1. Thomas Leighton was born about 1604 and died 22 January 1671/2 at Dover, New Hampshire. He married Joanna (---) who died after 1672. She married secondly, Job Clements. Thomas and Joanna had four children: Thomas, Mary, Elizabeth, and Sarah.
2. Elizabeth Leighton was born about 1640 at Dover, New Hampshire and died there after 1708. She married before September 1671, Philip Cromwell, born about 1634 and died 26 May 1708 at Dover, New Hampshire, son of Giles and Alice (Weeks) Cromwell. Philip had been previously married to the eldest daughter of John Tuttle. Elizabeth and Philip had eight children: Joanna, Ann, Joshua, Samuel, Sarah, Alice, Mercy, and Elizabeth.
Genealogical Dictionary of ME and NH by Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, and Walter Goodwin Davis (Portland, 1939, reprinted Baltimore, 1988), p. 427.
History of the Town of Durham, New Hampshire (Oyster River Plantation) with Genealogical Notes by Everett S. Stackpole & Lucien Thompson (2 vols., Rumford Press, Concord, NH, 1913, reprint, Somersworth, NH 1973).
A Leighton Genealogy: Descendants of Thomas Leighton of Dover, New Hampshire by Perley M. Leighton (Boston, Mass.: NEHGS, 1989).