Walter Thrall

2 May 1794–7 April 1885 (Age 90)
Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Walter

When Walter Thrall was born on 2 May 1794, in Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Jesse Thrall, was 28 and his mother, Mehitable Rose, was 25. He married Harriet Mulliken on 18 April 1820. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 7 April 1885, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Thrall
Harriet Mulliken
Marriage: 18 April 1820
Reuben Rose Thrall
Lucien G. Thrall
George E Thrall
Harriet Melissa Thrall
Mary Abagail Thrall

Spouse and Children

18 April 1820


Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Thrall





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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 9

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 40

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Name Meaning

English: status name from Old English þrǣl ‘thrall’, ‘serf’ (from Old Norse þræll).

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

Sources (3)

  • Walter Thrall, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Walter Thrall, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Walter Thrall in entry for Mary Thrall Phinney, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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