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Thomas Wight II was born 1629 in Hareby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom to Thomas Wight (1607-1674) and Alice Roundy (1609-1665) and died 25 September 1690 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Mehitable Cheney (1643-1693) 1660 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States.


Biography

Thomas Wight (1629-1690) & Mehitable Cheney (1643-1693) Immigrant

Thomas was born 1629 in Dedham, Sussex, England and died 1690 in Medford, Massachusetts. He married 1660 Mehitable Cheney and to this union was born six children. she was the daughter of William Cheney and Margaret 'Cule' Masson.

Thomas Wight subscribed one bushel of "Endian corne" to the fund for the new "brick college" at Cambridge (Harvard University). The following year came the Indian War (King Phillips War), I believe. The Indians attacked Medfield on February 21, 1676 and his residence was destroyed. Accepted as a citizen of Medfield in 1658. His home lot was on Green St., east of his father' s home.

Thomas WIGHT Birth: 1629 in Dedham, Massachusetts Death: 25 Sep 1690 in Medfield, Massachusetts Accepted as a citizen of Medfield in 1658. His home lot was on Green St.,east of his father' s home. The following year came the Indian War (King Phillips War), I believe.




Children


Offspring of Thomas Wight II and Mehitable Cheney (1643-1693)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mehitable Wight (1663-)
Thomas Wight (1665-1690)
Mary Wight (1667-1705)
Eleazer Wight (1670-)
Joshua Wight (1679-1762) 25 July 1679 Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts 14 August 1762 Abigail Rockwood (1679-1698)
Elizabeth Spowell (1661-1765)

Siblings


Offspring of Deacon Thomas Wight, Sr. and Alice Roundy (1609-1665)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Wight (1627-1653) 1627 Hareby, Lincolnshire, England 28 August 1653 Wight's Lane, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Anne Unknown

Henry Wight (1632-1680)
Thomas Wight (1633-1690) 1629 Hareby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom 25 September 1690 Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States Mehitable Cheney (1643-1693)

Mary Wight (1636-1693)
Samuel Wight (1639-1716)
Ephraim Wight (1645-1722) 28 January 1645 Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts 26 February 1723 Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Lydia Morse (1645-1722)

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