Lorenzo Ditmon Thatcher

10 January 1885–20 April 1954 (Age 69)
Wyoming, Stark, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lorenzo Ditmon

When Lorenzo Ditmon Thatcher was born on 10 January 1885, in Wyoming, Stark, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Wesley Thatcher, was 27 and his mother, Lucy J Ditman, was 24. He married Rose Belle Hill in 1931. He lived in Stark, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Elmira Township, Stark, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 20 April 1954, in Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, Stark, Illinois, United States.

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Lorenzo Ditmon Thatcher
Rose Belle Hill
Marriage: 1931

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

Age 19

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Lorenzo Thatcher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lorenzo D Thatcher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lorenzo D Thatcher, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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