Grace Eleanor Thistlethwaite

1867–1953 (Age 86)
Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Grace Eleanor

When Grace Eleanor Thistlethwaite was born on 27 April 1867, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States, her father, Henry Jefferson Thistlethwaite, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Emiline Moore, was 23. She married Johnathon L Timmons on 3 February 1885, in Sheridan, Hamilton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Adams Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Marion Township, Boone, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 June 1953, in Big Springs, Boone, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Sheridan, Hamilton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grace Eleanor Thistlethwaite
Johnathon L Timmons
Marriage: 3 February 1885
Maud L Timmons
Claud Ora Timmons
Opal Merle Timmons
Baby Timmons

Spouse & Children

3 February 1885
Sheridan, Hamilton, Indiana, United States


  • Maud L Timmons


  • Male1889–1956Male

  • Female1891–1968Female

  • Baby Timmons


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Jefferson Thistlethwaite


  • Sarah Emiline Moore




World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Grace E Timmons in household of John L Timmons, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace E Thistelthwait in household of Henry Thistelthwait, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Gracie Thistlethwait in household of Harry Thistlethwait, "United States Census, 1880"

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