William H Thatcher

Brief Life History of William H

When William H Thatcher was born in 1841, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, his father, Albert Thatcher, was 25 and his mother, Parasatis C Matson, was 24. He lived in Clark Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Cedar Township, Knox, Illinois, United States in 1870.

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Albert Thatcher
Parasatis C Matson
William H Thatcher
Caroline Thatcher
George Riley Thatcher
Lucretia Thatcher
Lewis Thatcher
Rebecca J Thatcher
Louisa Thatcher
Sylvester Thatcher
Martha E Thatcher

Sources (4)

  • William H Thatcher in household of Albert Thatcher, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Thatcher in household of Albert Thatcher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William H Thatcher in household of Albert Thatcher, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)


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1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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 thæccan).

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

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