Mildred Esther Thatcher

1912–1972 (Age 59)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mildred Esther

When Mildred Esther Thatcher was born on 14 August 1912, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, Elza James Thatcher, was 26 and her mother, Wilda Long, was 23. She died in 1972, at the age of 60.

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Elza James Thatcher
Wilda Long
Irma Angel Thatcher
Wilda Clare Thatcher
James Elza Thatcher
Mildred Esther Thatcher
Louise K Thatcher
John Wesley Thatcher
Kenneth A Thatcher

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 1

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 17

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 Thatcher in household of James Thatcher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred E Thatcher in household of Elza J Thatcher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred Thatcher in household of Elza Thatcher, "United States Census, 1920"

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