Charlotte May Thayer

Brief Life History of Charlotte May

When Charlotte May Thayer was born on 30 June 1903, in Port Lavaca, Calhoun, Texas, United States, her father, Gilbert Richard Thayer, was 35 and her mother, Harriet Adele Reeves, was 30. She married John Olin Bates on 29 September 1925, in Christ Church, Harris, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Callahan, Texas, United States in 1910 and Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States for about 46 years. She died in October 1986, in Hubbard, Hill, Texas, United States, at the age of 83.

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John Olin Bates
Charlotte May Thayer
Marriage: 29 September 1925
John O Bates
Mary Gene Bates

Sources (12)

  • Charlotte Bates, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charlotte Thayer, "Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973"
  • Charlotte Bates, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.


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Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire and Somerset): from Middle English the eir ‘the heir’ with fused definite article. See Ayer .

History: Sylvanus Thayer (1785–1872), military engineer, an early superintendant of the US Military Academy at West Point, was born in Braintree, MA, into a family of English origin.

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

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