Family of Rebecca Winslow (4714) & Col. John Thatcher
12996. Rebecca Thatcher. Born on 1 Jun 1669 in Yarmouth, MA. Rebecca died on 10 Apr 1743; she was 73.
Rebecca married James Sturgis (13921) , son of Edward Sturgis (10 May 1642-8 Dec 1678) & Temperance Gorham (5125) (5 May 1646-12 Mar 1714/5). Born ca 1668 in Yarmouth, MA. James died on 3 Jan 1717/8 in Yarmouth, MA.
Their children include:
12997. Bethiah Thatcher. Born on 10 Jul 1671 in Yarmouth, MA. Bethiah died on 8 Jul 1734; she was 62.247
Children: James, Thomas, Bethiah, Bethiah, Mary, Experience, and Rebecca.247
Son Thomas was minister at Weymouth 1719 through 1734.86
On 9 Apr 1691 when Bethiah was 19, she married James Paine (12614) , son of Thomas Paine (-16 Aug 1706) & Mary Snow (4560) (ca 1630-28 Apr 1704).247 Born on 16 Jul 1665 in Eastham, MA.101 James died in Barnstable, MA, on 17 Nov 1718; he was 53.101
James “went to Barnstable to reside in 1689. He was a school teacher, miller, cooper and clerk. He was in Captain John Gorham’s company at the expedition against Canada in 1691, as ‘clerk.’ For his services, his heirs in 1736 received a grant of land in Maine. He was the first clerk of the East precint or parish in Barnstable. He died at Barnstable, Nov. 12, 1718, and lies buried in the old cemetery, where a headstone marks the spot; he also was a man of literary turn of mind. He was a member of the Barnstable church.”101
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