Captain Thomas Amsden

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Captain Thomas Amsden, son of Isaac Amsden and Jane Rutter, was born at Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, 9 January 1686/87.1,2,3 He died at Marlborough, 27 April 1760.1,3

Thomas married Eunice Howe, daughter of Joseph Howe and Dorothy Martin, at Marlborough 18 June 1712.4

Captain Thomas Amsden was a Captain of a military company at Marlboro, and also blacksmith, settling in the Robin Hill district. In 1735 he received an allotment of land for his father's and uncle Jacob's service in King Phillip's war.

His daughter Lucy, a widow, was made administratrix of his estate, valued at £106.5


Eunice Howe b. 15 Jan 1692, d. 20 Oct 1725
  • Lucy Amsden3,1 b. 18 Apr 1713
  • Joseph Amsden3,1 b. 15 Apr 1716, d. 30 Mar 1737
  • Eunice Amsden+3,1 b. 27 Jul 1720, d. 1 Mar 1801
This person was last edited on19 Aug 2011


  1. [S49] Bernice Amsden Warnick, Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Nichols Amsden and Amelia Jane Smith 1636-1977 and Their Related Families of Colonial America: Belcher, Bent, Cornwall, Cummings, Graves, Hannum, Larkin, Loker, Loomis, Lull, Morgan, Morse, Newton, Nichols, Park(e), Perriman, Phelps, Plumpton, Rutter, Sacket(t), Safford, Thompson, Tyler, Wheeler, Witter and the Griffith Evans Family of North Wales (Santa Barbara, California: J & S Graphics, 1978), 30-34, further cited as Warnick, Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Nichols Amsden.
  2. [S925] James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Four Volumes. Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown & Company, 1860-1862, Vol 1. CD-ROM reprint, Compendium of New England Pioneers: A Collection of 14 Classic Genealogical Dictionaries of Early New England Settlers (Columbia, Maryland: Archive CD Books USA, 2006), further cited as Savage's Dictionary.
  3. [S160] Andrew H. Ward, "Amsden Family," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 15 (Jan 1861): 21-22, further cited as Ward, "Amsden Family."
  4. [S49] Warnick, Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Nichols Amsden, 32.
  5. [S1702] Murray M. Brown, Some Descendants of Isaac Amsden of Cambridge, Mass. (Athol, Massachusetts: s.p., 1934), 7, further cited as Brown, Some Descendants of Isaac Amsden.