1610 - AFT 1680
- OCCUPATION: Ship Carpenter
- BIRTH: 1610
- DEATH: AFT 1680
- MARRIAGE: BEF 1635, Portsmouth, Newport, RI
: Martha SHERIFF
- +Jonathan HAZARD
- +Robert HAZARD
- +Hannah HAZARD
- Elizabeth HAZARD
- Martha HAZARD
- MARRIAGE: 1675, Portsmouth, Newport, RI
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"The Hazard Family of Rhode Island, 1635-1894"
Robinson, Caroline E.
Boston: Printed for the author, 1895; p1
"Thomas Hazard, the progenitor of the Hazard family in the United States of America,
was born in 1610; he died in 1680; he married, 1st, Martha ------, who died in 1669. He
married, 2d, Martha, widow of Thomas Sheriff; she died in 1691. His name is first found
in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1635. In 1638, March 25, he was admitted freeman of Boston.
Two years later he was admitted freeman of Portsmouth, Rhode Island."
"The Annals of Newtown in Queens County, New-York"
New York: D. Fanshaw, 1852
"Their ancestor, Thomas Hazard, came from Wales, and was admitted to freemanship
at Boston in 1636: in 1652, he became one of the founders and first magistrates of Newtown.
He had several sons, one of whom, Robert, settled in Rhode Island, and originated the
Hazards, so highly distinguished in the annals of that state. Jonathan, another son, remained
at Newtown, m. Hannah, dau. of Jas. Lauronson, acquired a large property, and filled various
offices. He d. in 1711, having had issue Thomas, James, Nathaniel, Elizabeth, m. Edward Hunt,
and Sarah, who m. James Renne."
"The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island"
John Osborne Austin
Joel Munsell's Sons, Albany, NY: 1887; pp. 320-323
"A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England"
Pub. Boston, 1860-1862; v2, p395
"Hazard, Thomas, Boston 1635, ship carpenter, freem. 25 May 1636, rem. in few yrs. to R. I.
signed the cov. of citiz. 24 Jan. 1639, and is on the list of 1655, but in 1656 was at Newtown, L. I.
Thence he soon came back to Portsmouth, R. I. there d. 1669. His will of that date names w. Martha;
ds. Elizabeth w. of George Laighton; Hannah, w. of Stephen Wilcox of Misquamacuck, that pt. of the
Narraganset now Westerly; and Martha, w. of Ichabod Potter of Portsmouth, beside s. Robert, and
gr.s. Thomas Hazard. Tradit. in the fam. is, that he came from Wales, bring. s. Robert, a. 4 yrs. old."
"New England Marriages Prior To 1700"
Clarence A. Torrey,
(as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)
"HAZARD, Thomas (1610-1680+) & 1/wf Martha _____ (-1669+); by 1635;
Boston/Portsmouth, RI/Newtown, LI"
"HAZARD, Thomas (1610-1680) & Martha [SHERIFF/SHREVE] (-1691) w Thomas;
aft 29 May 1675; Portsmouth, RI"