Elizabeth Thrasher

Female12 April 1871–13 March 1923

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Thrasher was born on 12 April 1871, in Westmeath, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, her father, Abraham Thrasher, was 38 and her mother, Jane Harriet Horricks, was 31. She married William Leach Salter on 15 October 1890, in Perretton, Whitewater Region, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada in 1901. She died on 13 March 1923, in Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 51, and was buried in Westmeath, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Leach Salter
1864–1935
Elizabeth Thrasher
1871–1923
Marriage: 15 October 1890
Alice L. Salter
1893–
Walter Stanley Salter
1895–1949
Lloyd Alton Salter
1908–
Stuart Emerson Salter
1911–1964

Sources (11)

  • Elizabeth Thrasher in household of Abraham Thrasher, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Thrasher, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Elizabeth Thrasher, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1890Perretton, Whitewater Region, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (16)

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    World Events (3)

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 12

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

    Age 15

    In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 35

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English thressher ‘thresher’, a derivative of Old English therscan, threscan, thryscan ‘to thresh’.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German Drescher .

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

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