Minerva Jane Thatcher

1848–1891 (Age 42)
Clay, Missouri, United States

The Life of Minerva Jane

When Minerva Jane Thatcher was born on 22 September 1848, in Clay, Missouri, United States, her father, Daniel Thatcher, was 27 and her mother, Sarah A Berryman, was 21. She married John Claiborne Brasfield on 22 December 1864, in Platte, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Platte Township, Clay, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 19 March 1891, in Liberty, Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Platte, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Minerva Jane Thatcher
1848–1891
John Claiborne Brasfield
1841–1879
Marriage: 22 December 1864
Roy Brasfield
1865–1898
Daniel Brasfield
1865–1898
James W Brasfield
1866–
Morton Or Dock Brasfield
1868–
Eleanor Or Nellie Brasfield
1870–
Eleanor Jane Brasfield
1873–
John Stroud Brasfield
1874–1926
Morton Brasfield
1877–1914

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
22 December 1864
Platte, Missouri, United States
children

(8)

  • Roy Brasfield

    Male1865–1898Male

  • Daniel Brasfield

    Male1865–1898Male

  • James W Brasfield

    Male1866–Male

  • Morton Or Dock Brasfield

    Male1868–Male

  • Eleanor Or Nellie Brasfield

    Female1870–Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Daniel Thatcher

    Male1820–1888Male

  • Sarah A Berryman

    Female1827–1897Female

siblings

(5)

  • Eleven Baird Thatcher

    Male1846–1924Male

  • Female1848–1891Female

  • John William Thatcher

    Male1855–1911Male

  • Mary Lou Thatcher

    Female1859–1885Female

  • Thomas J Thatcher

    Male1862–1936Male

World Events (6)

1860

Age 12

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 24

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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 (2)

  • Minerva Brasfield in household of John C Brasfield, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Minerva Thatcher, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

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