Thomas HALSEY

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Family 1 : Phoebe
  • MARRIAGE:
  1. +Thomas HALSEY
  2.  Isaac HALSEY
  3.  Daniel HALSEY
  4.  Elizabeth HALSEY


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[4937] "Thomas Halsey of Hertfordshire, England, and Southampton, Long Island, 1591-1679"
Halsey, Jacob Lafayette
Morristown, N.J.: unknown, 1895, 587 pgs.
Pg 37: "Thomas Halsey, b. January 2, 1592. Mercer of London. Living at Naples Aug. 10, 1621; at
Lynn, Mass., 1637. Was owner of 100 acres of land in that town; one of the founders of the town
of Southampton, Long Island. 1640, the first English town in the State of New York. There was
no other Halsey among them. Was delegate to the General Court at Hartford, Conn., 1664; joined
in remonstrance Feb. 15, 1670. Nov. 1, 1676, named in the patent of confirmation. Named in Gov.
Dongan's patent Dec. 6, 1686. Lived May 4, 1657, probably on Horse Mill Lane, which ran from
Main Street to the Town Pond, 30 or 40 rods from where Francis Cook now lives in Southampton.
In a list found in the Town records of 1657 of inhabitants living on westside of Main street,
commencing at the north end, he is described as living in 8th house south from Isaac. His will
dated July 28, 1677, is printed in the introduction, and is recorded in Book A of Wills, New
York County. Married 1st, before 1627, Phoebe ----. She was murdered by two Pequot Indians in
1649. Md. 2d, July 25, 1660, Ann Johnes, wid. of Edward Johnes. Inventory 672, 9, 2."


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