Micah Thayer

29 June 1740–4 January 1777 (Age 36)
Bellingham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Micah

When Micah Thayer was born on 29 June 1740, in Bellingham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Dr Jonathan Thayer, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Sampson, was 45. He married Lois Thayer on 17 November 1763, in Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 4 January 1777, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Micah Thayer
1740–1777
Lois Thayer
1744–1838
Marriage: 17 November 1763
Jedediah Thayer
1764–1855
Hannah Thayer
1766–1767
Rhoda Thayer
1767–1839
Mahala Thayer
1767–
Jonathan Thayer
1770–1779
Violaty Thayer
1773–1848
Howard Thayer
1774–1779

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 November 1763
Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (2)

1776

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 36

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

Variant of French Taillier, derived from Old French taillere, an oblique case of tailleur ‘tailor’ ( see Taylor ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Micah Thayer, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mica Thayer, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Micah Thayer, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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