Person:Cornelius Thayer (2)

m. 24 Dec 1651
  1. Dorothy Thayer1653 -
  2. Richard Thayer1655 -
  3. Nathaniel Thayer1657/58 - 1728
  4. Cornelius Thayer1670 - Bef 1738
  • HCornelius Thayer1670 - Bef 1738
  • WAbigail HaydenAbt 1672 - 1730/31
m. Abt 1694
  1. Cornelius ThayerBef 1696 -
  2. David ThayerAbt 1697 - Bef 1738/39
  3. Ezekiel ThayerBef 1700 -
  4. Richard ThayerBef 1700 - Bef 1729
  5. Gideon Thayer1700 -
  6. Moses ThayerBef 1702 - 1727
  7. Jemima ThayerAbt 1706 - Bef 1777
  8. Eliakim ThayerBef 1708 - Bef 1762
  9. Jeremiah ThayerBef 1711 - 1711
  10. Abigail Thayer1711/12 - 1711/12
  11. Eleazer ThayerBef 1716 -
  12. Jeremiah Thayer1716 -
Facts and Events
Name[2] Cornelius Thayer
Gender Male
Birth[1] 18 Sep 1670 Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage Abt 1694 probably Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United StatesBased on estimated birth of eldest known child
to Abigail Hayden
Death[3] Bef 6 Jun 1738 Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
  1. Bates, Samuel. Records of the town of Braintree, 1640 to 1793. (Randolph, Massachusetts : D.H. Huxford, 1886)
    p. 648.

    Cornelius Thayer son of Richard Thayer & Dorothy his wiffe borne the 7th mo. 18, 1670.
    [Note: In old-styles dates, the seventh month is September. More info may be found here.]

  2. Thayer, Bezaleel J., and Colorado) Lilly Family Name Association (Carbondale. Index to Memorial of the Thayer name, from the Massachusetts colony of Weymouth and Braintree ... (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985)
    p. 7, 140.

    Cornelius Thayer [#992], s/o Richard Thayer and Dorothy Pray, b. "18d, 7 mo. 1670", m. 1694 Abigail Copeland [sic].
    [Note: there is no marriage record and the basis for identifying the wife as Abigail Copeland is unknown. It gets copied by various secondary sources, including Cutter, p. 4:1686, but the will of John Hayden in 1718 names his daughter "Abigail Thayer" (see Source:Smith, Dean Crawford. Ancestry of Eva Belle Kempton 1878-1908, p. 213, or Source:Vinton, John Adams. Vinton Memorial, Comprising a Genealogy of the Descendants of John Vinton of Lynn, 1648, p. 323).]

  3. Massachusetts. Probate Court (Suffolk County). Probate record books (1900-1916), and probate docket books (1901-1916), Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1987)
    Case 7152 Thayer, Cornelius Braintree 1738 June 6.

    Will of "Cornelius Thayer of Braintree ... Yeoman, being very Sick & Weak of body", dated 2 Aug 1728, proved 6 Jun 1738, names wife Abigail, two youngest sons Eliezer Thayer & Jeremiah Thayer, my youngest son Jeremiah; son Cornelius Thayer [he paying Jemima Spear wife of Deering Spear]; son David Thayer & my son Ezeckiel Thayer; son Richard Thayer; son Gideon Thayer [he paying Christian Thayer daughter of my son Moses Thayer Deceased, land in partnership with the heirs of my brother Nathanael Thayer deceased]; son Eliakim Thayer;. Wife and son Eliezer to be executors.
    6 Jun 1738: Bond of Gideon Thayer as admin'r of his Fater Cornelius Thayer late of Braintrey yeoman Deceased that was not disposed of in his last will, or that was devised to his son Rich'd who dyed fore his Fath'r.
    27 Jun 1738: Inventory of Cornelious Thayer late of Braintree Husbandman Dec'd: £176-00-00, by Richard Thayer, Ebenezer Thayer, Ebenezer Hunt.
    24 Jan 1738/9: Release of Ezekiel Thayer son of Cornelius Thayer Dec'd that his father's estate be settled on his brother Gedion Thayer.
    6 Feb 1738/9: Account of Gideon Thayer admin'r of his Father Corelius Thayer late of Braintry Husbandman Deced, allowed.
    6 Feb 1738/9: Bond of Gideon Thayer Husbandman of Braintree having been assigned real estate of his father, his oldest brother Cornelius having given a quitclaim during the father's life, the second brother refusing the real estate, Gideon to pay his brothers and sisters, namely, Ezekiel Thayer, Eliakim Thayer, Eleazer Thayer, Jeremiah Thayer, David Thayer, Moses Thayer & Jemima Spear.
    Sworn to 13 Apr 1739 by surviving executor Eleazer Thayer: Inventory of the Estate of Cornelius Thayer of Braintree Deceased: £1259-21-6, by Benjamin Beal, Joseph Crosbey, Richard Faxon.