Biography of Cyrus Thatcher
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Thatcher, Cyrus, was boin in Ontario June 12, 1812, the third of thirteen children of Peter and Phoebe Thatcher, he a native of Rhode Island, born July 13, 1783, and she a native of New Yoik, born November 24, 1785. They came to Ontario in 1810, and here Mr. Thatcher died February 1, 1847, and his wife April 30, 1866. Cyrus married, in 1837, Mercy Gage, born in 1815, and daughter of John and Abigail (Harrington) Gage, he a native of Chesterfield, N. H., born May 17, 1789, and she a native of Rhode Island, born August 4, 1786. After living in Walworth two years they came to Ontario in 1819. Mr. Gage died October 12, 1869, and his wife December 14, 1863. Mr. Thatcher and wife have had five children: E. Sophrotha, James H., Riley L., died in the late war in 1865; K Lurissa, and Frank, who died in 1884. Mr. Thatcher was originally a Democrat, but a Republican after the organization of the party. Mrs. Thatcher is a member of the Second Advents. Mr. Thatcher was captain of State militia, and his father was captain in the war of 1812. Mr. Gage was also in the war of 1812. E. Lurissa married Albert W. Hathaway a native of Macedon, born July 17, 1841, by whom he had seven children. Mr. Hathaway was a son of Abram Hathaway, a native of Oattaraugus county. His wife was Deborah Barnum, a relative of P. T. Barnum. They came to Macedon at an early date, where he died in 1842, and his wife resides in Dunkirk, N.Y. Frank died in 1884. E. Lurissa is living.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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