Puffer Genealogy



Thomas Leighton, Sr.

Male Abt 1604 - 1672  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Thomas Leighton 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Abt 1604  Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jan 1672  Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9871  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2013 

    Father Robert Leighton,   b. Abt 1571, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Hannah Silsby,   b. Abt 1570, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1604, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Family ID F546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Alexander Leighton,   b. 1568, Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F14432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joanna Silsby,   b. 1606, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1703, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married Abt 1634  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Leighton, Jr.,   b. Abt 1642, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1677, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
     2. Mary Leighton,   b. Abt 1636, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Leighton,   b. Abt 1637, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft May 1708, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     4. Sarah Leighton,   b. Abt 1638, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1672  (Age ~ 34 years)
     5. Mary Leighton,   b. Abt 1644, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth Leighton,   b. Abt 1646,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Sarah Leighton,   b. Abt 1648, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F11753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 

    • Thomas Leighton or Layton came from England to Dover N. H. in 1633/34.
      He signed the "Combination in Dover in 1641, He was Selectman for the
      years 1647, 1648 and 1658. The name Leighton or Layton occurs in the ol dest records of English and Scottist History. It is of Saxon origin but w as established in Scotland and England before the 14th Century.

      References: Leighton Genealogy, History of Durnham N.H., Vol 2 Page 259
      New England Historical and Genealogical Register Vol 17, Page
      255.

      The Pioneers of Maine and NH 1623-1660

      Thomas spelled his name both ways in the NH records.
      Leighton or Layton.