Milton C. Thayer

14 January 1851–
West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Milton C.

When Milton C. Thayer was born on 14 January 1851, in West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Richard Franklin Thayer, was 25 and his mother, Abigail Hartwell Wheeler, was 26. He married Deborah Reed Gurney Willis on 12 February 1885, in West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years.

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Milton C. Thayer
1851–
Deborah Reed Gurney Willis
1868–1946
Marriage: 12 February 1885
Frank Milton Thayer
1887–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 February 1885
West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
children

(1)

    Frank Milton Thayer

    Male1887–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 12

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 31

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Variant of French Taillier, derived from Old French taillere, an oblique case of tailleur ‘tailor’ ( see Taylor ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Milton C Thayer in household of Richard F Thayer, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Milton C Thayer in household of Richard F Thayer, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Milton C Thayor in household of Richard F Thayor, "United States Census, 1870"

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