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THAYER Rev. Alexander

Male 1744 - 1807  (63 years)Deceased


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  • Name  THAYER Rev. Alexander  [1, 2
    Prefix  Rev. 
    Born  25 Jan 1743/44  Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Died  25 Sep 1807  Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age  63 years 
    Buried  Center Cemetery, Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gravestone of Rev. Alexander Thayer at Center Cemetery in Holliston, MA
    Gravestone of Rev. Alexander Thayer at Center Cemetery in Holliston, MA
    Inscription:
    Beneath this stone his body lies, And mingles with its native earth; The immortal spirit to the skies Is gone to God who gave it birth.
    Person ID  I9645  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  9 Apr 2013 

    Father  THAYER Capt. William,   b. 22 Jun 1707, Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Dec 1792 and 14 Oct 1793  Age: 85 years 
    Mother  SUMNER Abigail,   b. 16 Dec 1711, Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  13 Nov 1729  Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3267  Group Sheet

    Family  GOULDING Abigail,   b. Abt 1753, Medway, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1827, Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: ~ 74 years 
    Married  Between 1770 and 18 Aug 1773  Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. THAYER Alexander,   b. 15 Mar 1771, Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. THAYER John G.,   b. 1774, Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. THAYER Polly,   b. 9 Nov 1780, Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. THAYER Abigail,   b. 17 Oct 1782, Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. THAYER Alexander, Jr.,   b. 13 Jun 1783,   d. 20 Jan 1830  Age: 46 years
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F3482  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jan 1743/44 - Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Between 1770 and 18 Aug 1773 - Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Sep 1807 - Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Center Cemetery, Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • per Bezaleel Thayer, pg. 310:

      "Alexander Thayer, D.D. graduated at New Jersey College, in 1765, was ord ained as a Congregational preacher, first settled in Medway, Mass., as pas tor of that church, and in 1770 married Abigail Golden, of Medway, and th en settled in Mendon, where he was pastor for many years."

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Memorial of the Thayer Name, from the Mass. Colony of Weymouth & Braintree, [with] Sketches of Richard & Thomas Thayer & descend.'s from 1636-1874, Bezaleel Thayer, (pub. Oswego: R.J. Oliphant, Steam Book & Job Printer, 1874), 310 (Reliability: 3).
      Alexander Thayer, D.D. (Doctor of Divinity)

    2. [S41] Martin Clinton Thayer, His Ancestors and Descendants, Ruth (Thayer) Ravenscroft, (Vol. 2, published in 6 volumes in 1946), Vol 1, Part 2, pg. 99 (Reliability: 3).
      Rev. Alexander Thayer

    3. [S61] Memorial of the Thayer Name, from the Mass. Colony of Weymouth & Braintree, [with] Sketches of Richard & Thomas Thayer & descend.'s from 1636-1874, Bezaleel Thayer, (pub. Oswego: R.J. Oliphant, Steam Book & Job Printer, 1874), 310 (Reliability: 3).
      b. 25 Jan 1743 in Mendon

    4. [S41] Martin Clinton Thayer, His Ancestors and Descendants, Ruth (Thayer) Ravenscroft, (Vol. 2, published in 6 volumes in 1946), Vol 1, Part 2, pg. 99 (Reliability: 3).
      b. 25 January 1743/4 (Mendon vit rec)

    5. [S61] Memorial of the Thayer Name, from the Mass. Colony of Weymouth & Braintree, [with] Sketches of Richard & Thomas Thayer & descend.'s from 1636-1874, Bezaleel Thayer, (pub. Oswego: R.J. Oliphant, Steam Book & Job Printer, 1874), 310 (Reliability: 3).
      m. Abigail Golden in 1770

    6. [S41] Martin Clinton Thayer, His Ancestors and Descendants, Ruth (Thayer) Ravenscroft, (Vol. 2, published in 6 volumes in 1946), Vol 1, Part 2, pg. 99 (Reliability: 3).
      m. Abigail Goulding on Aug. 18, 1761 in Holliston, Mass (Holliston, Mass vit rec)