When Sarah Thatcher was born on 18 November 1745, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Oxenbridge Thatcher Jr., was 25 and her mother, Sarah Kent, was 20. She married George Leonard on 14 October 1765, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 5 February 1826, in Canada, at the age of 80, and was buried in Trinity Cemetery, Sussex Corner, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada.
English: occupational name for a thatcher, someone who covered roofs in straw, from an agent derivative of Middle English thach(en) ‘to thatch’ (Old English thæccan).