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Family of Benjamin VEAZIE and Mary THAYER

Benjamin VEAZIE b. 1719 May 232852 at Braintree, MA2852. d. 1802 Mar 7859 at Braintree, MA859.
Mary THAYER b. 1719/20 Feb 272852 at Braintree, MA2852.

Married829 1743 Apr 8829 at Braintree, MA829.

Benjamin is likely the Benjamin Veasey, Braintree, mentioned5206 in Mass. Soldiers and Sailors, p 303, as a private in Capt Silas Wild's (Braintree) company of minute-men, which assembled Apr 19, 1775; service 9 days. Also likely the Benjamin Veazey, Braintree, private in Capt. Seth Turner's (Independent) co., enlisted May 8, 1775; service, 8 months, 1 week, 6 days. Also possibly Benjamin Veazie, private, Capt. Ebenezer Thayer 3d's (Independent) co. of Braintree; enlisted Jan 1, 1776; discharged Feb 14, 1776; service, 1 month, 14 days - though the latter service overlaps several days with the prior mention.

Sprague841 has extracts of Capt. John Thayer's will ([4890]: "To my three daughters Mary Vesey, Lydia Copeland, Judith Wild my household goods, to Mary & Judith all upland I may leave.." Sprague also has Lydia, dau of John and Lydia Thayer, with same birth and baptism dates - a twin? of Mary.

Child 8. Mary

Mary (b 1756) Sprague: died in 1826, single. That is confirmed in an affidavit4832 deposed by her niece, Mary (Veazie) White.

Child 10. Elizabeth

From the Braintree VR, of the twins Elizabeth and Susannah: "both soon deceased"

Child 11. Susannah

From the Braintree VR, of the twins Elizabeth and Susannah: "both soon deceased"

Child 12. Susanna

Susanna (b 1760) Sprague: died single. In an affidavit4832, Susan's niece Mary (Veazie) White stated her aunt Susan died unmarried in 1805.

Children of Benjamin VEAZIE and Mary THAYER:

1. Lemuel VEAZIE567 b. 1743 Jul 3567 at Braintree, MA567. d. 1825 Jun 7950 at Boston, MA950. bd. Elm St Cem, Braintree, MA841.
md. Sarah ABBOTT
2. Benjamin VEAZIE567 b. 1745 Feb 9567 at Braintree, MA567. d. 1814 Jun 28947 at Providence, RI947. bd. North Burial Ground, Providence, RI840.
md. Abigail WINSLOW
3. Henry VEAZIE567 b. 1746 Oct 25567 at Braintree, MA567.
4. Sarah VEAZIE567 b. 1749 Apr 13567 at Braintree, MA567. d. 1837 Aug841 at Boston, MA841.
md. Gaius THAYER
5. John VEAZIE567 b. 1750 Dec 12567 at Braintree, MA567. d. 1813 Feb4513.
md. Martha HOPKINS
6. Silas VEAZIE b. 1752 Oct 29567 at Braintree, MA567. d. 1826 Nov 19859 at Braintree, MA859.
md. Abigail Saunders WALKER
7. Mary VEAZIE567 b. 1754 Dec 7567 at Braintree, MA567. d. 1755 Jun 21567 at Braintree, MA567.
8. Mary VEAZIE567 b. 1756 May 17567 at Braintree, MA567. d. 1826841.
9. Joseph VEAZIE567 b. 1756 May 17567 at Braintree, MA567. d. 1817 May 6859 at Braintree, MA859. bd. Elm St Cem of (formerly) Old Braintree, MA880.
md. Mary COPELAND
10. Elizabeth (twin) VEAZIE b. 1758 Oct 29567 at Braintree, MA567. d. at Braintree, MA567.
11. Susannah (twin) VEAZIE567 b. 1758 Oct 29567 at Braintree, MA567. d. at Braintree, MA567.
12. Susanna VEAZIE567 b. 1760 Aug 4567 at Braintree, MA567. d. 1807841.

567. Massachusetts, Braintree Vital Records Births; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dyer/braintre.htm
829. NEHG Register Vol 60, 1906 Niles' Marriages, 41
840. Gravestone inscriptions - www.findagrave.com
841. Genealogy of the Families of Braintree, Mass. 1640-1850, Waldo Chamberlain Sprague - CD, NEHGS, Picton Press
859. Massachusetts, Braintree, Vital Records and Church Records of (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006)
880. Cemetery Transcriptions from the NEHGS Manuscript Collections. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org)
947. Rhode Island Vital Records, 16361850. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org)
950. Massachusetts, Boston Deaths, 1799-1825, Record of, in Boston, Mass. Manuscript. R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org)
2852. Massachusetts, Braintree Records, Samuel A Bates, Esq., Town Clerk of Braintree, Mass., Daniel H Huxford, Printer, Randolph, Mass: 1886; www.archive.org
4513. Affidavit - Veazie, Samuel, grandson of John Veazie, affidavit signed April 24, 1865, from the probate records of Joseph Veazie, Rhode Island Wills and Probate; www.ancestry.com
4832. Affidavit - White, Mary, affidavit signed July 8, 1867, Weymouth, MA, from the probate records of Joseph Veazie, Rhode Island Wills and Probate; www.ancestry.com
5206. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, Vol 16, Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., State Printers, 1907