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Joseph Thacher[1, 2]

Male 1744 - 1778  (34 years)


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  • Name Joseph Thacher 
    • Joseph Thacher Thacher, son of Colonel Joseph, was born May 19,1744, at Yarmouth, and died in the revolutionary army 1778, Kings Ferry, Cayuga, NY). He married Susannah Whelden (1742 Yarmouth ? 1783). Joseph Thatcher?s mother Ruth Hawes was te daughter of Ebenezer Hawes and Sarah Norton who were ancestors of Oliver Webber?s wife Abigail.
    Born 19 May 1744  Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Oct 1778  King's Ferry, Cayuga Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Reported sick and died of disease at King's Ferry, Cayuga Co., New York serving in the Revolutionary Army and probably buried there.
    Person ID I103421  tree1
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 

    Father Joseph Thacher,   b. 11 Jul 1699, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1763, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Ruth Hawes,   b. 03 Feb 1708/9, Monomoy, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1772, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1727/28  Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • probably
    Family ID F2132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Whelden,   b. 1741, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1783  (Age 42 years) 
    Married Yes, date unknown 
    • Their children were:

      386 Mary (Polly) Thacher was born in 28 Oct 1766 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass. She married Abiel Lovejoy Jr.. 8 Nov 1788 ? Yarmouth, Mass. Polly died 5 Jan 1795 and Abiel remarried to Elizabeth Gray 16 Aug 1795 also in Barnstable, Mass. Abiel Lovejoy was born 8 Feb 1764 in Dresden, Lincoln, Maine. Abiel died 3 Nov 1858 in Sidney, Kennebec, Maine. His father Capt. Abiel Lovejoy was one of the first town officers in Vassalboro and quite a character. It isn?t clear why Abiel Jr would have married Polly in Yarmouth. His parents had moved to Dresden, Maine in 1761 and to Vassalboro in 1776

      388 Joseph, born February 8, 1769; died August 30, 1790.

      390 Ruth Hawes Thatcher, ( born August 5, 1771, married Philip Baker, September 24, 1793; died .

      392 Ebenezer, born January 23, 1774; drowned in Saco River, Maine, aged 13.

      394 Susannah, born June 19, 1776; married 358 James Thacher, of Yarmouth.

      396 Jonathan .
    Children 
     1. Mary Polly Thacher,   b. 28 OctT 1766, Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1795, Sidney, Kennebec County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. Joseph Thacher,   b. 8 Feb 1769, Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1790, Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     3. Ruth Hawes Thacher,   b. 05 Aug 1771, Yarmouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ebenezer Thacher,   b. 23 Jan 1774, Yarmouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1786, Saco River, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     5. Susannah Thacher,   b. 19 Jun 1776, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1823, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     6. Jonathan Rawson Thacher,   b. 25 Sep 1782, Yarmouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1800, on the coast of Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F2193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S182] Descendants of Thomas and Anthony Thacher, Allen, D. W., (Independent Printing House, Vineland NJ, 1872), 40.

    2. [S192] Thacher-Thatcher Genealogy Yarmouth Branch, Totten, John R., (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York, 1910), pp. 138, 254.

    3. [S182] Descendants of Thomas and Anthony Thacher, Allen, D. W., (Independent Printing House, Vineland NJ, 1872), 40, 47.

    4. [S192] Thacher-Thatcher Genealogy Yarmouth Branch, Totten, John R., (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York, 1910), p. 254.

    5. [S182] Descendants of Thomas and Anthony Thacher, Allen, D. W., (Independent Printing House, Vineland NJ, 1872), 39.

    6. [S192] Thacher-Thatcher Genealogy Yarmouth Branch, Totten, John R., (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York, 1910), pp. 93, 138.