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Rev. Andrew Willett, D.D.1562 -- 4 SEP 1621avatar
Jacobina Goadabt 1560 -- 11 JUL 1632avatar
John Browne1585 -- 10 APR 1662avatar
Dorothy Kent1584 -- 27 JAN 1673avatar
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Col. Thomas Willett

Birth29 AUG 16056
or in Hadsden, England6
Reside
Military
 
MA Militia / Captain
succeded Capt. Miles as head of the Colonial Militia
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Immigrate1640
 
Occup1665-1666
 
New York City Mayor
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Occup1667-1668
 
New York City Mayor
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Reside1674
 
Death1674
 
or possibly Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts
Grave
Aged: 68.3 years

Some extensive information may be viewd for Thomas Willett on his Find a Grave page (link below).

The book given as a source here, "Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography," gives some information for his ancestors, etc.  This book seemed to have said that Andrew Willett was his father. However, it also refers to a Ralph Willett, of Merley Hall, and goes on, "One of his sons, Colonel Thomas Willet, born 1605...died 4 Aug 1674."  What the author meant by "his" is ambiguous. What the father Andrew Willett or was he this descendant of his, Ralph Willet?

He spent some time in Leyden, Holland, where his future in-laws also were spending time.  Apparentsly they met again in New England, where Thoams Willett and Mary Brown were married. They had 13 chidlren.

He was the first mayor of New York.



ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
1+

Mary 

10 NOV 163724 JUN 1712  MA, Plymouth Co, Plymouth Samuel Hooker 
2+

Esther 

10 JUL 164826 JUL 1737  MA, Plymouth Co Josiah Flint 
3+

Andrew 

5 OCT 16556 APR 1712  MA, Plymouth Co, Plymouth Anne Coddington 
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Descendant Stats

This person has 512 descendants recorded online here. (Last updated 8-8-2016 12:00 AM)

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Sources
  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave Thomas Willett, Sr
  3. Book: Encyclopedica of Virginia Biography, Under the Editorial..., Vol. 5; by Lyon Gardiner Tyler;
  4. Book: Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century; :...; by John Nichols, 1814;
  5. Book: A Genealogy of the WArne FAmily in America:...; by George Warne Labaw, 1911;
  6. Book: New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of...; by William Richard Cutter, 1913;
  7. Book: Annual Report, American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society; 1914;
  8. Website: Hardin Clay Roots;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
  9. Marriage Sources:
    Book: New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of...; by William Richard Cutter, 1913;
  10. Book: Annual Report, American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society; 1914;
  1. Findagrave Mary Brown Willett
  2. Book: A Genealogy of the WArne FAmily in America:...; by George Warne Labaw, 1911;
  3. Website: John R. Okerson;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
  4. Marriage Sources:
    Book: New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of...; by William Richard Cutter, 1913;
  5. Book: Annual Report, American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society; 1914;
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