Thomas John Clough

Male 1651 - 1749  (97 years)


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  • Name Thomas John Clough 
    Born 29 May 1651  Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 10 Oct 1651 
    Gender Male 
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    _UID 914A42AB154E504EBD67D6B07C325868E1B0 
    Died 6 Feb 1749  Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Salisbury Plains Burying Ground, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I38089  Wyman
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2020 

    Father John Clough, Sr Click to preview: John Clough, Sr,   b. 1613, Hertford, , Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1691, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Jane Click to preview: Jane,   b. 1620, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1680, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1641  Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • CHAN11 Feb 2003
    Family ID F14507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah Guile Click to preview: Hannah Guile,   b. 12 Feb 1655, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1683, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1680  Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • CHAN11 Feb 2003
    Children 
     1. Lydia Clough Click to preview: Lydia Clough,   b. Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Samuel Clough Click to preview: Samuel Clough,   b. 5 Dec 1680, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1728, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     3. Thomas Clough Click to preview: Thomas Clough,   b. 9 Dec 1681, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Obadiah Clough Click to preview: Obadiah Clough,   b. 5 Aug 1712, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1728  (Age 15 years)
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2010 
    Family ID F14441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ruth Connor Click to preview: Ruth Connor,   b. 16 May 1670, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1727, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1674 ?  Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • CHAN11 Feb 2003
    Children 
     1. Jeremiah Clough Click to preview: Jeremiah Clough,   b. 21 Jun 1688,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ebeneezer Clough Click to preview: Ebeneezer Clough,   b. 5 Jul 1690,   d. 1690
     3. Ebenezer Clough Click to preview: Ebenezer Clough,   b. 1691,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Zacheus Clough Click to preview: Zacheus Clough,   b. 17 Feb 1692, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1757, Fremont, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Issac Clough Click to preview: Issac Clough,   b. 24 Jan 1694, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1765, Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Rebekah (Rebecca) Clough Click to preview: Rebekah (Rebecca) Clough,   b. 3 Jun 1696, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. WFT Est 1735-1791  (Age 94 years)
     7. Hannah Clough Click to preview: Hannah Clough,   b. 25 Sep 1698,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Judith Clough Click to preview: Judith Clough,   b. 1 Oct 1700,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Martha Clough Click to preview: Martha Clough,   b. 23 Feb 1702,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Jethro Clough Click to preview: Jethro Clough,   b. 26 Jun 1705,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Tabitha Clough Click to preview: Tabitha Clough,   b. 8 Sep 1707,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Ruth Clough Click to preview: Ruth Clough,   b. 7 Sep 1711,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2010 
    Family ID F14173  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 May 1651 - Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Mar 1680 - Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Feb 1749 - Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Salisbury Plains Burying Ground, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Mar 1674 ? - Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • (Research):from the book: John Clough - Descendants
      6--THOMAS (John) Born May 29, 1651 atSalisbury, Mass. On M
      arch 10, 1680 he married
      Hannah Gile who was born at Haverhill, Mass. on Feb. 12, o
      r 25, 1655; the daughter of Samuel
      and Judith (Davis) Gile who resided first at Newbury, the
      n removed to Haverhill, Mass. in1640-42.
      At the time of his marriage, John Clough gave to Thomas si
      x acres of land, now the site of the
      schoolhouse on Salisbury Plains (1950). This landadjoine
      d the twelve acres that John Clough gave
      to his eldest son, John, atthe time of his marriage.
      Thomas subscribed to the Oath of Fidelity and Allegiance i
      n 1677. He joined the town militia for
      defense against the Indians.
      Hannah, the mother of the two eldest sons, died on Jan. 22
      , 1684. For his second wife, Thomas
      married Ruth Connor, the daughter of Cornelius and Sarah Co
      nnor. Cornelius was a soldier and one
      of the original settlers of Salisbury. Ruth was born on Ma
      y 16,1670 at Salisbury, Mass.
      When the second church of Salisbury was organized in the We
      st Parish, Thomas was one of the
      original twelve members and Ruth was admitted to membershi
      p on July 27, 1718. Thomas' name
      appears on the list of "Yoeman" meaning in English Law, a f
      reeholder, one who was qualified to
      serve
      on juries and to vote in town meetings in 1730.Both Thoma
      s and Ruth signed petitions to the
      General Court.
      Ruth died on Aug. 5, 1727 and Thomas died before 1749. A co
      py of his will has been found upon
      record, but an inventory of his estate is pre- served at th
      e Probate Court Building in Salem, Mass.
      (Record No. 5677)
      info taken from: http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com
      /cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&id=I0116&db=lwentz
      Father: John CLOUGH b: 1613 in England
      Mother: Jane CLOUGH(MAR b: ABT. 1620 in Possibly Jane Macum
      ber/Jane Sanders
      Marriage 1 Hannah GILE b: 12 FEB 1654/55 in Haverhill, Esse
      x, Massachusetts, New England
      Married: 10 MAR 1679/80 in Salisbury, MA
      Marriage 2 Ruth CONNOR b: 16 MAY 1670 in Salisbury, Essex
      , MA
      Married: 1687 in Salisbury, Essex, MA
      Children
      Zacheus CLOUGH b: 27 FEB 1691/92 in Salisbury, Essex, MA
      Jeremiah CLOUGH b: 1688
      Ebenezer CLOUGH b: 1690
      Ebenezer CLOUGH b: 1691
      Isaac CLOUGH b: 1694
      Rebecca CLOUGH b: 3 JUN 1696
      Hannah CLOUGH b: 1698
      Judith CLOUGH b: 1700
      Martha CLOUGH b: 1702
      Jethro CLOUGH b: 1705
      Tabitha CLOUGH b: 1707
      Ruth CLOUGH b: 1711
      He subscribed to the Oath of Fidelity and Allegi
      ance in 1677 and wasa
      soldier in the defensive army. Joined militia in defense ag
      ainst indians.
      Ruth Connor Born: in Salisbury 16 May 1670.
      Died: probably in Salisbury 5 August 1727.
      Parents: Cornelius and Sarah Connor .
      Married: in Salisbury, 1687.
      Thomas was a farmer in Salisbury, was listed as a yeoman i
      n 1730, signed the oath of allegiance in 1677, and was in t
      he militia.
      After his marriage, he received 6 acres of land on the Plai
      nsfrom his father where he built a house near his parents
      ' home. In the will of Samuel Gile, the father of his firs
      t wife, Thomas was granted land on the Spicket River in wha
      t is now Salem, NH, but was then part of Haverhill, MA. H
      e and his family apparently continued to live in Salisbur
      y after his second marriage as he and his wife, Ruth, wer
      e admitted to the Salisbury Church on 27 July 1718.
      Thomas and his first wife, Hannah (Gile) Clough had two chi
      ldren, both born in Salisbury, MA:
      Samuel, b. 1680.
      Thomas and his second wife Ruth (Connor) Clough had nine ch
      ildren, all born in Salisbury, MA:
      Jeremiah, b. 21 June 1688.
      Ebenezer, b. 5 July 1690; died young.
      Ebenezer (again), b.27 April 1691.
      Zacheus, b. 17 Feb. 1691/2; m. Sarah Page.
      Isaac, b. 24 Jan. 1693/4.
      Rebecca, b. 2 June 1696.
      Hannah, b. 25 Sept. 1698.
      Judith, b. 1Oct. 1700.
      Martha, b. 23 Feb. 1702.