Lathrop, Benjamin

last name (variants): Lothrop; Lothrop
honorific(s): Mr.
Birth: March 27, 1727 in Windham
Death: July 16, 1804 in Windham
Affiliation

Seperates

Nationality

American colonist.

Occupation

Farmer, blacksmith, and minister.

Residence(s)
  • 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.

Sources

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