ELEVENTH GENERATION


1318. Jonathan Thurston was born on Mar 16 1701 in Newbury, MA. He died on Sep 28 1738. He was married to Lydia Spofford on Dec 10 1722.

Age: 38
Parents: Daniel & Mary Thurston
Spouse: Lydia Spofford's 1st husband
Marriage: Dec 10, 1722

From Thurston Genealogies, Second edition, compiled by Brown Thurston, 1892, page 20: (via Find A Grave contributor bob toelle)

Jonathan Thurston was the son of Daniel and Mary (Dresser) Thurston of Newbury, Massachusetts. He was born there March 16, 1701 and married, December 10, 1722, Lydia Spofford who was born 1700, baptized July 7. He died intestate September 28, 1738. His gravestone in Georgetown, Mass. is the oldest bearing the name of Thurston and about the oldest there. Lydia, his widow, was married, March 15, 1744, to Dea. William Fish.

Mr. Thurston was one of the original members of the second church in Rowley, now Georgetown, at its organization, Oct. 4, 1732. He was one of the parish collectors at the incorporation, 1731. Children:

(1) John - born August 19, baptized Sept 1, 1723.
(2) Sarah - born May 26, 1725.
(3) Samuel - born June 7, baptized March 12, 1727.
(4) Stephen - baptized February 23, 1728-1729.
(5) Lydia - born April 1, baptized April 5, 1730.
(6) Mary - born February 27, baptized March 5, 1732. Married April, 2, 1751 to Timothy Jackman.
(7) Benjamin - born February 10, 1733-4 and died October 31, 1736.
(8) Martha - born April 3, 1737 and married Oct. 18, 1753 to Joseph Thurlow. Lived in Newbury, Mass.
(9) Jonathan - born September 10, 1738.

1319. Lydia Spofford was born on Apr 25 1700. She died on Jul 25 1753.

Children were:

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