Saturday, August 21, 2010

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10004. Rev. Thomas James & 10005. Olive Ingoldsby

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10/5/1595, Thomas baptized in Boston, Lincolnshire, England.

6/24/1602, Olive baptized at Fishtoft, Lincolnshire, England; d/o §Rev. Anthony Ingoldsby & §Dorcas Bulkeley.

1614, Thomas graduated at Cambridge.

1618, Thomas received a 2nd degree form Emanuel College, Cambridge.

Thomas became a minister in Lincolnshire.

4/20/1620 in Fishtoft, Thomas married Olive.

Bef. 4/22/1627, Olive died in England.

Thomas married 2nd Elizabeth ?.

6/5/1632, Thomas and family traveled to Boston, MA on the ship “William and Francis” to start a new ministry. He formed a congregation from 35 members dismissed from the The Great House at Market Square. The new congregation met in City Square at the former home of Governor John Winthrop.

11/2/1632, Thomas ordained in Charlestown, MA where he became a minister.

3/1636, Thomas left Charlestown went dismissed by his congregation.

1639, Thomas arrived with his son Thomas in Providence, RI, where he became one of the 13 first proprietors. A member of the First Baptist Church, he was also Town Treasurer.

3/20/1640, Thomas, sold his house in Porvidence to William Field, moved, and was named a freeman in New Haven.

10/7/1642, Thomas one of three ministers sent to VA; but was ordered to leave because he would not conform to the English Church.

6/1643, Thomas returned to New Haven, CT.

1648, Thomas returned to Charlestown, MA.

Thomas returned to England where he was a minister in Needham, Suffolk.

1662, Thomas ejected from the Needham ministry for non-conformity.

2/13/1683, Thomas died in Needham.

Child of Thomas and Olive:

i. Thomas James (5002), born 1620-25 in England.

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