Francis William Thackeray

24 January 1856–17 April 1925 (Age 69)
Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Francis William

When Francis William Thackeray was born on 24 January 1856, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Francis Thackeray, was 34 and his mother, Mary A Moore, was 24. He married Emma J Eckart about 1882. He died on 17 April 1925, in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States.

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Francis William Thackeray
Emma J Eckart
Marriage: about 1882

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1882
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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 11
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 19
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

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

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Frank Thackery in household of Frank Thackery, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Francis William Thackeray, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • F W Thackery, "United States Census, 1900"

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