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Col Thomas Dawes
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1731
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1809
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA


married 7/1/1752
Hannah Blake
7 known children

Held many offices of trust both Civil and military during the war.

1800 with the deaths of Gov. Sumner and Lt. Gov. Gill Thomas became acting Gov.

Deacon of the Old South Church
Member of the Building Commission
buried in a tomb

Large granite monument with an inscrption was erected in his memory.

He was a distinguished architect, 1776 member of the Legislature for several years and a elector at the first three elections of President of the United States.


**added data shared by Aunt Bee;
Thomas was a mechanic, and had rec'd a common school education. During the controversy with Great Britain he was made a Colonel of the Boston Regiment in 1773, serving until 1778.
Member of the House and Senate
Member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Thank you Aunt Bee-

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Blake Dawes (1733 - 1815)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Dawes (1758 - 1825)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kings Chapel Burying Ground
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Debbie
Record added: Oct 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98141597
Col Thomas Dawes
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Thank you for your service to our Country Thomas-
- Debbie
 Added: Oct. 2, 2012
 
 
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