Mina Thatcher

1867–1947 (Age 79)
Isabella, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mina

When Mina Thatcher was born on 9 April 1867, in Isabella, Michigan, United States, her father, Joel Thatcher, was 45 and her mother, Henrietta Louisa Clewell, was 39. She married Samuel Edward Gates in January 1891, in Isabella, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Lincoln Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States for about 60 years. She died on 2 February 1947, in Isabella, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lincoln Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mina Thatcher
Samuel Edward Gates
Marriage: January 1891
Chester Orlando Gates
Pearl Irene Gates

Spouse & Children

January 1891
Isabella, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Joel Thatcher


  • Henrietta Louisa Clewell




  • John Thatcher


  • Mary Thatcher


  • Female1859–1906Female

  • Linus or Lewis Thatcher


  • Female1867–1947Female

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 12

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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.

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)

  • Mina Gates in household of Samuel E Gates, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mina Gates in household of Samuel Gates, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mina Thatcher in household of Joel Thatcher, "United States Census, 1880"

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