Mildred Elverna Thatcher

1920–2005 (Age 85)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Mildred Elverna

When Mildred Elverna Thatcher was born on 21 September 1920, in Minnesota, United States, her father, William Roy Thatcher, was 26 and her mother, Alverna Turner, was 17. She died on 20 September 2005, in Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 84.

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Mildred Elverna Thatcher
1920–2005
Ernst Albert Haring
1910–2000

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 11

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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 (3)

  • Mildred E Thatcher in household of Elverna Thatcher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred E Thatcher in household of Robert Bates, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred Elverna Or Milly Haring, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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