Ramage Family History

Dr. Thomas Leavenworth

Male Abt 1673 - 1754  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name Dr. Thomas Leavenworth  [1
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born Abt 1673  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Aug 1754  Ripton Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Ripton Center Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3761  Ramage | Rice Lines
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2011 

    Father Thomas Leavenworth,   b. 1645, Southwark, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1683, Woodbury, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Grace Unknown,   b. Apx 1643, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1715, Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 1660  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1287  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Jenkins or Dorman,   b. 12 May 1680, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1768, Ripton,Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1698  Stratford, Fairfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Leavenworth,   b. Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Hamden Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James Leavenworth,   b. 1 Sep 1699,   d. Aft 1 Aug 1759  (Age 59 years)
     3. David Leavenworth,   b. 12 Oct 1701,   d. 10 Apr 1755  (Age 53 years)
     4. Ebenezer Leavenworth,   b. 7 Apr 1706,   d. 1734  (Age 27 years)
     5. John Leavenworth,   b. 3 Nov 1708,   d. 1783  (Age 74 years)
     6. Zebulon Leavenworth,   b. Abt 1710,   d. 2 May 1778  (Age ~ 68 years)
     7. Mark Leavenworth,   b. Abt 1711,   d. 20 Aug 1797  (Age ~ 86 years)
     8. Mary Leavenworth,   b. Abt 1717,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Hannah Leavenworth,   b. Abt 1719,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Edmond Leavenworth,   b. 1725,   d. 17 Jul 1785  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F1285  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Born 1673 perhaps at Woodbury possibly in England
      Married Mary Jenkins about 1698 at Stratford She was a daughter of David Jenkins by his wife Grace born in 1680 and died at Ripton in June 1768 aged 89 Ripton Parish was then a part of Stratford now town of Huntington He died at Ripton August 4th 1754 aged 77 and was buried at Ripton Center and also his wife
      1695 June 10 John Judson of Woodbury buys house and lands of Thomas L and sells to him property in Stratford where he lived that year and onward probably till 1721 Till 1795 he lived in W Woodbury Records 2d Book p 132 Same date he bought lands in Stratford and also in 1702 3
      1697 8 was received into communion with the Stratford Church having on the iith of January of that year owned the covenant
      1702 he obtained land in Woodbury from John L his brother Book T p 58
      1716 December 16 had bought land of Edward Burroughs
      1717 January 30 sold land to his brother John
      1717 March 18 received land near Robert Wheelers
      1719 February 25 signs a petition for a Bridge at Ripton
      1721 Sold his homestead in Stratford 1724 Dr Thomas L and his wife became original members of the Church at Ripton and at the same time or afterwards James and his wife Ebenezer Mark Sarah Mary and Hannah his children join
      1726 Mention is made of him as Deacon Thomas and as one of the Society's Committee
      1727 He is the Society's Committee and Collector of rates
      1728 December 31 order to lay out to Dr Thomas L i 1 2 acres of six mile division lands
      1731 He was interested in a copper mine in Woodbury
      1734 May 5th received a bequest from his son Ebenezer in the distribution of his estate March 1734 5 He also had a controversy this year with Robert Wheeler respecting some lands at Ripton
      1748 July 6 made his will
      1754 June 12 his widow Mary offers his will for probate
      1754 July 15th his will proved

      Dr Thomas was a man of position influence energy and wealth He was one of the founders of the first Church at Rip ton a Deacon Society's Committee etc etc He had a proper appreciation of the value of learning and educated his son Mark at Yale where he was graduated in 1737 His son David was educated a physician and practiced at Woodbury where he died
      Source: A Genealogy of the Leavenworth Family in the United States With Historical Introduction, Etc. By Elias Warner Leavenworth

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] James Nixon.