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Ferdinando Thayer

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Birthplace: Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
Death: Died in Mendon, Worcester County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Thayer and Margery Shepard
Husband of Huldah Thayer and Anna Thayer
Father of Sarah Stevens; Huldah Staples; Jonathan Thayer; Naomi Cooke; Isaac (Isais) Thayer and 6 others
Brother of Ursula Thayer; Wilfrey Thayer; Thomas Thayer, Sr.; Richard Thayer; Child Thayer and 13 others

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About Ferdinando Thayer

Ballou, Adin. History of the Town of Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts From its First Settlement to 1881. Boston: Franklin Press: Rand, Avery, & Co., 1882 says, "Ferdinando Thayer must have been a very talented, enterprising, and influential man. He held numerous offices, accumulated a large property, especially in lands, and became the venerated patriarch of a numerous posterity." also Thayer, Bezaleel. Memorial of the Thayer Name, From the Massachusetts Colony of Weymouth and Braintree, Embracing Geneological and Biographical Sketches of Richard & Thomas Thayer and Their Descendants, From 1636 to 1874. 1874. Reprint Braintree, Massachusetts: Braintree Historical Society, 1976 pp. 184, 221-222

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1639- Immigrated to New England with his family by this year.

1662- He had an allotment of land at Mendon, MA to be occupied before September 1663.

1665, June 2- His father died at Braintree, MA and he removed soon after to Mendon, MA.

Siblings: Thomas bapt. 15 September 1622, Shadrach bapt. 9 May 1629, Sarah born circa 1639-40, and Hannah born circa 1640-41.

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Ferdinando Thayer was christened on 18 April 1625 in St. Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England.7,3,4,5,6 He was the son of Thomas Thayer and Margery Wheeler.1,2,3,4,5,6 His baptismal name was Ferdinando Tayer.3 On 14 January 1652/53 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Ferdinando married Huldah Hayward, daughter of William Hayward and Margery unknown. Their marriage date was recorded as 14 (11) 1652.1,8,9,2,3,4,5,6 Ferdinando Thayer and Huldah Hayward moved after 1665 to Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.2 Ballou (1882) says, Ferdinando Thayer must have been a very talented, enterprising, and influential man. He held numerous offices, accumulated a large property, especially in lands, and became the venerated patriarch of a numerous posterity.1" Ferdinando Thayer died on Tuesday, 28 March 1713 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 87 years, 11 months and 10 days.1,2,3,4,5,6

Charts

Ancestry of Robert Roy

Children of Ferdinando Thayer and Huldah Hayward

Sarah Thayer+10,1,2,4,5 (3 Feb 1654/55 - 1677)

Huldah Thayer+8,1,2,4,5 (16 Jun 1657 - )

Jonathan Thayer+8,1,2,4 (18 Mar 1658/59 - 1690)

David Thayer1,2,4,5 (20 Jun 1660 - 1 Aug 1674)

Naomi Thayer1,2,4,5 (28 Jan 1662/63 - )

Capt. Thomas Thayer+1,2,4,5 (14 Feb 1664 - 1 May 1738)

Lt. Samuel Thayer+1,2,4,5 (15 Feb 1666 or 22 Jan 1669 - )

Isaac Thayer+1,2,4,5 ( - 1730)

Josiah Thayer+1,9,2,4,5 ( - 1728)

Ebenezer Thayer+1,2,4,5

Benjamin Thayer+1,2,4,5 ( - 1729)

David Thayer1,2,4,5 (17 Sep 1677 - 29 Aug 1678)

Citations

Ballou, Adin. History of the Town of Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts From its First Settlement to 1881. Boston: Franklin Press: Rand, Avery, & Co., 1882.

Thayer, Bezaleel. Memorial of the Thayer Name, From the Massachusetts Colony of Weymouth and Braintree, Embracing Geneological and Biographical Sketches of Richard & Thomas Thayer and Their Descendants, From 1636 to 1874. 1874. Reprint Braintree, Massachusetts: Braintree Historical Society, 1976.

Ojeda, Tomas Thayer. Thayer Family of Thornbury. Moneda, Chile: Imprenta Moderna, 1907.

Ojeda, Luis Thayer. Genealogy of the Descendants of William Turpin Thayer of Bellingham. Valparaiso, Chilie: Imprenta Roma, 1933.

Ojeda, Luis Thayer. Some Notes and Corrections Referring to Thayer Genealogy According to the Researches of Walter E. Thayer, Esq.. Valparaiso, Chilie: Imprenta Y Encuadernacién Roma, 1937.

Johnson, Hugh Albert. Norris, Hackett, Prescott and Allied Families Our Ancestors and Their Descendants. Annandale, Virginia: Charles Baptie Studios, 1975.

Faxon, Walter and Edward Henry Whorf. "Thayer (Thayer) Family Entries in the Parish Register of Thornbury, Gloucestersire, England", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume LXX (July 1906).

Trask, William B.. "Early Records of Boston", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XII (1858).

