Aaron Thayer

25 January 1792–18 September 1856 (Age 64)
Fairfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Thayer was born on 25 January 1792, in Fairfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Stephen Thayer, was 26 and his mother, Anna Twitchell, was 21. He married Cynthia Briggs in 1819. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 18 September 1856, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Thayer
1792–1856
Cynthia Briggs
1798–1848
Marriage: 1819
Delia Thayer
1820–
Cordelia Thayer
1822–1882
Charles Thayer
1824–
Jane Thayer
1830–
Stephen Herbert Thayer
1839–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1819
children

(5)

    Delia Thayer

    Female1820–Female

    Cordelia Thayer

    Female1822–1882Female

    Charles Thayer

    Male1824–Male

    Jane Thayer

    Female1830–Female

    Stephen Herbert Thayer

    Male1839–1906Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

Variant of French Taillier, derived from Old French taillere, an oblique case of tailleur ‘tailor’ ( see Taylor ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Aaron Thayer in entry for Stephen Thayer and Mary Duck, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Aaron Thayer in entry for Stephen Thayer and Annie Short, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Aaron Thayer in entry for Stephen Thayer and Annie Short, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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