Thomas STAPLES (1674 – 1735 ) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line through his daughter Susannah. He was also Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Miller line through his son Samuel.
Thomas Staples was born 19 Apr 1674 in Weymouth, Mass. His parents were John STAPLES and Sarah ATKINS. He married Elizabeth GRIFFIN on 21 Apr 1694 in Haverhill, Mass. After Elizabeth died, Thomas next married Mary Wakeman in 1706. Thomas died in 1735 in Haverhill, Mass.
Elizabeth Griffin was born 14 Oct 1667 in Bradford, Essex, Mass. Her parents were John GRIFFIN and Lydia SHATSWELL. Elizabeth died in 1709 in Haverhill, Essex, Mass.
Mary Wakeman was born in 1675 in New Haven, CT. Her parents were Samuel Wakeman and Hannah Goodyear. Mary died in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Children of Thomas and Elizabeth:
|1.||Samuel STAPLES||24 Feb 1694 Bradford, Essex, Mass.||Abigail PRINCE
4 Dec 1714 Haverhill, Mass.
|2.||Susannah STAPLES||9 Jan 1697/98 in Haverhill, Mass||John BRADLEY Sr.
6 Sep 1724
|21 Dec 1752
|3.||Mary Staples||21 Jun 1702
|30 Oct 1725
Atkinson, Rockingham, NH