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Fanny Lucretia (Thayer) Arms (1834 - 1878)

Fanny Lucretia [uncertain] Arms formerly Thayer
Born in Windom County, Vermont, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 25 Dec 1856 (to 11 Jun 1878) in Brattleboro, Vermont, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Brattleboro, Vermont, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jun 2012
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Fanny Thayer ... [1]

  • Marykaye Arms, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Marykaye and others.


Fanny Thayer married, December 25, 1856 at Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont, Robert Bruce Arms (1834-1901) by whom she had one child (a son): Robert Anderson (1861-1930)

The "Memorial of the Thayer Name: From the Massachusetts Colony....." by Bezaleel Thayer indicates that ".... Fanny, married to Robert Arms and settled in Brattleboro, VT..." was the youngest child of Lewis and Laura Thayer. Siblings of Fanny: Titus, Thaddeus, Caroline, Adaline, and Elizabeth. Lewis Thayer was the third child of Thaddeus and Rhoda Thayer. He married Laura M MILLER 15 October 1816 and settled in Dumerston VT. Farmer. Mrs. Laura Thayer was born 19 February 1795 and died 11 May 1851.


  1. Entered by Marykaye Arms, Jun 20, 2012
  • " Pedigree LHTT-G9L [1]
  • Find a Grave Memorial# 32385710:[2]
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Fanny Thayer in household of Dennis W Johnson, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States; citing family 2115, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 December 2017), Fanny Arms in entry for Robert Arms, 1860.
  • "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 6 December 2014), Robt B Arms and Fannie L Thayer, 25 Dec 1856, Marriage; State Capitol Building, Montpelier; FHL microfilm 27,461.


1) "A Genealogical Record of the Arms Family in this Country, embracing all the known descendants of WILLIAM FIRST, who have retained the family name, and the first generation of the descendants of other names." by Edward W. Arms, 1877, pages 28 & 34: [3]

(2) "Gravestone Listing of Prospect Hill Cemetery Brattleboro, VT" by Marjorie Valliere Howe, 2000, page 36, No. 5-055

(3) "The "Memorial of the Thayer name, from the Massachusetts colony of Weymouth and Braintree, embracing genealogical [!] and biographical sketches of Richard & Thomas Thayer, and their descendants from 1636 to 1874, by Gen’l Bezaleel Thayer, (1874) [4] pages 401 & 402"

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Thayer-2874 and Thayer-2456 appear to represent the same person because: Spouse and child match.
posted by Bob Keniston Jr.

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