Richard Thayer

Male 1601 - 1695  (~ 94 years)


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  • Name Richard Thayer 
    • Soon after he came to New England, his last name began to be spelt "Thayer", instead of "Tayer". [1]
    Christened 5 Apr 1601  Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Will 31 Aug 1626  Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Immigration 1641  [1, 2
    Richard came to New England. 
    Died 27 Aug 1695  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 11 siblings 
    Person ID I565  | 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 
    Mother Dimery 
    Married Abt 1591  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dorothy Mortimer,   bur. 17 Jan 1640, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 5 Apr 1624  Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Age at Marriage He was 23 years - She was ?? 
    Children 
    +1. Richard Thayer,   c. 10 Feb 1624/25, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1705, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     2. Elizabeth Tayer,   c. 10 May 1628, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Deborah Tayer,   c. 4 Feb 1630, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 16 Mar 1631, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     4. Sara Thayer,   c. 9 Feb 1631/32, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jaell Thayer,   c. 2 Jun 1633, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1701, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
    +6. Deborah Thayer,   c. 27 Mar 1633/34, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1662, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)
     7. Zachariah Thayer,   c. 6 Mar 1634/35, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1693, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     8. Hester Thayer,   c. 24 Nov 1636, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Nathaniel Thayer,   c. 11 Apr 1639, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1728, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)
     10. Cornelius Thayer,   c. 10 Dec 1640, Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1663, Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)
     11. Abigail Thayer,   b. 1642, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1717, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     12. Hannah Thayer
    Last Modified 5 May 2019 
    Family ID F483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane 
    Married After 5 Jul 1646  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Age at Marriage He was 45 years - She was ?? 
    Last Modified 5 May 2019 
    Family ID F571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 5 Apr 1601 - Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Agency: Saint Mary's Parish - 5 Apr 1624 - Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - Richard and Dorothy are mentioned in the will of Dorothy's father, William. - 31 Aug 1626 - Saint Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - After 5 Jul 1646 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Aug 1695 - Braintree, Norfolk 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), Secondary Source.

    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), Secondary Source.

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

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

    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 Encuadernacién Roma, 1937), Secondary Source.

    6. [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), Secondary Source.



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