Lathrop, Benjamin

Variant last names: Lothrop; Lothrop
honorificMr.
Birth: March 27, 1727 in Windham
Death: July 16, 1804 in Windham
Affiliation:

Seperates

Nationality:

American colonist.

Occupation:

Farmer, blacksmith, and minister.

Residence:

Windham (from 1726 to 1804)

Marital status:

Married Sybil Backus, July 8, 1751.

Biography:

Benjamin Lathrop was a farmer, blacksmith, and minister of a Separatist church that had seceded from the local Congregationalists; several independent congregations in Connecticut at this time were called "Seperates" or Seperatists. Lathrop was well known for his charity.

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Sources:

Huntington, E. B. A Genealogical Memoir of the Lo-Lathrop Family in This Country. Ridgefield, CT, 1884, p.90-91.