Elmer Timothy Thistlethwaite

1862–1943 (Age 81)
Centerville, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elmer Timothy

When Elmer Timothy Thistlethwaite was born on 18 March 1862, in Centerville, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Thistlethwaite, was 46 and his mother, Mary Farquhar, was 35. He married Elizabeth Eleanor Watkins on 2 February 1888, in Washington, Washington, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and East Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 11 May 1943, in Centerville, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Centerville, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Timothy Thistlethwaite
1862–1943
Elizabeth Eleanor Watkins
1865–1948
Marriage: 2 February 1888
Lucille M Thistlewaite
1889–1953
Ima Thistlewaite
1890–1980
Bessie L. Thistlewaite
1896–1895
Miles Lee Thistlethwaite
1898–1964
Mary Thistlethwaite
1899–
Harold E Thistlethwait
1907–1963

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1888
Washington, Washington, Texas, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Thistlethwaite

    Male1815–1887Male

  • Mary Farquhar

    Female1826–1895Female

siblings

(8)

  • Margaret Thistlethwaite

    Female1849–1922Female

  • Hannah Thistlethwaite

    Female1851–1930Female

  • Male1862–1943Male

  • Linnie Thistlethwaite

    Female1864–1901Female

  • Carrie Thistlethwaite

    Female1864–1932Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 1

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Emor T Thistlethwaite in household of Samuel Thistlethwaite, "United States Census, 1880"
  • E T Thistlewaite, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elmor Thistlethwaite in household of Samuel Thistlethwaite, "United States Census, 1870"

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