HAZARD, Thomas
PAWMER, Margarit
HAZARD, Thomas


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POTTER, Martha

HAZARD, Thomas 1

  • Born: 1609-1610, Wales
  • Marriage: POTTER, Martha about 1632 in Portsmouth, Washington, Rhode Island
  • Died: 1668-1669, Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island at age 59

bullet  General Notes:

A ship's carpenter, Thomas was one of the signator's of the Newport Compact, which established the Rhode Island colony.


Thomas married Martha POTTER, daughter of George POTTER and Martha, about 1632 in Portsmouth, Washington, Rhode Island. (Martha POTTER was born in 1612 in Portsmouth, Washington, Rhode Island and died in 1669 in Newport, Rhode Island.)



1 Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Before 1692 (Online version, Nov 2000). Surety: 4. THOMAS, Boston 1635, ship carpenter, freem. 25 May 1636, rem. in few yrs. to R. I. signed the cov. of citiz. 24 Jan. 1639, and is on the list of 1655, but in 1656 was at Newtown, L. I. Thence he soon came back to Portsmouth, R. I. there d. 1669. His will of that date names w. Martha; ds. Elizabeth w. of George Laighton; Hannah, w. of Stephen Wilcox of Misquamacuck, that pt. of the Narraganset now Westerly; and Martha, w. of Ichabod Potter of Portsmouth, beside s. Robert, and gr.s. Thomas Hazard. Tradit. in the fam. is, that he came from Wales, bring. s. Robert, a. 4 yrs. old. Six of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at Brown Univ. and of two gr. at N. J. one was Ebenezer, the assiduous antiquary, who d. at Philad. 1817, aged 73. Hist. Coll. of R. I. III. 312.

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