Thomas Hanson

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ChartsAncestors of Harriet Hanson Robinson
Thomas Hanson, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at England, say 1615.1 He died at Dover, Strafford Co., New Hampshire, about 1666.2

Thomas married Mary (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Strafford Co., New Hampshire, about 1638.3,4,5

Thomas was in Dover, New Hampshire by 1657. He had a grant of 100 acres near Salem Falls, NH in 1658. He was admitted a freeman in Dover, 4 May 1661. In 1664/5 he lived in Cocheco where he was taxed as Thomas, Sr. His widow was taxed in 1666 and 1672. The will of Thomas Hanson was admitted to probate 27 Jun 1666 and his wife Mary was named as executrix. He gave money to his two daughters, and divided his real estate and other property among his sons, Tobias, Thomas, Isaac, and Timothy (the latter two then under age).4,6


Mary (…) d. 28 Jun 1689
  • Tobias Hanson2 b. abt. 1640, d. 10 May 1693
  • Thomas Hanson+2 b. abt. 1643, d. bt May 1710 - Dec 1711
  • Elizabeth Hanson2 b. aft. 1648, d. 28 Oct 1732
  • Mary Hanson2 b. say 1649
  • Isaac Hanson2 b. abt. 1651, d. 1683
  • Timothy Hanson2 b. say 1653, d. 1711
This person was last edited on28 Sep 2017


  1. [S1330] Estimated from approximate date of marriage.
  2. [S692] Ann Theopold Chaplin, "Some Descendants of Thomas Hanson of Dover, New Hampshire," New Hampshire Genealogical Record 17 (July-Oct 2000): 97-119, 151-167, at 97-98, further cited as Chaplin, "Descendants of Thomas Hanson of Dover."
  3. [S445] Robert S. Canney, compiler, Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire 1630-1850 (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1991), 230, further cited as Strafford Co. Marriages.
  4. [S922] Sybil Noyes, Charles T. Libby and Walter G. Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. Portland, Maine: The Southworth Press, 1928-1939, 307. 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 Noyes, Libby, and Davis, Gen. Dict. of Maine & N. H.
  5. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 696, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  6. [S692] Chaplin, "Descendants of Thomas Hanson of Dover," 100.