665, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 November 1740, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +8. Mary Thaxter,   b. 19 August 1667, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1737  (Age 69 years)
    +9. Deborah Thaxter,   b. 14 September 1669, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 February 1712, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    +10. Sarah Thaxter,   b. 26 September 1671, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1726, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     11. Daniel Thaxter,   b. 1 August 1675, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 June 1676, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     12. Jonathan Thaxter,   b. 18 April 1677, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F251  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] George Lincoln, et al., (published by the Town of Hingham, 1893).


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