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Richard Thayer Sr.(Immigrant)

Birthplace: England
Death: Died in St. Michael's Parish, Barbados
Immediate Family:

Husband of Dorothy Thayer; Jane Parker and Katherine Thayer
Father of Richard Thayer, Jr. (immigrant); Deborah Faxon; Richard Thayer; Elizabeth Tayer; Deborah Tayer and 6 others

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About Richard Thayer Sr.(Immigrant)

Richard Thayer Sr . was born1601,in England . He was married three times. 1st Dorothy , 2nd to Jane Kember Parker, wid of John Parker, and 3rd to Katherine, who out lived him. Richard came to colonies and he and 1st wife had several child. They owned land in Braintree , Mass. He was made a freeman in 1640. He married Jane Kember Parker about 1646. She was the widow of John Parker ,they had settled in Muddy River( now Brookline,Mass and had property both there and Boston, which she and thayer sold in 1656, and headed back to England. they only got as far as Barbados ,where it is believed she died in 1660. He then married Katherine , in maybe England . He died in St, Michael's Parish, Barbados, in 1664. His will was dated 1664 and Proven Oct. 12, 1664, in which he named Katherine as his wid. . katherine out lived him by a number of years, dying in 1687. Her will was written feb. 1687 and proven Apr 1687.

ref. Thayer Family letters Genealogies of the Families of Braintree Gen. Massachusette - L - Archives

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Richard Thayer Sr.(Immigrant)'s Timeline

February 10, 1625
Age 24
Uffington, Berkshire, England
March 27, 1634
Age 33
Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
Age 45
Age 63
St. Michael's Parish, Barbados