Ebenezer Thayne Jr

5 January 1820–20 December 1880 (Age 60)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Thayne Jr was born on 5 January 1820, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Ebenezer Thayne Sr, was 34 and his mother, Janet Gevitt Lochead, was 26. He married Nancy Cunningham on 13 October 1846, in Townsend, Norfolk, Canada West, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 and Show Low, Apache, Arizona, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 20 December 1880, in Snowflake, Apache, Arizona, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in R V Mike Ramsay Memorial Cemetery, Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Thayne Jr
Nancy Cunningham
Marriage: 13 October 1846
Martha Jane Thayne
Jeanette Thayne
Mary Thayne
Joseph Edgar Thayne
Henry Thayne
Miriam Catherine Thayne
Myron Thayne
Moroni Thayne
Eliza Thayne

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1846Townsend, Norfolk, Canada West, British Colonial America
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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 5
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 16
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Fife) and English (Norfolk): variant of Thain .

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

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    Biographical Sketch of Llewellyn Harris - by his daughter, Sybil Harris Johnson

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    Sources (18)

    • Ebenezer Thayn, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ebenezer Thayne in entry for Moroni Thayne, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Ebenezer Thayne, "United States Census, 1870"

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