Leora Thatcher

1876–1954 (Age 78)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Leora

Leora Thatcher was born in 1876, in Connecticut, United States. She married William Wyckoff Astle about 1895, in Lebanon, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Clinton, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years and Clinton Township, Clinton, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States in 1940. She died in 1954, in Lebanon, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lebanon, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wyckoff Astle
Leora Thatcher
Marriage: about 1895
Edward Thatcher Astle

Spouse and Children

about 1895
Lebanon, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States


    Edward Thatcher Astle


World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · Pope Manufacturing Co. Begins Automobile Manufacturing

Age 0

Pope Manufacturing Company produced bicycles, motorcycles, and automobiles. The main office is located in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1915, the company ceased producing motorcycles.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a thatcher, someone who covered roofs in straw, from an agent derivative of Middle English thach(en) ‘to thatch’ (Old English þæccan ‘to cover or roof’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leora Astle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leora Astle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leora Astle in household of William W Astle, "United States Census, 1900"

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