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Margaret (Thayer) Stetson (1705 - aft. 1785)

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Margaret Stetson formerly Thayer
Born in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusettsmap
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Wife of — married in Braintree, Massachusettsmap
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Died after in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Margaret was a daughter of Benjamin Thayer and Margaret (Curtis) Thayer, born 26 June 1705 at Braintree, Massachusetts.[1]

Amos Stetson and Margaret Thayer were married in Braintree, Massachusetts, on 9 May 1728. They had entered their intention of marriage in Braintree on 12 April 1728.[2][3]

She died some time after 31 March 1785, the date of a record indicating that she was alive.[4]


Children of Amos and Margaret Stetson, all born in Braintree and baptized in the South Parish of Braintree, were:[3]

  1. Margaret, born Dec. 13, 1728, m. 1st Adam Hayward (or Howard). m. 2nd int. Sep. 3, 1766, Fitch Gibbens of Stoughton.
  2. Amos, born May 19, 1730
  3. John, born Oct. 28, 1731
  4. Mary, born Mar. 14, 1732/3, m. May 1752 (Quincy Ch. Rec.) Hezekiah Thayer.
  5. Sarah, born Apr. 20, 1735, m. Samuel Mellish of Dorchester.
  6. Rufus, baptized Mar. 13, 1736/7
  7. Rachel, baptized Feb. 18, 1738/9, m. about 1761, Benjamin Lyon of Dorchester.
  8. Thankful, baptized Jan. 18, 1741, m. Feb. 20, 1771 at Dorchester, Maj. William Sever Jr. of Dorchester and Taunton.
  9. Hannah, baptized Mar. 20, 1743, m. int. Sep. 23, 1764, John Niles.
  10. Benjamin, baptized Aug. 24, 1746.
  11. Gideon, baptized Aug. 24, 1746.


  1. Sprague, #4628. At #4495R Sprague states her birthdate as 25 January 1705.
  2. Braintree Marriages
  3. 3.0 3.1 Sprague, #4495R.
  4. Sprague, #4495R, #4628

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