Elvira Thorne

Female12 September 1805–23 February 1879

Brief Life History of Elvira

Elvira Thorne was born on 12 September 1805, in Greene, New York, United States. She married Hiram S Losee about 1823, in Greene, Greene, Chenango, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 February 1879, in Greenville, Greene, New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Greenville, Greene, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram S Losee
Elvira Thorne
Marriage: about 1823
Rachel Ann Losee
William H Losee
Adaline Losee
Jonathan H. Losee

Sources (5)

  • Elvira Losee in household of Hiram Losee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elvira Thorn Losee, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elvira Losee in household of Hyram H Losee, "New York State Census, 1875"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1823Greene, Greene, Chenango, New York, United States
  • Children (4)

    World Events (7)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 7

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 20

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly southern): variant of Thorn 1.

    Irish: adopted for various Irish names containing an element meaning ‘thorn’. Compare Thornton .

    Swedish (mainly Thörne): ornamental or perhaps topographic name from törne ‘rose bush’ or thorn, an ornamental spelling of torn ‘thorn bush’.

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

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