Annie Rebecca Thrasher

17 July 1881–2 July 1954 (Age 73)
Brooks, Georgia, United States

The Life of Annie Rebecca

When Annie Rebecca Thrasher was born on 17 July 1881, in Brooks, Georgia, United States, her father, Jesse Whitfield Thrasher, was 26 and her mother, Mary Jane McMullen, was 21. She lived in District 1412, Brooks, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 July 1954, in Brooks, Georgia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Brooks, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Whitfield Thrasher
1855–1926
Mary Jane McMullen
1859–1909
William Cloud Thrasher
1879–1960
Annie Rebecca Thrasher
1881–1954
West Roundtree Thrasher
1883–1953
Lloyd Zeno Thrasher
1885–1938
John Patterson Thrasher
1887–1973
Mary Whitfield Thrasher
1888–1972
Joel Allen Thrasher
1891–1929
Jesse Wade Thrasher
1894–1977
Wallace D. Thrasher
1896–1904
Mattie Lee Thrasher
1899–2002
Jennie McMullen Thrasher
1904–1991

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Whitfield Thrasher

    Male1855–1926Male

    Mary Jane McMullen

    Female1859–1909Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 12

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name from Middle English thressher ‘thresher’, a derivative of Old English þerscan, þrescan, þryscan ‘to thresh’.2 Translated form of German Drescher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annie Thrasher in household of May T Ramsey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Abbie Thrasher in household of Whit Thrasher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Annie B Thrasher in household of Jessie W Thrasher Sr., "United States Census, 1910"

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