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Dr. John Holbrooke Thayer
4 generations from the origin. Great x 2 grandfather.
Birth: Feb. 14, 1801, Massachusetts, USA;
Death: Nov 1870; ;
Age: 69

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Titles:
  • Doctor

Notes:

The following is from citation #190:
Dr John Holbrook Thayer was b Feb 14, 1801, d Nov 1870. His wife d 1868 aged 54 years. He was son of Caleb, son of Capt. Isaac, son of Abraham, son of Relief Thayer of Braintree Mass.

. . .

Mattie Payne, b. in Corydon, Ind. ; m. in Kansas City, Mo., Norton Holbrook Thayer [not a direct ancestor, rather, son of this ancestor, Dr. John Holbrooke Thayer], in 1876. He was a prominent and successful business man of that city for thirty years, dying in 1908. He was a great-grandson of John Adair, eighth Governor of Kentucky, in 1820, etc. Adair was in the Revolution, was taken prisoner by the British, and suffered many indignities. He was a son of Baron William Adair of Scotland, whose wife was a Moore. John Adair was in the United States Senate in 1825, and in Congress in 1831-32.

Norton Thayer was a son of Dr. John Holbrooke Thayer, and Marion Wallace Bridges Thayer, who were m. in Louisville, Ky., in 1835.

Their children were:
1 - Mary Holbrook, b. 1835; d. 1837
2 - Anna Palmer, b. 1839
3 - John Bridges, b. 1838
4 - Frances Hooker, b. 1839
5 - Bettie, b. 1841
6 - Rowan, b. 1845
7 - Henry Norton, b. 1841 (d.)
8 - Sarah Ellen, b. 1847
9 - Norton Holbrooke, b. 1849
10 - William B., b. 1851; d. soon after his brother
11 - Samuel P., b. 1853
12 - Isabel, b. 1855

According to every US Census on which Rowan Thayer is listed, his father is listed as being born in Massachusetts.

Sources:

Birth:
190 - The Bromwell Genealogy: Including Descendants of William Bromwell and Beulah Hall with Data Relating to Others of the Bromwell Name in America. Also Genealogical Records of Branches of the Allied Families of Holmes, (of Plymouth County, Massachusetts,) Payne, (of Kentucky and Indiana,) Rice and ...
By Henrietta Elizabeth Bromwell
Published by H.E. Bromwell, 1910
Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
Digitized Jun 6, 2007
243 pages
http://books.google.com/books?id=0WA2AAAAMAAJ&printsec=titlepage#PPA144,M1

Marriage:
190 - The Bromwell Genealogy: Including Descendants of William Bromwell and Beulah Hall with Data Relating to Others of the Bromwell Name in America. Also Genealogical Records of Branches of the Allied Families of Holmes, (of Plymouth County, Massachusetts,) Payne, (of Kentucky and Indiana,) Rice and ...
By Henrietta Elizabeth Bromwell
Published by H.E. Bromwell, 1910
Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
Digitized Jun 6, 2007
243 pages
http://books.google.com/books?id=0WA2AAAAMAAJ&printsec=titlepage#PPA144,M1

Death:
190 - The Bromwell Genealogy: Including Descendants of William Bromwell and Beulah Hall with Data Relating to Others of the Bromwell Name in America. Also Genealogical Records of Branches of the Allied Families of Holmes, (of Plymouth County, Massachusetts,) Payne, (of Kentucky and Indiana,) Rice and ...
By Henrietta Elizabeth Bromwell
Published by H.E. Bromwell, 1910
Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
Digitized Jun 6, 2007
243 pages
http://books.google.com/books?id=0WA2AAAAMAAJ&printsec=titlepage#PPA144,M1

Family

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Father
Caleb Thayer
Aug 26, 1766 - Aug 26, 1852
Mother
Mary Holbrook
Mar 2, 1778 - Apr 15, 1814
Spouse/Consort/Mate
Primary or Last Marriage:
Date: 1835, Place: Louisville, KY, USA, Status: Marriage, Note:
Marion Wallace Bridges
1814 - 1868
Issue
Rowan Bridges Thayer
Great grandfather
1845 - Jun 15, 1930
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