Russell Leroy Thatcher

19 October 1934–22 February 1996 (Age 61)
Green Township, Adams, Ohio, United States

The Life of Russell Leroy

When Russell Leroy Thatcher was born on 19 October 1934, in Green Township, Adams, Ohio, United States, his father, Homer Drennen Thatcher, was 41 and his mother, Lula Etna Baker, was 36. He married Cleda Bailey on 25 November 1952, in West Union, Tiffin Township, Adams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 February 1996, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Smithville, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Russell Leroy Thatcher
1934–1996
Cleda Bailey
1932–2001
Marriage: 25 November 1952
Sandra Kay Thatcher
1957–2013
Stacey Lee Thatcher
1963–1981
Stewart David Thatcher
1965–2015
Shelley Lynn Thatcher
1966–2004

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 November 1952
West Union, Tiffin Township, Adams, Ohio, United States
children

(4)

    Sandra Kay Thatcher

    Female1957–2013Female

    Male1963–1981Male

    Stewart David Thatcher

    Male1965–2015Male

    Shelley Lynn Thatcher

    Female1966–2004Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Roy Newton Thatcher

    Male1916–1967Male

    George Homer Thatcher

    Male1918–1987Male

    Emma Margarette Thatcher

    Female1920–1921Female

    Sherman Edward Thatcher

    Male1921–1977Male

    Mary Mae Thatcher

    Female1923–Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 8

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 17

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Russell Thatcher in household of George Thatcher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Russell Leroy Thatcher, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Russell Leroy Thatcher, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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