Aaron Thayer

Male25 January 1792–18 September 1856

Brief Life History 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, in Rome, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 64.

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Aaron Thayer
Cynthia Briggs
Marriage: 1819
Delia Thayer
Cordelia Thayer
Charles Thayer
Jane Thayer
Stephen Herbert Thayer

Sources (4)

  • Aaron Thayer in entry for Stephen Thayer and Mary Duck, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Will of Joseph Briggs

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    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.

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 5

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.


    Age 20

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

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire and Somerset): from Middle English the eir ‘the heir’ with fused definite article. See Ayer .

    History: Sylvanus Thayer (1785–1872), military engineer, an early superintendant of the US Military Academy at West Point, was born in Braintree, MA, into a family of English origin.

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

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