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Samuel Lathrop was born 22 November 1756 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut to Elisha Lathrop (1713-1787) and Hannah Hough (1725-1807) and died 12 January 1821 Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire of unspecified causes. He married Lois Huntington (1765-1846) 15 May 1786 .

Biography

Samuel Lathrop, who was born in 1756 in Norwich, Connecticut and married Lois Huntington.

Lathrop Ancestry

Samuel’s parents were Elisha and Hannah Hough, who were married in 1743. Elisha’s parrents were Samuel, born in Norwich in 1692, and Elizabeth Waterman. Samuel’s father was Israel, born in 1659, who married Rebecca Bliss.

Israel was the son of Samuel Lathrop, who was born in England, and arrived in Scituate, Massachusetts in 1634 on the ship Griffin with his father, the Reverend John Lathop. Samuel was married by his father in 1644 in Barnstable to Elizabeth Scudder.

His sister Jane was married to Samuel Fuller by Miles Standish.

Rev. John Lathrop was the pastor of the First Church in Scituate until 1639, when he moved further south to Barnstable, Massachusetts. He is considered the founder of Barnstable.

In England, Rev. John was the second pastor of the Independent (Congregational) Church in London. King Charles I was in a conflict with Parliament, which was supported by Puritans, Presbyterians, and Independents. These religious dissenters were persecuted and imprisoned; Rev John was in jail from 1632 to 1634, during which his wife, Hannah House, died. On his release he left for North America, with his son Samuel.


Battle of Bunker Hill

Lathrop volunteered in 1774 (Age 18) in the cause of the American colonies against the English, and was injured in the battle of Bunker Hill.

Samuel and Lois lived in Lebanon, New Hampshire.




Children



Offspring of Samuel Lathrop and Lois Huntington (1765-1846)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anna Lathrop (1782-1842)
Alameda Lathrop (1787-1824)
Lois Lathrop (1788-1878) 24 September 1788 Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire 23 March 1878 Oakdale, Washington County, Minnesota Alpheus Cutler (1783-1864)
Elisha Lathrop (1790-1837)
Alvira Lathrop (1792-1821)
William Lathrop (1796-)
Sallie Lathrop (1798-1882)
Avera Lathrop (1800-1841)
Maria Jefferson Lathrop (1804-)
Jedediah Hyde Lathrop (1806-) 5 July 1806 Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire Mariana Bryan (1808-)










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