Thayer/Tawier

John Thayer

b.1503 Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England; parents ukn
d.Feb. 11, 1561 Thornbury
m.March 1520/30 Constance ______
b.1507 Thornbury
d.March 4, 1576 Thornbury

CHILDREN included:

  1. Joan (Jone) Thayer b.1528 prob. d.y.
  2. Willihelmus (William)Thayer (Tawier) b.1526/29 d.Feb. 11, 1561
  3. Johanes Tawier b.1531 d.Oct. 12, 1584
  4. Jone (Joan) b.1533 d.Oct. 12, 1584
  5. Thomas Thayer (Tawier) b.1534/35 d.March 17, 1573
  6. Agneta Thayer (Tawier) b.1538 d.May 5, 1571
  7. Agnes Thayer b.abt.1540
  8. Alice Thayer (Tawier)(Tayer) b.1541 d.Dec. 13, 1586
  9. Constans (Constance) Thayer b.1532/42

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Johanes Tawier

b.1531 Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England; s/o John and Constance Thayer (Tawier)
d.Oct. 12, 1584 Thornbury
m.March 1557 at Thornbury; Mary Roberts
b.1535 Thornbury
d.Apr. 20, 1611 Thornbury

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Thayer b.Jan. 4, 1557/58 d.Aug. 21, 1557
  2. Thomas Thayer b.Nov. 7, 1559 d.March 3, 1557
  3. John Thayer b.May 6, 1561 d.Feb. 11, 1562/63
  4. Richard Thayer b.Aug. 2, 1562
  5. John Thayer b.Feb. 28, 1563/64 d.Jan. 1, 1601/02
  6. William Thayer b.Nov. 1, 1564 d.Jan. 13, 1565
  7. Alice Thayer b.Dec. 16, 1565
  8. Ussly (Usaly) Thayer b.1566/67 d.Nov. 4, 1599
  9. Lucy Thayer b.Sept. 23, 1568 d.Feb. 9, 1642
  10. Anna Thayer b.Aug. 13, 1570
  11. Nicholas Thayer b.Jan. 25, 1573 d.Oct. 15, 1599
  12. William b.March 22, 1572/73 d.March 22, 1572/73
  13. Edward Thayer b.Oct. 26, 1577 d.Nov. 5, 1627
  14. Edmund Thayer b.Oct. 26, 1577
  15. Ursula Thayer b.Apr. 25, 1579 d.May 18, 1634
  16. Anthony Thayer b.Jan. 6, 1581 d.Aug. 16, 1587

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Richard Thayer

b.Aug. 2, 1562 Thornbury, Gloucester, England; s/o Johanes Tawier and Mary Roberts
d.England
m.1585 Thornbury, Gloucester, England; Ann Gibbs
b.abt.1567 Thornbury, Gloucester, England; parents ukn
d.Nov. 10, 1590 Thornbury, Gloucester, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Catherine Thayer b.June 24, 1586 d.Sept. 11, 1586
  2. Alice Thayer b.Oct. 23, 1587 d.Nov. 15, 1612
  3. Margaret Thayer b.Dec. 23, 1589 d.June 18, 1603 England
  4. Ann Thayer b.Nov. 10, 1590 d.Nov. 10, 1590
  5. Thomas Thayer b.Aug. 16, 1596 d.June 2, 1665 Braintree, MA
  6. Richard Thayer, Jr. b.April 5, 1601

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John Thayer

b.Feb. 28, 1563/4 Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England; s/o Johanes and Mary (Roberts) Tawier
d.Jan. 1, 1601/2 Thornbury
m.Aug. 3, 1589 Thornbury; Joan Lawrence
b.Oct. 29, 1570 Thornbury; d/o Valentyne Lawrence

CHILDREN (all born Thornbury) included:

