Biographical Sketch of Thomas Brayton
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Thomas, son of Francis (2) Brayton, was born June 14, 1681, died in 1728. He married, August 23, 1704, Mary, daughter of Gideon and Mary (Boomer) Freeborn, born August 24. 1679, died in 1761. He lived in Portsmouth, and East Greenwich, Rhode Island, and was deputy in the first place, 1719-21, and in the second, 1725-27. His will was proved April 19, 1728, and mentioned his wife Mary, sons Thomas, Gideon and Francis, daughters Mary and Hannah. In his will, besides his property, he disposed of two negro servants. The inventory amounted to nine hundred and thirty-four pounds five shillings six pence. Children: Mary, born July 1, 1708; Hannah, March 28, 1711; Thomas, July 21, 1713, mentioned elsewhere; Francis, September 21. 1715; Gideon, January 27, 1718; Francis, March 30, 1721.