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Israel Lathrop was born October 1659 in Paquonock Bridge, Wallingford, New London County, Connecticut, United States to Samuel Lathrop (c1623-c1700) and Elizabeth Scudder (1622-1682) and died 28 March 1733 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States of unspecified causes. He married Rebecca Bliss (1663-1737) 5 April 1685 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States. William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.

Biography

Israel Lathrop settled in Norwich CT where he acquired considerable wealth and had a number of sons who were also thrifty and enterprising.

Born in October, 1659, and married April 8, 1686, Rebecca Bliss, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth -------- Bliss, who went from Saybrook to Norwich. Her grandfather was Thomas Bliss, Sen., of Hartford. They settled in Norwich.

His rank among his townsmen in 1730, when all the freemen were enrolled, was next to his brother Samuel. He was a man of worldly thrift, and had a family of enterprising sons, who are said to have planted themselves on seven hills within the old nine-miles square of Norwich.

Gravestone of Israel Lathrop at Old Norwichtown Cemetery.

He died March 28, 1733, and she Aug. 22, 1737. His headstone in old Norwich Town burial ground is the oldest one now there with an inscription on it. It gives us this tribute to his worth: " Here lies buried ye body of Mr. Israel Lothrup, ye Husband of Mrs. Rebekah Lothrup, who lived a life of exemplary piety & left ye Earth for Heaven Mar. ye 28, 1733, in ye 73d year of' his age. "



Children


Offspring of Israel Lathrop and Rebecca Bliss (1663-1737)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Israel Lathrop (1687-1758) 1 February 1687 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States 22 March 1758 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States Mary Fellows (c1686-1747)
William Lathrop (1688-1778) 20 September 1688 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States 27 September 1778 New London County, Connecticut, United States Sarah Huntington (1688-1730)
Mary Kelly (1695-1760)
Pheba French (1688-)
John Lathrop (1690-1752)
Samuel Lathrop (1692-1753) 12 July 1692 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut 31 August 1753 Bozrah, New London County, Connecticut Elizabeth Waterman (1696-1773)
Rebecca Lathrop (1695-1774) 20 April 1695 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States 27 April 1774 Isaac Huntington (1688-1764)
Martha Lathrop (1696-1775) 15 November 1696 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States 16 October 1775 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States Simon Lathrop (1689-1774)
Mary Lathrop (1696-1775)
Benjamin Lathrop (1699-1774) 21 July 1699 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States 20 October 1774 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, United States Mary Adgate (1694-1740)
Ebenezer Lathrop (1703-1781) 7 February 1702 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States 28 January 1781 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States Lydia Leffingwell (1706-1766)
Jabez Lathrop (1706-1796) 11 January 1706 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut 11 February 1796 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Elizabeth Burnham (1711-1730)
Delight Otis (1706-1747)



Siblings


Offspring of Samuel Lathrop (c1623-c1700) and Elizabeth Scudder (1622-1682)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Lathrop (1645-1688) December 1646 New London, New London County, Connecticut 26 August 1688 Norwich, Connecticut Ruth Royce (1645-1732)
Elizabeth Lathrop (1648-1686) 27 March 1648 Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 1689 Isaac Royce (1643-1681)
Joseph Thompson (1664-1711)
Bethia Lathrop (1649-) 1649 New London, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Samuel Lathrop (1649-1732) 6 March 1649 New London, New London County, Connecticut, United States 9 December 1732 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States Hannah Adgate (1653-1695)
Mary Reynolds (1664-1728)
Sarah Lathrop (1655-1706) October 1655 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States 11 November 1706 Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States Nathaniel Royce (1639-1726)
Martha Lathrop (1657-1719) 4 January 1657 New London, New London County, Connecticut, United States 21 September 1719 Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States John Moss (1650-1717)
Israel Lathrop (1659-1733) October 1659 Paquonock Bridge, Wallingford, New London County, Connecticut, United States 28 March 1733 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States Rebecca Bliss (1663-1737)
Joseph Lathrop (1661-1740) 1 October 1661 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States 5 July 1740 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States Mary Scudder (1663-1695)
Elizabeth Waterhouse (1672-1726)
Martha Morgan (1680-1754)
Deborah Lathrop (1664-1756) 1664 Edgartown, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States 17 June 1756 Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, United States Simon Newcomb (1665-1745)
Abigail Lathrop (1665-1745) 11 May 1665 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States 19 November 1745 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States John Huntington (c1666-1732)
Samuel Baker (c1660-c1714)
Anne Lathrop (1667-1745) 7 August 1667 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut 19 November 1745 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut William Hough (1657-1705)
Jane Lathrop (1670-) 1670 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States

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Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • New England Families Genealogical and Memorial Record - Vol 3 - pg 1332-33.



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