Elvira Thorne

12 September 1805–23 February 1879 (Age 73)
Greene, New York, United States

The Life 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

Spouse and Children

    Hiram S Losee



about 1823
Greene, Greene, Chenango, New York, United States



    William H Losee


    Adaline Losee


    Jonathan H. Losee


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

1 English (mainly southern): variant spelling of Thorn 1.2 Swedish: ornamental name from thorn, an ornamental spelling of torn ‘thorn bush’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elvira Losee in household of Hiram Losee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elvira Losee in household of Hyram H Losee, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Elvina Losee in household of Hiram S Losee, "New York State Census, 1865"

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