Minnie Amelia Thatcher

1890–1972 (Age 81)
Warrenville, Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Minnie Amelia

When Minnie Amelia Thatcher was born on 9 November 1890, in Warrenville, Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Thatcher, was 33 and her mother, Amelia Fear, was 33. She married George Worthington White in 1920, in East Hampton, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Sterling, Windham, Connecticut, United States in 1910 and East Hampton, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States in 1920. She died on 6 October 1972, in West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Minnie Amelia Thatcher
George Worthington White
Marriage: 1920
Charlotte White
George Kilbourne White

Spouse & Children

East Hampton, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States


  • Charlotte White


  • George Kilbourne White


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1857–1922Male

  • Amelia Fear




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 10

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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.

Story Highlight

Minnie Amelia Thatcher

Minnie Amelia Thatcher was the daughter of Samuel Thatcher who was a Methodist Minister at the time that his daughter was married. Please refer to the obituary attached to Samuel Thatcher.

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Lebaron in household of Shandon Lebaron, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie A White in household of George W White, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie Carpenter in household of Samuel Thatcher, "United States Census, 1920"

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