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THAYER Ephraim

Male 1669 - 1757  (88 years)Deceased


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  • Name  THAYER Ephraim  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born  1669  Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  17 Jan 1669/70  Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Occupation  From 1693 to 1694  Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    field driver 
    • This was an official town position.
    Occupation  1705  Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    fence viewer 
    • This was an official town position.
    Occupation  1712  Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    fence viewer 
    • This was an official town position.
    Occupation  From 1714 to 1715  Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    fence viewer 
    • This was an official town position.
    Occupation  1717  Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    tithingman 
    • This was an official town position.
    Elected  From 1723 to 1726  Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    selectman 
    • This was an official town position.
    Died  15 Jun 1757  Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Per New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial by William Richard Cutter, volume 4, page 1915:

      [Ephraim died] "suddenly, in the 88th year of his age, occasioned as is supposed by the sharp end of a rail at the barn door, where he was found dead. A great concourse of people attended his funeral."
    Age  88 years 
    Buried  Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID  I9595  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  15 Apr 2013 

    Father  THAYER Shadrach,   b. 9 May 1629, Thornbury, , Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1678, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 49 years 
    Mother  PRIEST Deliverance,   b. Abt 1643,   d. 17 Jan 1722/23  Age: ~ 80 years 
    Married  12 Jul 1661  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3464  Group Sheet

    Family 1  BASS Sarah,   b. 29 Mar 1672, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1751, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 79 years 
    Married  7 Jan 1691/92  Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. THAYER Sarah,   b. 5 Feb 1692/93, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. THAYER Ephraim, Jr.,   b. 8 Jul 1694, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. THAYER Philip,   b. 14 Apr 1696, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. THAYER Hannah,   b. 13 Jan 1697/98, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. THAYER Joseph,   b. 23 Jul 1699, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. THAYER Shadrach,   b. 18 Apr 1701, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1783  Age: 81 years
     7. THAYER Christopher,   b. 4 Mar 1702/03, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1787, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 84 years
     8. THAYER Ruth,   b. 1 Apr 1704, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. THAYER Esther,   b. 24 Jul 1705, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. THAYER Naphtali,   b. 30 Jan 1706/07, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. THAYER Deacon Peter,   b. 12 Jul 1708, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. THAYER Priscilla,   b. 7 Mar 1709/10, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. THAYER James,   b. 16 Mar 1711/12, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. THAYER Abigail,   b. 15 Nov 1713, Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  15 Apr 2013 
    Family ID  F3387  Group Sheet

    Family 2  ? Mary,   b. Abt 1675,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1753  [3, 4, 7
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F4198  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1669 - Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - 17 Jan 1669/70 - Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jan 1691/92 - Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - field driver - From 1693 to 1694 - Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - fence viewer - 1705 - Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - fence viewer - 1712 - Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - fence viewer - From 1714 to 1715 - Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - tithingman - 1717 - Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected - selectman - From 1723 to 1726 - Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jun 1757 - Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - < - - Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • (Medical):1757, June 15. Died Ephraim Thayer, suddenly, in a the 88 year of his age -- occasioned, as is supposedly by a violent blow to his forehead, with the sharp end of a rail, at the barn door, where he was found dead. A great concourse of people attended his funeral. [from Church records]. [4, 8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Ancestors of Adelbert P. Thayer, Florine Thayer McCray, & Geo. Burton Thayer, children of John W. Thayer & Adaline Burton, Compiled by Geo. Burton Thayer, (Press of the Plimpton Mfg. Co., Hartford, Conn., 1894), 25 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S39] Nearly 500 Years of Thayer Ancestry, Johnson, Hugh Albert and Mary L., ((Colorado Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Genealogical Records Committee, 1990)), 22a (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S21] New England families, Genealogical and Memorial, William Richard Cutter, (New York, NY: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914.), Vol. 4: p. 1915. (Reliability: 3), 7 Nov 2010.

    4. [S42] Genealogical & Personal Memoirs of Families of Boston and Eastern MA, William Richard Cutter, (New York, NY: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908.), Vol. 2: p. 1106. (Reliability: 3), 23 Jan 2011.

    5. [S51] History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Nahum Mitchell, (Boston, MA: Kidder & Wright, 1840.), p. 110. (Reliability: 3), 24 Dec 2012.

    6. [S37] Genealogy of 14 Families of the Early Settlers of New England, Elisha Thayer and Stephen White Thayer, (Dedham, MA: J. Farmer, 1835.), Part 2: p. 3. (Reliability: 3), 15 Apr 2013.

    7. [S185] Genealogy of Ephraim and Sarah Thayer, Elisha Thayer, (Dedham, MA: J. Farmer, 1835.), p. 3. (Reliability: 3), 7 Mar 2009.

    8. [S185] Genealogy of Ephraim and Sarah Thayer, Elisha Thayer, (Dedham, MA: J. Farmer, 1835.), 3. (Reliability: 3), 7 Mar 2009.