Lathrop, Joshua

last name (variants): Lothrop
Birth: May 8, 1723 in Norwich, CT
Death: October 29, 1807 in Norwich, CT
Affiliation

Yale College

Education

Studied at Yale College, graduating in 1743.

Nationality

Anglo-American.

Occupation

Merchant and druggist.

Residence(s)
  • Norwich (from 1723 to 1782)
Marital status

Married Hannah Gardiner, May 21, 1748; after her death in 1750, he married Mercy Eells on November 5, 1761.

Biography

With his brother Daniel Lathrop, Joshua Lathrop owned a mercantile and pharmacy in Norwich, Connecticut. The Lathrops advanced fiscal support for Samson Occom's fundraising trip to Great Britain.

Sources

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