The PAINE Family

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THOMAS PAINE (d. 1651)
THOMAS PAINE (d. 1706) m. Mary Snow
JOSEPH PAINE of Truro m. Patience Sparrow
PHEBE PAINE (1700 - 1748) m. Paul Knowles

First Generation

THOMAS PAINE (d. 1651)

Parents: Unknown

Thomas Paine died in 1651.

Children of Thomas Paine:

  1. Thomas Paine died in Aug 1706. He married Mary Mary Snow.

Second Generation

THOMAS PAINE (d. 1706)

Parents: Thomas Paine [Ref, p. 11]

Thomas Paine died in Aug 1706, very aged. [Ref] He married Mary Snow [Ref, p. 11] about 1650.

Children of Thomas Paine and Mary Snow:

  1. Thomas Paine (conjectured son) married Hannah Shaw on 5 Aug 1678 in Eastham. [Ref, 4;31]
    some descendants of Thomas Paine
  2. Joseph Paine married Patience Sparrow.
  3. Nicholas Paine (conjectured son) married Hannah Unknown. She died on 24 Jan 1731/2 in Eastham. [Ref, 4;34]
    some descendants of Nicholas Paine
  4. Mary Paine married James Rogers [Ref, p. 5_1] on 11 Jan 1670 in Eastham. [Ref, 5;196][Ref]
  5. Lieut. Samuel Paine (conjectured son) died on 13 Oct 1712 in Eastham. [Ref, 6;13] He married Patience Freeman on 31 Jan 1682 in Eastham. [Ref, 6;12]
    some descendants of Samuel Paine
  6. Elisha Paine (conjectured son) married Rebecca Doane on 12 Jan 1685 in Eastham. [Ref, 6;16]
    some descendants of Elisha Paine
  7. John Paine (conjectured son)
    some descendants of John Paine

Third Generation


Parents: Thomas Paine and Mary Snow [Ref, p. 14]

Thomas Paine married Patience Sparrow.

Children of Thomas Paine and Patience Sparrow:

  1. Phebe Paine was born in 1700. She died on 23 Jan 1748 in Truro. She married Paul Knowles.

Fourth Generation

PHEBE PAINE (1700 - 1748)

Parents: Joseph Paine and Patience Sparrow [Ref, p. 14]

Phebe was born in 1700. [Ref, 80;17] She died on 23 Jun 1748 in Truro. [Ref, 80;17] Phebe Paine married Paul Knowles. [Ref, p. 14][Ref, 80;17]


Crowell, F. E., New Englanders in Nova Scotia, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1938.

Paine, Josiah, "Inscriptions in the Old Cemetery at Orleans, Mass.," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 21, 1867, 212- .