Surname: Thrasher

1899 Directory for Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts

Resident and business directory of Middleboro’ and Lakeville, Massachusetts, for 1899. Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, notable events in American history, etc. Compiled and published by A. E. Foss & Co., Needham, Massachusetts. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC...

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Joel W. Thrasher

1st Class Private, Co. C, Dixie Div., 5th Regt. Born Feb. 10, 1891; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Thrasher, of Hart, Ga. Entered service July 19, 1916, at Macon, Ga. Was sent to Camp Harris, Ga., from there to Camp Cotton, El Paso, Texas. Was on border five months. Went to France July 6, 1918; stationed at Tours, France, on M. P. duty. Was put on special duty at Atlanta, Ga., recruiting duty. Transferred to Macon, Ga., and saw service as M. P. Transferred to Camp Greene, N.C. Was then sent to Hospital Base, Camp Greene, N.C. Mustered out at Camp Gordon, Ga., April 18,...

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Thrasher, Pearl Long Mrs. – Obituary

Pearl Thrasher Passes, Jan. 6 Pearl Thena Thrasher was born in July 8, 1902 in Haines, Oregon. The oldest child of William and Amy Long, long-time pioneer family in Baker County who first settled in the Muddy Creek area near Haines. She attended Muddy Creek School. She married Daniel Price Thrasher on Sept. 25, 1920 in Baker. They lived in Sparta, Richland and North Powder before moving to Baker in 1926. She was a member of the Methodist Church of Baker. She was a homemaker all her life and was a devoted wife, mothers and grandmother. She enjoyed the out of doors and all types of family get-togethers. Survivors include her husband, Dan, two daughters and sons-in-law, Juanita and John Osborn of Baker, and Betty”Billie” and Hollis DeGrofft of High River, Alberta, Canada, five grandchildren, Darrel and Marty DeGrofft of High River, Lynda and Reia Kooch of Joseph, Duane and Pattie Ann DeGrofft, of Pendleton, Sharon Osborn of Baker, and John and Joyce Osborn of Baker, 11 great grandchildren, brothers and sisters Ruth Brown, Doris Colton, Daisy Elliott, Garnet Long, Lewis Long, and Harry Long of Baker. Opal Blank of Butte, Montana and Glen Long of Pendleton and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Frank, Ernest and Alfred Long who died in infancy. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 pm...

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Biography of Wallace P. Thrasher

Wallace P. Thrasher, a well-known business man of Plainfield, was born in Cornish, N.H., May 10, 1850, son of Samuel Powers and Ann W. (Haven) Thrasher. His great-grandfather was Jacob Thrasher, a native of Connecticut, who first settled in Salisbury, N.H., and later in Cornish. The maiden name of Jacob’s wife was Eastman. Numerous descendants of his are distributed throughout Sullivan County. John Thrasher, grandfather of Wallace P., was born in Cornish in 1782. He was a surveyor and a stone mason, and did a large contract business in connection with farming. He attended to a large amount of the legal business of Cornish and adjoining towns, and was a man of much natural ability and good judgment. His death occurred in 1862. He married Betsey, daughter of Peter Walker, of Cornish, and reared a family of six children-Martha, Ithamar, Esther, Sylvia, Samuel, and Dorothy. Martha became Mrs. Wheeler, and resided in Newport until her death. Ithamar, who was a large dealer in furs, and travelled through Vermont and New Hampshire purchasing goods, died in Corinth, Vt., in 1864, at the age of fifty-four years. He wedded Mary Ann Cotton, of Cornish, and his children were named: Benjamin, Francimore, Edwin, Ellen, Annette, Arthur, Carrie, and Henry. His sister Esther, who became the wife of Moses Wright, of Cornish, lived in that town and Unity, had a large family of...

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