Thomas Mayhew

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Thomas Mayhew, son of Matthew Mayhew and Alice Barter, was born probably shortly before his baptism at Tisbury, Wiltshire, England, 1 April 1593.1,2,3 He died at Edgartown, Dukes Co., Massachusetts, 25 March 1682.1

Thomas married an unknown first wife before 1620;1,4 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Jane Galland, daughter of Edward Galland and Agnes Wilmot, before 1632.5,4

Family 1

NN (…) b. say 1600, d. bef. 1635
  • Thomas Mayhew1 b. say 1620

Family 2

Jane Galland b. 2 Nov 1602, d. bef. 1682
  • Hannah Mayhew+6,1 b. 15 Jun 1635, d. 1722
  • Bethiah Mayhew1 b. 6 Dec 1636, d. 1678
  • Mary Mayhew1 b. 14 Jan 1639/40
  • Martha Mayhew1 b. say 1641
This person was last edited on17 Dec 2017


  1. [S2281] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I–III, 3 vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 2:1243-46 (Thomas Mayhew), further cited as Anderson, GMB.
  2. [S3] Charles Edward Banks, The History of Martha's Vineyard Dukes County Massachusetts in Three Volumes (subtitle varies) (1911; reprint, Edgartown, Massachusetts: Dukes County Historical Society, 1966), 3:299, further cited as Banks, History of Martha's Vineyard.
  3. [S1283] Charles Edward Banks, "The English Ancestry of Governor Thomas Mayhew," The Genealogical Advertiser 4 (March 1901): 1-9, at 2, further cited as Banks, "English Ancestry of Gov. Mayhew."
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1018, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  5. [S1] Leslie Mahler, "The English Origin of Jane (Galland) (Paine), Wife of Thomas1 Mayhew of Martha's Vineyard," The American Genealogist 76 (April 2001): 94-98, further cited as Mahler, "English Origin of Jane Mayhew."
  6. [S3] Banks, History of Martha's Vineyard, 3:127.