Thomas Atkinson


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Thomas Atkinson

  • Born: 1618, England
  • Marriage: Susanna
  • Died: 18 Mar 1646, Concord, Massachusettes at age 28

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Dates & Events.
Was a freeman, 7 Dec 1636.
~NEHGR, vol. 3, pg. 94

Susanna, the daughter of Thomas Atkinson, born 28 Feb 1641
Hannah, the daughter of Thomas Atkinson, born 1 Apr 1640
~NEHGR, vol. 4 pg. 271

Thomas Atkinson was a passenger on the Anne, July 1635.
~NEHGR, vol. 5 pg. 61

From Abstracts of Early Wills:
"Thomas Atkinson, of Concord-Inventory 16 Sep 1646. Simon Willard, Thomas Brookes, George Wheeler, prizers, Indebted, nine pounds ten shillings. The sum which debts pay, fifty-nine pounds five-tenths a shilling. He had eighty pounds in England to rec. & some little he hath rec. but it is not knowne what, vntill intelligence comes the next yeare. Administration granted to Sus, his wife," 15 Sep 1646
~NEHGR, vol. 8, pg. 57

From an obituary of Lizzie Daniel Rose Atkinson, M.D., by Harold Clarke Durrell, Historian, NEHGR, vol. 89, pg. 47:
". . . Thomas who settled at Concord, Mass., was admitted a freeman 7 Dec 1636, and died 18 Nov 1646. The will of Thomas Atkinson mentions a brother, Robert Atkinson, living in the parish of Halifax, Yorkshire, England. After the death of his father, John Atkinson, Robert is said to have been brought up in the family of his uncle, Theodore Atkinson, who taught(Robert) the trade of hatter and feltmaker.

• Dates & Events. 615
Thomas Atkinson's named was added to the freeman list sometimes between 1 Jan 1632/33 and 7 Mar 1636/37. He was among the settlers who were granted six acres of land, 7 Nov 1636, in Plymouth on which they were to build their homes. Thomas served on a coroner's jury, 5 Jun 1638. Thomas proved room and board for William Honey well who was to be released from his indenture to Mr. Thomas Pence. Pence was to pay Thomas Atkinson for this.

Thomas Atkinson and John Wood, 1 Dec 1640, were presented for delivering only five score herring per hundred when they should have delivered six score and twelve. They were discharged after being ordered to make restitution. After 1640, Thomas Atkinson disappears from the records, but by 20 Jun 1654.
~Plymouth Colony: Its History & People, 1620-1690, pg. 236

Thomas married Susanna.

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