I have a Thomas Harsant b. about 1525 in Cookley near Halesworth, Suffolk Co., England.He died before April 10, 1579 in Cransford, Suffolk, England. Children:
Katherine Harsant b: ABT. 1546 in possibly Cransford, Suffolk Co., England Jane Harsant b: in England Leatyes Harsant b: in England Johane Harsant b: in England John Harsant b: in England Robert Harsant b: in England
Will dated 5 Dec. 1577 and proved 10 April 1579. Owned Cransford Hall and left money to the poor people of Cransford in his will. There is no record of his wife.
His daughter Katherine married Thomas Paine/Payne in Suffolk, England; died May 18, 1620 in Cookley near Halesworth, Suffolk Co., England.I am descended from this line.
Does this connect to anything you have?If you have anything further back from this, I'd love it if you would share with me.Thanks and good luck!