GENEALOGY for THAYER (marriages include: BAYLES, BLAZIER, BROWN, BUNTON, COVERT, CRAMER, ELSTON, INGLES, LAMB, MALLORY, MATTESON, McCLENDON, MOORE, NOSS, ROELEY, SIDES, SNEATH, TAYLOR, TEDROW, TRUITT, WATERBURY, and WEST). I seek to exchange genealogical information with descendants of Benjamin THAYER (b 1809 in Randolph Co, NC; d 1864 Franklin Co., KS; m Cynthia Wray 1819-1911) or of any of his 12 children: Adam Clark THAYER (b 1836 NC, d 1883 Franklin Co., KS); Ruffin Dudley THAYER (b 1838 NC, d 1901 Franklin Co., KS m Hannah Matteson); William Dawson THAYER (b 1840 NC, d 1912 Franklin Co., KS. m Mary Matilda Noss); Caroline THAYER (b 1842 NC, d 1902 Franklin Co. KS m Grant Moore); Maranda THAYER (b 1844 NC d abt 1868 Franklin Co. KS); Cassanda THAYER (b 1846 NC, d 1913 Franklin Co., KS m John Smith Mallory); Henry Clay THAYER (b 1848 NC d 1894 Franklin Co., KS, m Julia Lamb); Rufus King THAYER (b 1850 NC d ?); Mary THAYER (b 1853 NC, d 1928 OK m Lorenzo Henry Brown); Sidney Banks THAYER (b 1855 NC d ?); Sara Jane THAYER (b 1859 MO, d ? m John Cramer); Tabitha Anna THAYER (b 1863 Franklin Co, KS, d ? m I.C. West). Benjamin THAYER migrated from Randolph County, NC to KS about 1858 settling in Le Loup, Franklin County. Benjamin THAYER’s father was James THAYER 1780 - 1834 who was my great great grandfather and the father of my great grandfather Wyatt THAYER. Benjamin’s sons fought for the North during the Civil War and the sons of his brothers, including my own grandfather, were in the Confederate army. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Don Thayer.