Mildred May Thatcher

1888–1947 (Age 59)
Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mildred May

When Mildred May Thatcher was born on 19 February 1888, in Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Alvin Ruiz Thatcher, was 32 and her mother, Mary Anna Connell, was 27. She married John Worcester Light on 28 November 1917, in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1910 and Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1930. She died on 11 December 1947, in Takoma Park, Montgomery, Maryland, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mildred May Thatcher
John Worcester Light
Marriage: 28 November 1917

Spouse & Children

28 November 1917
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Alvin Ruiz Thatcher


  • Mary Anna Connell




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Daughters of the American Revolution Founded

Age 2

"On October 11, 1890, the ""Daughters of the American Revolution"" is founded by Mary Desha, Mary Smith Lockwood, Ellen Hardin Walworth, and Eugenia Washington."

Age 16

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mildred M Thatcher in household of Elvin R Thatcher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mildred Light in household of John W Light, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred M Light in household of John W Light, "United States Census, 1930"

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