Catharine Thackeray

1858–
Canada

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Thackeray was born in 1858, in Canada, her father, Francis Thackeray, was 37 and her mother, Mary A Moore, was 26. She lived in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Francis Thackeray
1821–1896
Mary A Moore
1832–
Mary Etta Thackery
1846–1922
Ellen M Thackery
1853–1882
Francis William Thackeray
1856–1925
Catharine Thackeray
1858–
Ester Thackeray
1860–
Richard W. Thackeray
1863–1931

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869

Age 11

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1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 32

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Thackray in the parish of Great Timble, West Yorkshire, now submerged in Fewston reservoir. It was named with Old Norse þak ‘thatching’, ‘reeds’ + (v)rá ‘nook’, ‘corner’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Catharine Thackery in household of Frank Thackery, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catherine J Thackery in household of Ellen Hough, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Catharine Thackeray - Published information: Census record: birth-name: Catharine Thackeray

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