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  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth 1604  Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 22 Jan 1672  Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I9871  Puffers
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2013 

    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

  • 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1337] .