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  • ID: I533
  • Name: General Hence Thrasher
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1 MAR 1879 in Hardin Co, Tn 1
  • Death: 24 APR 1942 in Adamsville, McNairy Co, Tn 2
  • Burial: Savannah City Cemetery, Hardin Co, Tn 3
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    • Note:
      Hence Thrasher is listed in the 1930 Census of Hardin Co, Tn.
      He shows to live in rented property in the 7th Civil District, dewelling
      number 98.
      Also listed at this dewelling are the following:
      Rachel, wife, age 45
      Leslie, son, age 26
      Delphia, dau, age 19
      Nilda (or Wilda) dau, age 17
      ????? , dau age 11
      Alene (Aline), dau, age 10
      Rheba, dau, age 5
      J.C., son age 3


      The death certificate for Hence Trasher shows the year of birth as 1880.
      The cemetery record published by A. Brown shows the year to be 1879.
      The Thrasher Family Bible in Possession of Christine Magsig shows the
      birth year to be 1879.
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      Death Certificate # 8332 for the year 1942 issued by the State of Tennessee
      shows the following:
      Full Name: General Hence Thrasher
      Date of death: April 24, 1942
      Place of death: McNairy County, Civil District 4
      Legal Residence: McNairy County, Tenn, Civil District 4
      Race: White
      Sex: Male
      Married: Yes
      Age: 62 years, 1 month, 23 days
      Date of birth: March 1, 1880
      Place of Birth: Hardin County, Tenn.
      Wife: Rachel Thrasher
      Age of Wife: 57
      Usual Occupation: Farmer
      Father's Full Name: Hence Thrasher
      Father's Birthplace: County unknown, State: Tenn.
      Mother's maiden name: Sarah Wesson
      Mother's Birthplace: County Unknown, State unknown
      Informant: Rachel Thrasher (signed)
      Informant's Address: R2, Adamsville, Tenn.
      Burial: 4-25-1942
      Cemetery: Savannah in Savannah, Tenn.
      Undertaker: Shackelford Funeral Dirs, Savannah, Tenn.
      Medical Certification:
      I hereby certify that I treated the deceased from Jan 1, 1942 to March 10, 1942 and that
      death occured on the date stated at about 2AM.
      Immediate Cause of Death: Coranary Occulsion
      {signed} J.H. Currey, M.D.

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      The 1880 Census of Hardin Co, District 4, page 45B
      list the following at household #335:

      Mary WESSON 59, head of House, widow, b. TN, Father b.=Tn, Mother b.=Al
      William Wesson 22, son, AL, SC, TN
      Callie WESSON, 17, Dau, AL, SC, TN
      Levi J. WESSON, 12, son, TN, SC, TN
      Colonel THRASHER, 6, Grandson, TN, AL, AL
      Jerry THRASHER, 4, Grandson, TN, AL, AL
      Hensley THRASHER, 1, Grandson. TN, AL, AL<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
      David PHILLIPS, 32, nephew, AL, AL, AL
      James PHILLIPS, 29, nephew, AL, AL, AL
      James WESSON, 21, nephew, AL, AL, AL


      Father: William Henson Thrasher b: 26 AUG 1833 in Al. most likely Lauderdale Co.
      Mother: Sara Wesson b: ABT 1844 in Al

      Marriage 1 Rachel Delaney Robnett b: 14 OCT 1884
        Children
        1. Has No Children Ulas S Grant Thrasher b: 23 SEP 1901 in Hardin Co, Tn
        2. Has No Children Herman Millard Thrasher b: 30 MAY 1906 in Hardin Co, Tn
        3. Has No Children William Leslie Thrasher b: 18 SEP 1903 in Wayne Co, Tn
        4. Has No Children Hattie Monetta Thrasher b: 28 JAN 1908 in Wayne Co, Tn
        5. Has No Children Delphia Jane Thrasher b: 19 JUN 1910 in Hardin Co, Tn
        6. Has Children Alvilda (Vilda) Delaney Thrasher b: 6 JAN 1913
        7. Has No Children Allie Mae Thrasher b: 28 APR 1918
        8. Has Children Wilma Alene Thrasher b: 28 MAR 1920 in Adamsville, Tn
        9. Has Children Withheld
        10. Has No Children Withheld

        Sources:
        1. Abbrev: Death Certificate # 8332, issued by State of Tn 1942
          Note:
          Death Certificate # 8332, issued by State of Tn 1942 Also Thrasher Family bible in poss. of Christine Magsig
        2. Abbrev: Death Certificate 8332, issued by State of Tn 1942 for General Hence Thrasher
          Note:
          Death Certificate 8332, issued by State of Tn 1942 for General Hence Thrasher
        3. Abbrev: Cemeteries of Hardin County, by Albert Brown, Bethel Springs, Tn
          Note:
          Cemeteries of Hardin County, by Albert Brown, Bethel Springs, Tn 929.3685 H262b3
        4. Abbrev: Photo curiosity Nancy Erwin.
          Note:
          Photo courtesy Nancy Erwin.