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  • Pilgrim Village Families Sketch: Thomas Tinker

    Birth:  Thomas Tinker was most likely born in England.

    Death:  He died in Plymouth Colony in the winter of 1620/1.

    Ship:  Mayflower, 1620

    Life in England:  Nothing is known of his life in England. Although two possible places of origin were proposed by Charles Banks, neither has been proved.

    Life in Holland:  He may be identical with the Thomas Tinker, woodsawyer, who became a citizen of Leiden in 1617.

    Life in New England:  Thomas Tinker, his wife and child died in Plymouth Colony during the winter of 1620/1.

    Family:  Thomas Tinker came over with a wife and child.Their names are unknown. The entire family died during the first winter, leaving no known descendants.

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