Thomas Herd

1 November 1882–4 December 1953 (Age 71)
Peoria, Union, Ohio, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Herd was born on 1 November 1882, in Peoria, Union, Ohio, United States, his father, John Quincy Herd, was 33 and his mother, Isadora A. Barlow, was 29. He married Nellie A Wygle on 8 August 1909, in Union, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Marysville, Union, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Marysville, Paris Township, Union, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 4 December 1953, in Union, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Marysville, Union, Ohio, United States.

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Thomas Herd
Nellie A Wygle
Marriage: 8 August 1909
Eugene W Hurd
Jerry Lowel Herd
Max E Herd
Richard Wendell Hurd

Spouse and Children

8 August 1909
Union, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

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 Scottish and English: variant spelling of Heard .2 Dutch: variant of Herder .3 Dutch: from Middle Dutch hert, herte ‘hart’, ‘stag’; probably a nickname for someone who was fleet of foot, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a deer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Herd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas C Hurd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Herd, "United States Census, 1940"

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