Catharine Ann Thayer

about 1858–before 1915 (Age 57)
New York, United States

The Life of Catharine Ann

Catharine Ann Thayer was born about 1858, in New York, United States. She married Homer Kearny Nichols on 28 October 1877, in Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin Territory, United States in 1905. She died before 1915, at the age of 56.

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Homer Kearny Nichols
Catharine Ann Thayer
Marriage: 28 October 1877
Edwin Nichols

Spouse and Children

28 October 1877
Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States


World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 17

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Catherine Nichols in household of Homer Nichols, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Catherine Tongstaff in entry for Nicholas, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"
  • Katharine Thayer Nichols in entry for Edwin Nichols and Clara Lande, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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