Minnie Florence Thatcher

1873–1965 (Age 91)
Gerrardstown, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Minnie Florence

When Minnie Florence Thatcher was born on 28 February 1873, in Gerrardstown, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States, her father, Jonathan Newton Thatcher, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Emma Cushwa, was 24. She lived in Hedgesville, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 25 January 1965, in Berkeley, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Tuscarora Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Martinsburg, Berkeley, Virginia, United States.

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Jonathan Newton Thatcher
Margaret Emma Cushwa
Charles Wilson Thatcher
Minnie Florence Thatcher
Harlan Cushwa Thatcher
Nancy Elisabeth Thatcher

Parents & Siblings

  • Jonathan Newton Thatcher


  • Margaret Emma Cushwa




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 21

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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.

Sources (2)

  • Minnie F Thatcher in household of C W Thatcher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie F. Thatcher, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"

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