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Col. Rotheus Latham

Male 1726 - 1784  (57 years)


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  • Name Rotheus Latham 
    Title Col. 
    Born 1 May 1726  Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Married To 1741  [3
    Sarah Martin

    Issue:
    1. Phineas Latham 
    Moved To say 1746  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    There he had a family. 
    Land 6 Mar 1759  Hyde County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    He was granted 100 acres on the west side of the Matchapougo River. 
    Land Grant to Rotheas Latham
    Land Grant to Rotheas Latham
    Office Held 20 Nov 1760  Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    He was made a Justice of the Peace. The Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council North Carolina. Council November 18, 1760 - November 29, 1760 Volume 06, Pages 341-343 read: "Ordered that a Commission and Dedimus issue to William Harris, Thomas Smith, Thomas Barrow, Richard Harvey, Edward McSwain, John Lockhart, Benjamin Mason, John Webster, Thomas Jordan, George Barrow, Samuel Smith, Robert Gilles, Richard Wilkinson, Thomas Jones and Rotheas Latham to be Justices of the Peace of Hyde County.
    Office Held 1769 to 1774  [3
    He represented Hyde County in the Colonial Assembly. 
    Military 9 Sep 1775  [3
    On September 9, 1775, the NC Provincial Congress appointed Rotheas Latham as Colonel/Commandant over the Hyde County Regiment of Militia. Col. Rotheas Latham resigned his commission in the 2Q of 1779. 
    Office Held 1780 and 1781  [3
    He represented Hyde County in the NC House of Commons. 
    Probate/Proved 1784  Hyde County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 1784  Hyde County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I14596  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2018 

    Father Thomas Latham,   b. 1682, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1769, East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Deborah Hardin,   b. 29 Jul 1694, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 19 Mar 1711/12  Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    • The sources are divided over 1711 or 1712. The original record is quite clear, 1711/12, that is 1711 old style, 1712 new style.
    Marriage Record of Deborah Hardin and Thomas Latham
    Marriage Record of Deborah Hardin and Thomas Latham
    Family ID F7703  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 May 1726 - Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - There he had a family. - say 1746 - North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - He was granted 100 acres on the west side of the Matchapougo River. - 6 Mar 1759 - Hyde County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 1784 - Hyde County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1784 - Hyde County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S509] Massachusetts, Town Birth Records, 1620-1850, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999).

    2. [S920] Scott, Henry Edwards. Vital Records of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, (Boston: The New England Historic and Genealogical Society, 1917).

    3. [S110] Ancestry Family Trees.
      sfernie originally shared this on 14 Mar 2016

    4. [S893] Mitchell, Nahum. History of the early settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth county, Massachusetts Volume 1, (Bridgewater, Massachusetts: Edward Alden, 1897).

    5. [S925] North Carolina, Land Grant Files, 1693-1960, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016).

    6. [S926] Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council North Carolina.

    7. [S927] North Carolina, Will Abstracts, 1760-1800, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999).

    8. [S765] Millennium File, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003).

    9. [S915] Massachusetts, Town Marriage Records, 1620-1850, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999).

    10. [S188] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Marriage Record of Deborah Hardin and Thomas Latham

    11. [S850] Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005).

    12. [S906] Kingman, Bradford. "Marriages in the Town of Bridgewater Previous to its Division", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register", volume XXI, 1867).