  1. Jane Thayer b.Oct. 22, 1590
  2. Alice Thayer b.Dec. 26, 1591 prob. d.y.
  3. John Thayer b.Dec. 26, 1591 d.bef.1593
  4. Edward Thayer b.Feb. 7, 1594
  5. Judith Thayer b.Aug. 18, 1597
  6. Alice Thayer b.Aug. 18, 1597
  7. John Thayer b.Aug. 13, 1598
  8. Agnes Thayer b.1599/1600
  9. Cicely (Sissilla) Thayer b.May 1, 1600 Thornbury, Gloucester, England d.May 28, 1673 Haverhill, MA m.June 11, 1618 at Thornbury, England James Davis
  10. Evelyn Thayer b.1600/1601

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Richard Thayer, Jr.

b.April 5, 1601 Thornbury, Gloucester, England; s/o Richard Thayer and Ann Gibbs
d.Aug. 27, 1695 Braintree, MA
m.April 5, 1624 Thornbury, Gloucester, England; Dorothy Mortimore
b.1603 Thornbury, Gloucester, England; d/o William and Margaret Mortimore
d.bur.Jan. 17, 1640 Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Richard Thayer b.Feb. 10, 1624 England d.Dec. 4, 1705 Braintree, MA
  2. Elizabeth Thayer b.May 10, 1628 d.y.
  3. Deborah Thayer b.Feb. 4, 1629 England d.March 16, 1630 England
  4. Sarah Thayer b.Feb. 9, 1631 England d.abt.1714
  5. Jael Thayer b.June 2, 1633 Braintree, MA d.March 10, 1701 Braintree, MA
  6. Deborah Thayer b.March 27, 1633 d.May 31, 1662 Braintree, MA
  7. Zachariah Thayer b.March 6, 1634 England d.July 29, 1693 Braintree, MA
  8. Hester or Esther Thayer b.Nov. 24, 1636 England d.bef.1724
  9. Nathaniel Thayer b.April 11, 1639 d.March 28, 1728
  10. Cornelius Thayer b.Dec. 10, 1640 d.1663 Weymouth, MA
  11. Hannah Thayer b.1640/41 Braintree, MA d.aft.1672 Taunton, MA
  12. Abigail Thayer b.1648 Braintree, MA d.Aug. 6, 1717

NOTES: From Maine Genealogist and Biographer "Early Settler in Massachusetts": Richard Thayer, senior, Braintree. Lieutenant in Capt. Johnson's company against the indians. Died in 1695.

Richard Thayer, Junior, Braintree. Soldier in Capt. Johnson's Company against the indians. Died 1705.

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Nathaniel Thayer

b.April 11, 1639 Thornbury, Gloucester, England; s/o Richard Thayer Jr. and Dorothy Mortimore
d.March 28, 1728 Boston, MA
m.(1)1665 Taunton, MA; Abigail Harvey
b.April 25, 1640 Boston, MA; d/o William Harvey and Joane Hucker
m.(2)Nov. 1676 Boston, MA, Deborah Townsend

CHILDREN included:

  1. Johanna Thayer b.Dec. 13, 1665
  2. Abigail Thayer b.1666 of Taunton, MA d.aft.1745 Taunton, MA m.Oct. 24, 1689 Taunton, MA Thomas Briggs
  3. Jonathan Thayer b.abt.1667
  4. Mary Thayer b.abt.1669 d.aft.1743
  5. Elizabeth Thayer b.abt.1671 d.aft.1733
  6. Nathaniel Thayer b.Aug. 28, 1671
  7. William Thayer b.abt.1673 d.Jan. 17, 1762
  8. Isaac Thayer b.1687/1690
  9. Deborah Thayer b.abt.1689

FROM Directory of the Ancestors of New England Families 1620-1700, by Holmes: NATHANIEL, resident Taunton, Mass., 1665. RICHARD, b.Eng., 1601, settled Boston, Mass., 1641.THOMAS, shoemaker, elder brother of the preceding, b.Thornbury, Eng., 1596, settled at Braintree, Mass., before 1639.

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