Thomas Angell, the progenitor of the Angell family in America, was born in England 1618. There is but a little knowledge of this parentage. As late as the year 1870, he was the ancestor of almost all of the Angell’s in the U.S. with the exception of the comparatively few families of that name which had emigrated since his time, from various countries in Europe.
Not bad for a “servant/hired man” of the age 13 who came to the new world in 1631 with Roger Williams from London to Boston on the ship “Lion”. Then following Roger Williams and helping become part of what is now The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
This came from a family genealogy and part from Avery Angell’s Genealogy