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

Spouse and Children



    Delia Thayer


    Cordelia Thayer


    Charles Thayer


    Jane Thayer


    Stephen Herbert Thayer


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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.
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.

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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