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Thomas Thayer

Male 1596 - 1665  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Thomas Thayer 
    • Soon after he came to New England, his last name began to be spelt "Thayer", instead of "Tayer". [1]
    Christened 16 Aug 1596  Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Agency: Saint Mary's Parish 
    • His name was listed as "Thomas Tayer".
    Gender Male 
    Emigration say 1635  [3
    Land 24 Feb 1639/40  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    Occupation say 1642  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Will 24 Jun 1664  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 7
    Died 2 Jun 1665  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Probate/Proved 13 Sep 1665  Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Person ID I564  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 5 May 2019 

    Father Richardus Tawier,   c. 2 Aug 1562, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Dimery 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1591  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Family ID F568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margery Wheeler,   b. Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1672/73, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 Apr 1618  Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8
    Children 
     1. Ursula Tayer,   c. 18 Nov 1619, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 13 Dec 1619, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Birth]
     2. Welfrey Tayer,   c. 20 May 1621, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 10 Jul 1621, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Birth]
     3. Thomas Thayer,   c. 15 Sep 1622, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1692, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Ferdinando Thayer,   c. 18 Apr 1625, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1713, Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)  [Birth]
     5. Ursula Tayer,   c. 8 Oct 1626, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 2 May 1627, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Birth]
     6. baby girl Thayer,   c. 3 Dec 1627, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 3 Dec 1627, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Birth]
     7. Shadrach Thayer,   c. 9 May 1629, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1678, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)  [Birth]
     8. Mary Thayer,   c. 24 Jun 1630, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     9. baby Thayer,   c. Dec 1632, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Dec 1632, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Birth]
     10. Elizabeth Thayer,   c. 12 Apr 1635, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. probably young, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     11. Jonathan Thayer,   c. 27 Dec 1637, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     12. Sarah Thayer,   b. Abt 1639, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     13. Hannah Thayer,   b. Abt 1642, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1672  (Age ~ 31 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 5 May 2019 
    Family ID F570  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - Agency: Saint Mary's Parish - 16 Aug 1596 - Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Apr 1618 - Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - He was living in Boston at the time of the land grant. - 24 Feb 1639/40 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - He was a shoemaker. - say 1642 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He mentions his wife, Margery, and his three sons: Thomas, Ferdinando, and Shadrach. - 24 Jun 1664 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jun 1665 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 13 Sep 1665 - Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S282] Faxon, Walter and Edward Henry Whorf. "Thayer (Thayer) Family Entries in the Parish Register of Thornbury, Gloucestersire, England" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume LXX, July 1906).

    2. [S698] Thayer, Bezaleel. Memorial of the Thayer Name, From the Massachusetts Colony of Weymouth and Braintree, Embracing Genealogical and Biographical Sketches of Richard & Thomas Thayer and Their Descendants, From 1636 to 1874, (Oswego, New York: R. J. Oliphant, 1847).

    3. [S283] Ojeda, Tomas Thayer. Thayer Family of Thornbury, (Moneda, Chile: Imprenta Moderna, 1907).

    4. [S1015] Ojeda, Luis Thayer. Genealogy of the Descendants of William Turpin Thayer of Bellingham , (Valparaiso, Chile: Imprenta Roma, 1933).

    5. [S1016] Ojeda, Luis Thayer. Some Notes and Corrections Referring to Thayer Genealogy According to the Researches of Walter E. Thayer, Esq, (Valparaiso, Chile: Imprenta Y EncuadernaciƩn Roma, 1937).

    6. [S71] Johnson, Hugh Albert. Norris, Hackett, Prescott and Allied Families Our Ancestors and Their Descendants, (Annandale, Virginia: Charles Baptie Studios, 1975).

    7. [S285] Trask, William B. "Abstracts from the Earliest Wills on Record in the County of Suffolk, Mass", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XIII, 1859).

    8. [S286] Woods, Henry Ernest. "Abstracts of Wills Relating to the Tayer (Thayer) Family of Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume LX, July 1906).