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HISTORY
OF
NORTH BRIDGEWATER,

FAMILY REGISTER.

The Thayer Family.
pages 665-668.

  1. RICHARD THAYER came from England to this country in 1640, and settled at Braintree, and had eight children, among whom was Nathaniel, who had a son Richard, the father of SETH, that settled in the North Parish of Bridgewater in 1744. He married Hannah Pray.
       Children:--
  2. Enos, b. Sept. 27, 1744 [8]; married Rebecca Curtis, July 4, 1765.
  3. Hannah, b. May 16, 1748; married Daniel Cary, 1773.
  4. Susanna, b. Dec. 15, 1749.
  5. Michael, b. June 24, 1753; died young.
  6. Molly, b. Feb. 18, 1756; married Silas Hayward, 1779.
  7. Seth, b. Feb. 12, 1760 [11]; married Molly Thayer, 1788.
       The father died in 1798, aged 77.
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  8. ENOS (son of Seth 1) m. Rebecca Curtis, July. 4, 1765.
       Children:--
  9. Susanna, b. 1767.
  10. Rebecca, b. 1770.
       The wife died ----. He then married Widow Hannah Reynolds, dau. of William Packard, May 30, 1782. The father died July 22, 1822, aged 78. The widow died May 23, 1831, aged 88.
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  11. SETH (son of Richard 1) married Molly Thayer.
       Children:--
  12. Enos, b. March 30, 1788 [21]; married Mary Damon, 1821.
  13. Hannah, b. July 11, 1789; married Thomas Dunbar, 1810.
  14. Micah, b. March 28, 1791 [26]; married Triphena Frost, July 3, 1817.
  15. Seth, b. Aug. 8, 1793 [34]; married Bathsheba Frost.
  16. Eliphalet, b. Oct. 15, 1795 [39]; married Lydia Stone, Oct. 10, 1819.
  17. Zachariah, b. April 27, 1797; m. Lydia Reed, and removed to Maine.
  18. Zeba, b. Feb. 15, 1799; married Prudence Stone, of Easton, 1820.
  19. Samuel, b. Dec. 1, 1800 [46]; married Olive Dickerman.
  20. Charles, b. Oct. 19, 1802 [51]; married Myra Bryant.
       The father died May 18, 1806, aged 46. The wite died Sept. 29, 1828, aged 67.
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  21. ENOS (son of Seth 11) married Mary Damon, of Hanson, Mass., April 16, 1821.
       Children:--
  22. Enos Washington, b. June 27, 1821 [61]; m. Elizabeth L. Fisher.
  23. Mary Jane, b. Oct. 10, 1822; m. George W. Bearce, of Pembroke.
  24. Jerome, b. Feb. 13, 1826 [67]; married Matilda H. Prescott.
  25. Deborah Soper, b. March 4, 1831; single.
       The father was a farmer; died May 17, 1865, aged 77.
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  26. MICAH (son of Seth 11) married Tryphena Frost, of Springfield, Mass., July 3, 1817.
       Children:--
  27. Mary Jane, b. Feb. 13, 1818; m. Edward W. Nichols, of Springfield.
  28. Margaret, b. May 6, 1820; died May 21, 1821.
  29. Lois Ann, b. Aug. 20, 1821; married Elisha Bliss.
  30. Miliette, b. Aug. 26, 1824; married Philo H. Cook.
  31. Aurelia Maria, b. Feb. 1, 1827; married Jacob Miller.
  32. Martha L., b. June 11, 1829; married William H. Foster.
  33. Jerusha, b. March 3, 1831; died March 11, 1831.
       The father was a blacksmith, and worked for several years in the United States Armory at Springfield.
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  34. SETH (son of Seth 11) married Bathsheba Frost, of Springfield, Mass.
       Children:--
  35. Nancy Frances, b. Dec. 16, 1820; married William H. Barber, of Springfield.
  36. Charles Seth, b. Aug. 31, 1822; died Nov. 8, 1843.
  37. Laura Philena, b. Jan. 4, 1824; married, 1st, Benjamin H. Fuller; 2d, James Pierce.
  38. Benjamin Elbridge, b. Feb. 7, 1829; died May 4, 1853.
       The father was a blacksmith, and is employed in the United States Armory, Springfield, Mass.
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  39. ELIPHALET (son of Seth 11) married Lydia, daughter of Solomon Stone of North Easton, Mass., Oct. 10, 1819.
       Children:--
  40. Charlotte, b. March 10, 1821; married Isaac Brett, June 27, 1844.
  41. Eliphalet Loring, b. July 2, 1824 [70]; married Nancy F. Guild.
  42. John Davis, b. Oct. 24, 1833; married Bethia Hayward, Aug. 9, 1864.
  43. Lydiaette, b. Sept. 15, 1837; married Charles W. Tilton, of Me., Jan. 20, 1858.
  44. Rufus Harrison, b. June 29, 1840; died Dec. 31, 1844.
  45. Julia Frances, b. Oct. 11, 1843; m. Melvin F. James, June 3, 1863.
       The wife died July 6, 1862. The husband died Aug. 27, 1862.
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  46. SAMUEL (son of Seth 11) married Olive, daughter of Samuel Dickerman.
       Children:--
  47. Ellis P., b. March 1, 1824.
  48. Hiram, b. March 22, 1826.
  49. Abby Louisa, b. Dec. 12, 1827; m. Samuel T. Packard, Nov. 29, 1848.
  50. Olive Jane, b. March 3, 1832; died in infancy.
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  51. CHARLES (son of Seth 11) married Myra, daughter of Nathan Bryant, Sept. 11, 1823.
       Children:--
  52. Lewis Morton, b. May 2, 1824; married, 1st, Mary A. Packard; 2d, Ellen F. Macomber.
  53. Francis Austin, b. Dec. 21, 1825 [75]; m., 1st, Elizabeth A. Packard; 2d, Emeline Chesman.
  54. Adeline Augusta, b. March 3, 1828; died Jan. 29, 1833.
  55. Elizabeth Sage, b. Feb. 25, 1830; died young.
  56. Sarah Maria, b. Oct. 13, 1832; died Jan. 26, 1833.
  57. Horatio Bradford, b. July 3, 1834 [79]; m. Maria W. Southworth.
  58. Frederic Gray, b. Oct. 26, 1836; m. Sarah H. Lawton, of Raynham.
  59. Juliette Victoria, b. Feb. 20, 1839; married Nathaniel R. Packard, of Easton.
  60. Ann Eldora, b. Dec. 16, 1842; married William H. Southworth.
       The father died at South Easton, Feb. 28, 1855, aged 53.
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  61. Captain ENOS WASHINGTON (son of Enos 21) married Elizabeth Lavina, daughter of Timothy Fisher, of Attleboro', Mass., Nov. 30, 1845.
       Children:--
  62. Charles Adelbert, b. Sept. 10, 1846; died Nov. 22, 1848.
  63. Elizabeth Alice, b. Feb. 4, 1849.
  64. Mary Alma, b. Sept. 25, 1851.
  65. Enos Herman, b. Dec. 19, 1853; died March 14, 1857.
  66. Laura Jane, b. March 30, 1860.
       Captain Thayer was a jeweller, at Attleboro', Mass. He was captain in Sheridan's army, and fell in action, Sept. 19, 1864, while charging upon the enemy, and died in United States Hospital, at Winchester, Va.
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  67. JEROME (son of Enos 21) married Matilda Harrington, daughter of John B. Prescott, of Groton, Mass., Jan. 17, 1856.
       Children:--
  68. Isabel, b. June 8, 1856.
  69. 69 James Prescott, b. July 12, 1858.
       Residence in Boston.
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  70. ELIPHALET LORING (son of Eliphalet 39) married Nancy Fisher, dau. of Horace Guild, of Canton, Mass., July 24, 1849.
       Children:--
  71. Ella Maria, b. May 30, 1850.
  72. Horace Loring, b. March 30, 1854.
  73. Alice Nancy, b. Dec. 18, 1855; died Feb. 2, 1859.
  74. Emma Louisa, b. Dec. 3, 1860.
       Boot and shoe manufacturer; residence on Pleasant Street.
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  75. FRANCIS AUSTIN (son of Charles 51) married Elizabeth Amanda, dau. of David Packard, Sept. 1, 1850.
       Children:--
  76. Flora Maria, b. March 24, 1853; died March 25, 1853.
  77. Charles Warren, b. Aug. 23, 1858.
  78. Francis Peter, b. March 14, 1853 (adopted).
       The wife died Aug. 19, 1860. He then married Emeline Frances, dau. of Noah Chesman, April 11, 1861. Shoe manufacturer; firm of F. A. & H. B. Thayer, Centre Street.
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  79. HORATIO BRADFORD (son of Charles 51) married Maria Washburn, dau. of William Southworth, of Middleboro', Mass., Nov. 29, 1854.
       Children:--
  80. Gusie Jane Howard, b. June 4, 1857 (adopted).
       Shoe manufacturer.
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FAMILY REGISTER.

