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Ancestor is complete! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  Thomas  WATERMAN

  (b. 30 November 1644 Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony   d. 19 June 1708 Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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Thomas WATERMAN was born 30 November 1644 in Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony . Thomas WATERMAN was the child of Robert WATERMAN   and   Elizabeth BOURNE (BOURN) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Thomas WATERMAN and UNKNOWN (maternal)  Thomas BOURNE and Elizabeth BASSENDON?

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Miriam TRACY November 1668 in Norwich, Connecticut Colony .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Miriam TRACY  was born abt. 1648 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA.  She died 9 July 1732 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA.  She was the daughter of Thomas TRACY and Mary UNKNOWN (CONWAY) (LOCK).

Thomas WATERMAN died 19 June 1708 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut.
Details of the family tree of Thomas appear below.
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Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

  • Bio
    Thomas, third son of Robert and Elizabeth Waterman was born in 1644. He was married to Miriam Tracy, of Norwich, in November, 1668. (Page 43.) They had eight children. Thomas was one of the original purchasers of Norwich, to which place he removed in or about 1660. His granddaughter Hannah (through son, John) was the mother of Benedict Arnold.

    'THOMAS WATERMAN was nephew to the wife of John BRADFORD. Robert WATERMAN and Elizabeth BOURN, of ...Read MORE...

  • Bio

    Thomas Waterman was nephew to the wife of John Bradford. Robert Waterman and Elizabeth Bourn of Marshfleld were married Dec. 9, 1638. Thomas, their second son, was born in 1644, and probably came to Norwich with his uncle Bradford. In November, 1668, he was joined in wedlock with Miriam, only daughter of Thomas Tracy. The Water man house-lot was next to that of Major Mason, and the dwelling-house was built at a slight turn of the...Read MORE...

    History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874
  • 1644 Birth
    30 November 1644
    Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA (Rexhame) (East Marshfield)
  • 1668 Marriage / Partner
    Thomas WATERMAN and Miriam TRACY November 1668, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
  • 1670 Birth of Child
    Thomas WATERMAN was born September 1670, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
  • 1672 Birth of Child
    John WATERMAN was born March 1672, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
  • 1675 Birth of Child
    Elizabeth WATERMAN was born August 1675, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
  • 1678 Birth of Child
    Miriam WATERMAN was born April 1678, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

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Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 8/28/2016 8:59:19 AM

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Great-grandfather of Benedict Arnold

In tracing my family, I discovered that I am a direct descendant of Thomas Waterman (one of the founders of Norwich, CT) and his wife, Miriam Tracy. Their daughter, Lydia, married Eleazer Burnham. Lydia and Eleazer had a son, Eleazer, who married Mary Norman. Their son, Asa Burnham, was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He married Lucy Huntington. Asa and Lucy had a daughter, Charlotte Maria...Read MORE...

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