Bass, Charissa Taylor and Emma Lee Walton. Descendants of Deacon Samuel & Ann Bass. Freeport, Illinois: privately printed, 1940.

Trask, William B.. "Early Records of Boston", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XI (1857).

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Note: Ferdinando Thayer second son of Thomas and Margery Thayer, resided with his parents in Braintree, Mass., until after the death of his father when he and others removed to a new plantation called Nipmug, afterwards called Mendon, Worcester County, Mass.

He was one of the largest proprietors of the said township; his residence or homestead was a little south of the present center of the town, on the Providence Road; held many offices of honor in his town and commonwealth; was a man of wealth in his day and age of the world, and his sons were all provided with farms by him, and several of his sons became extensive land dealers, and many of their descendants occupy those farms to this day, and have never changed names in title for over two hundred years; six of his children born in Mendon, Mass., the records of which were destroyed by King Phillips war from 1666 to 1680. which is lost by that war - Preserved Smith Thayer.

Mendon was first settled by the whites as a plantation in 1662, and continued in that union until 1667, when it was invested with town privileges by the general court of the commonwealth, and so remained until the breaking out of the Indian hostilities in 1675, when the settlement was broken up, the settlers flying to Braintree and Weymouth, where they staid till 1679 or '80 to January 3d, 1680, after which date there is no interruption up to the present time. - Alexander H. Allen, Town Clerk of Mendon. --------------------

Ferdinando Thayer was christened on 18 April 1625 in St. Mary's Parish, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England.7,3,4,5,6 He was the son of Thomas Thayer and Margery Wheeler.1,2,3,4,5,6 His baptismal name was Ferdinando Tayer.3 

On 14 January 1652/53 Ferdinando, at age 27, married Huldah Hayward, daughter of William Hayward and Margery unknown, in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Their marriage date was recorded as 14 (11) 1652.1,8,9,2,3,4,5,6 Ferdinando Thayer and Huldah Hayward moved after 1665 to Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

2 Ballou (1882) says, Ferdinando Thayer must have been a very talented, enterprising, and influential man. He held numerous offices, accumulated a large property, especially in lands, and became the venerated patriarch of a numerous posterity.1" Ferdinando Thayer died on Tuesday, 28 March 1713 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 87 years, 11 months and 10 days.1,2,3,4,5,6

Children of Ferdinando Thayer and Huldah Hayward Sarah Thayer+10,1,2,4,5 (3 Feb 1654/55 - 1677) Huldah Thayer+8,1,2,4,5 (16 Jun 1657 - ) Jonathan Thayer+8,1,2,4 (18 Mar 1658/59 - 1690) David Thayer1,2,4,5 (20 Jun 1660 - 1 Aug 1674) Naomi Thayer1,2,4,5 (28 Jan 1662/63 - ) Capt. Thomas Thayer+1,2,4,5 (14 Feb 1664 - 1 May 1738) Lt. Samuel Thayer+1,2,4,5 (15 Feb 1666 or 22 Jan 1669 - ) Isaac Thayer+1,2,4,5 ( - 1730) Josiah Thayer+1,9,2,4,5 ( - 1728) Ebenezer Thayer+1,2,4,5 Benjamin Thayer+1,2,4,5 ( - 1729) David Thayer1,2,4,5 (17 Sep 1677 - 29 Aug 1678)

Citations Ballou, Adin. History of the Town of Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts From its First Settlement to 1881. Boston: Franklin Press: Rand, Avery, & Co., 1882. Thayer, Bezaleel. Memorial of the Thayer Name, From the Massachusetts Colony of Weymouth and Braintree, Embracing Geneological and Biographical Sketches of Richard & Thomas Thayer and Their Descendants, From 1636 to 1874. 1874. Reprint Braintree, Massachusetts: Braintree Historical Society, 1976. Ojeda, Tomas Thayer. Thayer Family of Thornbury. Moneda, Chile: Imprenta Moderna, 1907. Ojeda, Luis Thayer. Genealogy of the Descendants of William Turpin Thayer of Bellingham. Valparaiso, Chilie: Imprenta Roma, 1933. Ojeda, Luis Thayer. Some Notes and Corrections Referring to Thayer Genealogy According to the Researches of Walter E. Thayer, Esq.. Valparaiso, Chilie: Imprenta Y Encuadernacién Roma, 1937. Johnson, Hugh Albert. Norris, Hackett, Prescott and Allied Families Our Ancestors and Their Descendants. Annandale, Virginia: Charles Baptie Studios, 1975. Faxon, Walter and Whorf, Edward Henry. "Thayer (Thayer) Family Entries in the Parish Register of Thornbury, Gloucestersire, England", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume LXX (July 1906). Trask, William B.. "Early Records of Boston", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XII (1858). Bass, Charissa Taylor and Walton, Emma Lee. Descendants of Deacon Samuel & Ann Bass. Freeport, Illinois: privately printed, 1940. Trask, William B.. "Early Records of Boston", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XI (1857). Note this is taken in its entirety from Rob Roy, http://genealogy.theroyfamily.com/p690.htm His notations are so complete I was loathe to omit or mess with them. By far the most complete documentation of Fernandino Thayer that I have seen. LDC 27 Feb, 2013.