The Thompson Family.
pages 668-669.

  1. ARCHIBALD THOMPSON, wife, and son Robert, came to America in 1724; resided a short time in Abington, afterward at Bridgewater. Mr. Thompson made the first spinning-wheel in New England. He was one of the early settlers of the North Parish.
       Children:--
  2. Robert [10], married Margaret Smith, of Milton, 1754.
  3. Thomas [15], married Elizabeth Strowbridge, 1754.
  4. Archibald, married Martha Robinson, 1761; removed to Nova Scotia.
  5. James [24], removed to Charleston, S. C.
  6. John, died young.
  7. Betsy, married ---- Strowbridge, of Middleboro'.
  8. Anna, married Robert Fulton, July 23, 1767.
  9. Jane, married Andrew Gamel, 1756.
       The father died in 1776, aged 85.
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  10. ROBERT (son of Archibald 1) married Margaret Smith, of Milton, Mass., 1754.
       Children:--
  11. Rachel, b. Dec. 29, 1755.
  12. Elizabeth, b. Oct. 16, 1757.
  13. Jennet, b. Aug. 26, 1759.
  14. Margaret, b. March 17, 1761.
       This family removed to Londonderry, N. H.
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  15. THOMAS (son of Archibald 1) married Elizabeth Strowbridge, 1754.
       Children:--
  16. John, b. Oct. 23, 1755; married Jennet Allen; removed to Me., 1778.
  17. Mary, b. June 10, 1758; married Cary Hayward, 1779.
  18. Anna, b. Aug. 10, 1760; married ---- Buxton.
  19. Elizabeth, b. April 23, 1763; married John Pettingill, 1784.
  20. William, b. 1765; removed to Maine.
  21. Thomas, b. July 4, 1767 [25]; married Martha Kingman, 1792.
  22. Margaret, b. Sept. 19, 1769; no record.
  23. James, married Olive Chesman, 1718; removed to Maine.
       The father died May 28, 1810, aged 81. The wife died Oct. 18, 1811,aged 79 years.
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  24. JAMES (son of Archibald 1) graduated at Princeton College, N. J.; preached for a short time; afterward was a preceptor in an academy at Charleston, S. C.
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  25. Captain THOMAS (son of Thomas 15) married Martha, daughter of Matthew Kingman, Aug. 5, 1792.
       Children:--
  26. John, b. June 25, 1793; died March 11, 1795.
  27. Charlotte, b. April 16, 1796; married Charles Packard, Oct. 29, 1818.
  28. Sophronia, b. Oct. 30, 1802; married Perez Marshall, April 21, 1825.
  29. Jane S., b. May 17, 1807; married Zeba Howard, of Easton, Nov. 29, 1825.
  30. Martha Kingman, b. June 17, 1810; married Franklin Ames, May 20, 1832.
  31. John, b. March 16, 1795 [32]; married Sarah Jones, Nov. 18, 1819.
       The father died Nov. 10, 1835, aged 69. The wife died Dec. 28, 1840, aged 75 years.
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  32. JOHN (son of Captain Thomas 25) married Sarah, daughter of Captain Asa Jones, Nov. 18, 1819.
       Children:--
  33. William Augustus, b. Dec. 14, 1824 [34]; m. Almira J. Hayward.
       The wife died Feb. 20, 1853, aged 53. Farmer; residence on Summer Street.
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  34. WILLIAM AUGUSTUS (son of John 32) married Almira Jenkins, dau. of Bela Hayward, Jan. 30, 1845.
       Children:--
  35. Alma, b. Sept. 27, 1851; died Sept. 6, 1852.
  36. Abby, b. Sept. 27, 1851; died June 28, 1852.
  37. George Hayward, b. Sept. 27, 1848.
  38. John Franklin, b. Sept. 9, 1857.
  39. Sarah Russell, b. Nov. 9, 1861.
       Farmer; residence on Summer Street.
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FAMILY REGISTER.

The Thompson Family.
pages 669-670.

  1. THOMPSON.--CALVIN THOMPSON (son of Solomon Thompson) came from Middleboro' to North Bridgewater about 1844; married Margaret, daughter of Robert Richardson, of Boston, April 22, 1821.
       Children:--
  2. Calvin Murdock, b. May 5, 1823; m. Mary B. Sharp, of Dorchester.
  3. Edward, b. Oct. 15, 1825; single.
  4. Henry, b. Dec. 4, 1827 [8]; married Ann W. Thayer, of Randolph.
  5. Margaret Smith, b. June 14, 1830.
  6. George Richardson, b. March 14, 1833; married Mary Alice Johnson, 1857.
  7. Robert Richardson, b. Jan. 10, 1838; died Nov. 6, 1849.
       The father was a carpenter; died June 8, 1853.
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  8. HENRY (son of Calvin 1) married Ann Withington, daughter of Asa Thayer, of Randolph, Jan. 23, 1856.
       Children:--
  9. Edward Murdock, b. Dec. 31, 1856.
  10. Anna Newell, b. April 12, 1862.
  11. Susan Emma, b. April 14, 1864.
       Carpenter; residence on Pleasant Street.
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