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Ephraim Thayer
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- donna glenn
 Added: Sep. 14, 2014
 

- Judy Clayton Hagberg
 Added: May. 24, 2014
 
My 8th great grand father
- Dal438
 Added: Dec. 1, 2013
 

- DB Johnson
 Added: Oct. 5, 2013
 

- Diana Truelove
 Added: Sep. 9, 2013
 
Love to Ephraim,
- 6th g-grandfather, Barbara K.
 Added: Aug. 4, 2013
 
May GOD Bless You!::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that all men are equal but that every man has the right to be the equal of every other man - if he can."*NOTE* Middlesex County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts has two county seats. Lowell is one. What is the other one ?Do youall know of any other US Counties which do too?**********"They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies" . ~William Penn
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: May. 22, 2013
 
an Alden decendant
- Melva "Jo" Wright
 Added: Oct. 16, 2012
 
REST IN PEACE
- RHONDA HANDLIN (inactive)
 Added: Apr. 24, 2012
 
You are a spirit of LIght. Please fill us with your goodness.
- anne
 Added: Oct. 11, 2011
 
~ Rest In Peace ~
- Juliane Montgomery Burbach
 Added: Apr. 1, 2011
 
Braintree Church records give an account of his death -"1757 June 15, Died Ephraim Thayer, suddenly in the 88th year of his age - occasioned as is supposed by a violent blow in his forehead with the sharp end of a rail at the barn door where he was found dead. A great concourse of people attended his funeral".He was a weaver by trade. He was elected hayward or field driver for Monatiquot 1694, fenceviewer 1705,1710,12,15, constable 1714, tithingman 1717,1730, Selectman 1724,25, and moderator of town meeting 1742.Ephraim Thayer resided on the westerly part of his grandfather's homestead on the south side of Elm St. near where the Cochato Club now stands. He sold the easterly half to son James Apr.2,1754 (S.D. 113-71). He also owned a home lot in Mendon which he sold to Josiah Thayer of Mendon May 3,1692 (S.D. 19-356).In his will dated Apr.10,1755 he gives wife Mary the use of the best room in the house so long as she stays, and if she moves away to be maintained with as much as she has from her Kingman sons, and the goods she brought, to son Ephraim 20 shillings more than he has, to son Philip 5 and my wearing apparel, to son Joseph 1 and 2bbls. cider per year for 3 years, to son Shadrach my cane and half my land in the 1st & 2nd lot adjoining lands I gave son Ephraim, to son Napthali other half of the 1st & 2nd lots adjoining lands I gave him, to son Peter 20 shillings, to grand daughter Ruth Vinton daughter of my daughter Sarah Dorman, deceased, a cow, to daughter Hannah Blancher 1/2 acre adjoining my son Blancher's land, and 2 acres meadow, and my best bed, to daughter Ruth Capen 5, and she has a bed already, to daughter Esther French, a bed, to daughter Priscilla Ford, a cow, to daughter Abigail Richards my silver cup, to my five daughters all land undisposed of. I confirm to sons Christopher & James the whole of my homestead housing, and barn, with all lands on the north & south side of the way, Christopher to have the west part and James the east, Christopher to have the east end of the barn and corn house, and the house to be divided to suit them both. To son Christopher 2 1/2 acres meadow bought of Capt. Ebenezer Thayer, to son James 3 acres bought of John Mills adjoining Capt. Thayer's land, my cart and wheels, etc. and they to be executors.All fourteen children lived to have families and celebrated their parent's golden wedding communion.
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 30, 2009
 
 
 
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