Tag Archives: Thatcher

William “Willie” Gorham

William “Willie” Gorham
b. 13 May 1867, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, to Marquis de Lafayette and Eunice (Thatcher) Gorham
d. 27 March 1941, Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana

m. 14 September 1931, Ravalli County, Montana
Julie V. Borell
d. before 1941, Ravalli County, Montana

William emigrated from Allen County, Indiana, to Darby, Ravalli County, Montana, in 1890 to search for gold. There were no known children.

Submitted by:
Robert E. Gorham
Dallas TX

Wakeman Gorham

Wakeman Gorham
b. 12 October 1856, Aboite, Allen County, Indiana, to Marquis de Lafayette and Eunice (Thatcher) Gorham
d. 9 May 1927, San Pedro, Los Angeles County, California

m/1. 4 July 1882, Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana
Emma Magley
b. 12 October 1860, Whitley County, Indiana
d. 6 May 1898, Churubusco, Whitley County, Indiana

m/2. 1899
Libby [–?–]
b. August 1873, Indiana

Children:

  • Pearl Cornelia
  • Oliver Bryan
  • Charles

Wakeman emigrated from Wells County, Indiana, to Marion, Allen County, Ohio, in 1899.

Submitted by:
Robert E. Gorham
Dallas TX

Stephen A Douglas Gorham

Stephen A Douglas “Doug” Gorham
b. 20 October 1862, Allen County, Indiana, to Marquis de Lafayette and Eunice (Thatcher) Gorham
d. 13 February 1929, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee

m. 25 December 1884, Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana
Minnie Icey Magley
b. 10 March 1866, Whitley County, Indiana
d. 13 June 1936, Holcomb, Dunklin County, Missouri

Children with Minnie Icey Magley:

  • Carrie May
  • Alfred Carter
  • Earl William
  • Grover Douglas
  • Zeron Turner
  • Helen Deloris
  • Eunice Rosan

Doug operated mills for staves for making barrels in Indiana, Illinois, Arkansas, and Louisiana during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. He moved to Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, in the 1890’s.

Submitted by:
Robert E. Gorham
Dallas TX

Sarah H Gorham

Sarah H Gorham
b. about 1852, Aboite, Allen County, Indiana, to Marquis de Lafayette and Eunice (Thatcher) Gorham
d. 1 October 1885, near Springfield, Greene County, Missouri

m/1. 20 December 1871, Allen County, Indiana
George E. Graham
b. about 1854, Pennsylvania
d. 27 April 1886, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri

m/2. 6 April 1878, Allen County, Indiana
George E. Graham (remarriage)

Children with George E. Graham:

  • Charles A.
  • Roy

Sarah moved to Springfield, Missouri, in 1885. She was murdered by her husband George, who was later taken from jail and lynched by a mob on 27 April 1886 in Springfield, Missouri.

Submitted by:
Robert E. Gorham
Dallas TX

Abigail Gorham

Abigail Gorham
b. 30 September 1855, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, to Marquis de Lafayette and Eunice (Thatcher) Gorham
d. 1 April 1934, Monett, Barry County, Missouri

m. 23 January 1872, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Timothy Lee Breese
b. 30 July 1851, Ohio
d. 14 November 1914, Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri

Children with Timothy L. Breese:

  • Abbie Maud
  • Bessie
  • Isabelle

Abigail emigrated from Allen County, Indiana, to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, in the 1880’s.

Abigail’s daughter Maud and her husband, Ambrose Pettefer, were osteopathic physicians in Springfield, Missouri, from 1915 to 1926 before relocating in California.

Submitted by:
Robert E. Gorham
Dallas TX