Elizabeth Thatcher

F, #161, b. circa 1720
ChartsPedigree - Jane's father Leon George Campbell
Reference5G Grm
AFN* Her Ancestral File Number is JWM0-0C. 
Birth*circa 1720 Elizabeth Thatcher was born circa 1720 at
Marriage*6 December 1740 She married Robert Vine on 6 December 1740 at Brooklyn, Windham Co., Connecticut; "Careful search of CT records by an outstanding historian and genealogist has furnished no evidence as to the origin and parentage of either Robert or Elizabeth. There was no Vine family of whom he might have been the progeny. There were Thatcher families, but their Elizabeths are otherwise accounted for than by marriage to a Vine. There is a very slim chance that she might have been the daughter of John and Elizabeth Thatcher (unidentified), of Ashford CT, but this is most doubtful. At the time the Thatcher line was traced it was impossible to get at all records.
     "Only two of the children of Robert and Elizabeth Vine were recorded baptized at Canterbury, their sons John and Ebenezer. The fact that the family were separatists may account for no church records on their other children. Although proof of parentage is lacking in the case of some of the following, their chidlren probably were: [see entries]"
     Note: on page 3 it says "the township of Brooklyn [CT] was not formed until 1752 but the Congregational church and society were taken out of Canterbury, Pomfret and Northlake in 1738 [might be 135, it's blurred]. Early Connecticut Marriages by Frederic W Bailey records the marriage of Robert Vine and Elizabth Thatcher at Brooklyn Dec 6, 1740. there is no record of Robert Vine and no record of his children in the General Index of Connecticut Vital Records at the Connecticut State Library."1 

Family

Robert Vine b. bt 1715 - 1720
Children
Last Edited6 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. [S171] Various Vine Families Part One - Descendants of Robert Vine and Elizabeth Thatcher, Horace Holmes Wall, , 1950, NYS Library 929.2 V782.
  2. [S171] Various Vine Families Part One - Descendants of Robert Vine and Elizabeth Thatcher, Horace Holmes Wall, , 1950, NYS Library 929.2 V782, pg 5.