John Henry Thrasher

16 August 1916–June 2001 (Age 84)
Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of John Henry

When John Henry Thrasher was born on 16 August 1916, in Arkansas, United States, his father, John Henry Thrasher, was 43 and his mother, Bertha Etmous Osborn, was 28. He lived in De View Township, Woodruff, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Hensley, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States in 2010. He died in June 2001, in Tracy, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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John Henry Thrasher
Bertha Etmous Osborn
Arlie I Thrasher
Elbert Edward Thrasher
Susie Edna Thrasher
Annie Mae Thrasher
Ora Lee Thrasher
Aaron Roscoe Thrasher
John Henry Thrasher
William Lowell Thrasher
B. E. Thrasher
Nowell A Thrasher
Alpha Omega Thrasher
Dorothy Veletta Thrasher

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World Events (8)

Age 1
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting
Age 6
In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
Age 25
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name from Middle English thressher ‘thresher’, a derivative of Old English þerscan, þrescan, þryscan ‘to thresh’.2 Translated form of German Drescher .

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

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Sources (6)

  • J H Thrasher in household of John Thrasher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J H Tharasher in household of John H Tharasher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J H Thrasher in entry for John H Mccrory Thrasher, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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