Ferdinando Thayer died on 28 Mar 1713 in Mendon, Mass.. He was born WFT Est. 1608-1634. He was married to Huldah Hayward on 14 Jan 1653/54 in prob. Braintree, Mass..

Child:

Huldah Thayer.

-------------------- Ferdinando Thayer arrived in Boston on April 8,1637 aboard the "Blessing." Ferdinando was one of the original settlers of Mendon,MA (then an offshoot of Braintree,MA) arriving in September 1663. He moved to Mendon,MA after June 1665.

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Ferdinando THAYER Birth: 18 Apr 1625 England, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Chr: 18 Apr 1625 St.Mary'Schurch, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, En Death: 28 Mar 1713 Mendon, Worcester Co., Ma, Massachusetts Marriage: 14 Jan 1652 Braintree, Braintree, Ma, Massachusetts Father: Thomas THAYER Mother: Margery WHEELER Individual Information Huldah HAYWARD Birth: 7 Oct 1636 Braintree, London, Ma, England Chr: 14 Oct 1636 St. Dunstans, Stephney, Middlesex, En Death: 1 Sep 1690 Mendon, Worcester Co., Ma, Massachusetts Father: William HAYWARD Mother: Margery KNIGHT Individual Information Children Marriage 1 Sarah THAYER Birth: 12 Mar 1654 Braintree, Suffolk, Ma, Massachusetts Death: Abt 1677 Jonathan HAYWARD Marr: 28 Oct 1664


Individual Information 2 Huldah THAYER Birth: 16 Apr 1657 Braintree, Suffolk, Ma, Massachusetts Death: Aft 1699 Ebenezer STAPLES Marr: 15 Sep 1699 Mendon, Worcester, Massachuset Individual Information 3 Jonathan THAYER Birth: 18 Jan 1658 Braintree, Norfolk, Ma, Massachusetts Death: 1690/91 Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts Elizabeth FRENCH Marr: 22 Jun 1679 Braintree, Norfolk, Ma, Massac Individual Information 4 David THAYER Birth: 20 Apr 1660 Braintree, Suffolk, Ma, Massachusetts Death: 1 Jun 1674 Braintree, Norfolk, Ma, Massachusetts


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Individual Information 5 Naomi THAYER Birth: 28 Nov 1662 Braintree, Suffolk, Ma, Massachusetts Death: 1718 John COOK Marr: 16 Apr 1684 Mendon, Worcester, Ma, Massach Individual Information 6 Isaac THAYER Birth: 14 Feb 1664 Mendon, Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts Death: 1730 At Sea, Cape Ann, Massachusetts Mary HAYWARD Marr: 1703 Mendon, Worcester, Massachuett Individual Information 7 Thomas THAYER Birth: 14 Feb 1664 Mendon, Worcester, Ma, Massachusetts Death: 1 May 1738 Mendon, Worcester, Ma, Massachusetts Mary ADAMS Marr: 1688


Individual Information 8 Samuel THAYER Birth: Abt 15 Nov 1666 Mendon, Worcester, Ma, Massachusetts Death: 19 Dec 1721 Mary BASS Marr: 1690 Mendon, Worcester, Massachuset Individual Information 9 Josiah THAYER Birth: Abt 14 Jan 1670 Mendon, Worcester, Ma, Massachusetts Death: 1728 Mendon, Worcester, Ma, Massachusetts Sarah BASS Marr: 7 Jan 1690 Mendon, Worcester, Massachuset Individual Information 10 Ebenezer THAYER Birth: Abt 1672 Mendon, Worcester, Ma, Massachusetts Death: 13 Jun 1695 Martha THOMPSON Marr: 13 Jun 1695 Mendon, Worcester, Massachuset Individual Information 11 Benjamin THAYER Birth: Abt 1674 Mendon, Worcester, Ma, Massachusetts Death: 1729 Mendon, Worcester, Ma, Massachusetts Hannah HAYWARD Marr: 20 Dec 1712 Mendon, Worcester, Massachuset Individual Information 12 David THAYER, 2ND Birth: 17 Sep 1677 Mendon, Worcester, Ma, Massachusetts Death: 29 Aug 1678 Mendon, Worcester, Ma, Massachusetts


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Individual Information 13 Israel THAYER Birth: 1668 Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts Death:


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Ferdinando Thayer's Timeline

1625
April 18, 1625
Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
April 18, 1625
Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
April 18, 1625
Thornbury,Gloucester,England
April 18, 1625
St.Mary's, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
April 18, 1625
Thornbury,Gloucestershire,England
April 18, 1625
Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
April 18, 1625
St Mary's, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
April 18, 1625
St Mary's, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
April 18, 1625
Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
1652
January 14, 1652
Age 26
Braintree, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony