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Benjamin Thurber

Benjamin Thurber

Male 1783 - 1861  (78 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Thurber  [1, 2, 3
    Born 3 Aug 1783  Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Oct 1861  Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15150  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Benjamin Thurber,   b. 12 Jun 1749, Rehoboth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1834, Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Esther Allen,   b. Jan 1754, Barrington, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1827, Petersburg, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 5 Jan 1771  Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F1489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Dawley,   b. 7 May 1782, Petersburg, Rensselaer, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Morgan L. Thurber,   b. 17 Jan 1809,   d. 24 Feb 1860  (Age 51 years)  [natural]
     2. Orlando D. Thurber  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F6974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From the History of Rensselaer Co., New York, by Nathaniel B. Sylvester, (Phila.: Everts & Peck, 1880), p. 465/6, Town of Petersburgh. The Baptist Church of Petersburgh had these first members: Benjamin Thurber, Marbery Henning, Mary Thurber and others. I don't know for sure if it is this Benjamin, but am inclined to think so. 1855 census, Petersburgh, Rens. Co., NY, 1st election district, taken June 1, 1855 (internet extraction) for Benjamin Thurber, age 71, married, b. MA, here 66 years, farmer; Mary, 73, wife, b. MA, here 43 years; Orlando D., 42, child, b. Rens. Co., widower, here 42 years, farmer. He had a Masonic Emblem AE on his grave. He died ae 76-7-20. Benjamin and Mary resided in Petersburg, New York and had three children: Orlando D.; Morgan L.; Maria L.
      Rensselaer Probate Records, Vol. 48-49, Film No. 0549918 at Family History Library.
      1850 census, Rensselaer Co., NY, p. 184, dwelling 158, family 185 as follows: Benj. Thurber, 66 male, farmer R.E. $3000, b. MA; Mary Thurber, age 67, female, b. MA; Orlando D. Thurber, age 37, male, b. NY; Caroline Avery, age 33, female, b. NY; Susan Gibson, age 23, female, b. NY.

  • Sources 
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