M, b. circa 1648, d. after 11 April 1699
Thomas was born circa 1648 in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Thomas married Abigail Terry, daughter of Richard Terry and Abigail Lines, circa 1671 in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. 1686, Thomas and Abigail and his wife, [ROF:Southold Town] werelisted on the Southold Town Census. Enumerated in this household were Thomas Ryder: 5 males & 4 females. Thomas's wife, Abigail, died before 1698 in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, leaving him a widower. 1698, Thomas waslisted on the Southold Town Census. Enumerated in this household were Thomas Rider, Joseph, Providence, Jeremiah, Hester, Mehitobel. Thomas made his will on 11 April 1699 at the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. He names his daughter, Elizabeth, wife of Joseph Ludlam. Thomas departed this life after 11 April 1699 in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.
|Abigail Terry b. 7 Mar 1650/51, d. b 1698|
- [S90] Genealogies of Long Island Families From the New York Genealogical & Biographical Record, page 154 - Annis [Reeve], widow of Thomas Reeve, daughter of Thomas Ryder;
page 159 - Elizabeth, wife of Caleb Curtis, was daughter of Thomas & Abigail [Terry] Ryder of Hashamomuck;
page 677 - Hannah Ryder, daughter of Thomas & Abigail [Terry] Ryder, wife of John Wiggins - 2 December 1679 Thomas Ryder noted as father-in-law to John Wiggins in land transaction
page 573 - correction to Cock Genealogy first & second editions, page 34 4th Generation - statement that Elizabeth, wife of Joseph Ludlum, was the daughter of Thomas Ryder of Southold, Long Island has been found to be incorrect & it is reasonably certain that she was the daughter of Henry and Eliphal [Wright] Townsend of Oyster Bay, New York.
- [S264] Whitaker, History of Southold, 1640-1740, page 47 - John & Thomas Ryder on list of early settlers of Southold who left written evidence that they lived here during the life of its first pastor.