Evelyn Ada Thayer

10 September 1894–2 March 1985 (Age 90)
Braintree, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Evelyn Ada

When Evelyn Ada Thayer was born on 10 September 1894, in Braintree, Orange, Vermont, United States, her father, Edward Everett Thayer, was 27 and her mother, Gertrude Melissa Blanchard, was 24. She married Joseph Luther Bradley on 30 June 1920, in Richmond, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 March 1985, at the age of 90, and was buried in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States.

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Joseph Luther Bradley
Evelyn Ada Thayer
Marriage: 30 June 1920
Evelyn G. Bradley
Luther Thayer Bradley

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  • Marriage
    30 June 1920Richmond, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War
    Age 4
    Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 24
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    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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    Sources (9)

    • Evelyn A Bradley in household of E E Roper, "Florida State Census, 1935"
    • Evalynn Bradley in household of Luther Bradley, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Evelyn Ada Thayer Bradley, "Florida, Births and Christenings, 1880-1935"

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