Thomas Lathrop1,2

ID# 10381, (1745 - 1826)
FatherSamuel Lathrop2,3 (1 Jan 1720/21 - 20 Aug 1754)
MotherElizabeth Bishop4,3

Key Events:

Birth: 13 May 1745, Norwich, Connecticut5,6,7
Marriage: Wealthy Ann Cobb, 19 Dec 1771, Canterbury, Connecticut8,9
Death: 20 Mar 1826, Burlington, Vermont2,3

Spouse:Wealthy Ann Cobb (2 Oct 1753 - 22 Sep 1827)
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Thomas Lathrop was born on 13 May 1745 in Norwich, Connecticut.5,6,7 He married Wealthy Ann Cobb, daughter of Gideon Cobb and Abigail Dyer, on 19 Dec 1771 in Canterbury, Connecticut.8,9 Thomas and Wealthy moved to Vermont by 1787, when they appeared in records at Wells. They may well have come earlier with her parents and her brothers John, Elkanah, Ebenezer, and Joshua.10,11
     Thomas appeared on the 1790 Federal Census of Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont, (which was enumerated 4 Apr 1791, after Vermont became a state in Mar 1791) with a household consisting of one male over 16 (himself), nine under 16 (sons Thomas, Septimius, Gideon and Stephen and five others), and five females (wife Wealthy Ann Cobb and daughters Wealthy, Sally, Betsey and Mary.)12
     Thomas and Wealthy moved to Shelburne, in Chittenden Co., Vermont, by 1800, when they appear in the census there. Thomas appeared on the 1800 Federal Census of Shelburne, Chittenden Co., Vermont, with a household consisting of one male under age 10 (son John), two age 16 to 26 (Gideon and Stephen), and one over 45 (himself), and one female under 10 (daughter Nancy), two age 10 to 15 (Betsey and Mary), one 16 to 26 (Sally), and one over 45 (wife, Wealthy Ann Cobb.)13
     By 1810 Thomas and Wealthy had moved a few miles north, to Burlington, in the same county. Thomas appeared on the 1810 Federal Census of Burlington, Chittenden Co., Vermont, with a household consisting of one male age 10 to 16 (son John), and one over 45 (himself), and one females over 45 (wife, Wealthy Ann Cobb.)14
     Thomas appeared on the 1820 Federal Census of Burlington, Chittenden Co., Vermont, with a household consisting of one white male age10 to 16, one 16 to 26 (son John), and one over 45 (himself), and one female under age 10, and one over age 45 (wife Wealthy.)15
     He was educated as a minister, but became a school teacher, first in Connecticut, then in Vermont.2,16
     Thomas died on 20 Mar 1826 in Burlington, Vermont, at age 80.2,3

Citations

  1. [S2250] White, The Barbour Collection, Canterbury Vital Records, pg 170, citing vol 1 pg 176, marriage record.
  2. [S2452] Huntington, Genealogical Memoir of the Lo-Lathrop Family, pg 106.
  3. [S2606] Hall, Descendants of Governor William Bradford, pg 259.
  4. [S2452] Huntington, Genealogical Memoir of the Lo-Lathrop Family, pg 76.
  5. [S2606] Hall, Descendants of Governor William Bradford, pg 259, shows date, town, as Canterbury, and state.
  6. [S2452] Huntington, Genealogical Memoir of the Lo-Lathrop Family, pg 106, shows date, and shows parents settled in Norwich.
  7. [S2250] White, The Barbour Collection, Canterbury vital records, pp 230-1, shows his marriage record, but no birth record.
  8. [S2250] White, The Barbour Collection, Canterbury Vital Records, pg 170, citing vol 1 pg 176, marriage record, shows date.
  9. [S2452] Huntington, Genealogical Memoir of the Lo-Lathrop Family, pg 106, shows date.
  10. [S4241] "Vermont: Miscellaneous Censuses and Substitutes, 1778–1822, 1840," NewEnglandAncestors.org, record for Thomas Lathrop, 1787 "census record," citing page 289 vol S1a, shows town as Wells.
  11. [S2499] Thomas Lathrop household, 1790 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  12. [S2499] Thomas Lathrop household, 1790 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont, number of females is overwritten, apparently with a five and six, with the five appearing to be later. Since this census was actually taken after Vermont became a state in 1791, I am assuming this is because Nancy, who was born in Nov 1791 was initially counted and then excluded.
  13. [S2500] Thomas Lathrop household, 1800 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co., Vermont.
  14. [S2501] Thos Lathrop household, 1810 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co., Vermont.
  15. [S2498] Thomas Lathrop household, 1820 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co., Vermont.
  16. [S2606] Hall, Descendants of Governor William Bradford, pg 259, shows occupation in Connecticut and Vermont.
  17. [S2452] Huntington, Genealogical Memoir of the Lo-Lathrop Family, pg 148.
  18. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 44.