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Thrasher, Joseph A.



  • Existence: 1852-1938

Joseph A. Thrasher (1852-1938) was married to Martha "Belle" Bunney (1859-1923). The 1880 U.S. Census lists Joseph, aged 28, as a farmer and his wife Belle, aged 20, as keeping house both living in Clay, Missouri. The 1900 and 1919 Censuses show them as living in Albany, Nebraska. By the 1920 Census, they were in Gold Creek, Idaho. Other family member mentioned include Elmer Bunney (1868-?) and son Lowell V. Thrasher (1882-1961) and his wife Ida E. Thrasher (1884-1967) in the 1910 Census as living in Albany, Nebraska. Donald Thrasher (1897-1976) is listed in the 1900 Census as being the youngest son of Joseph and Belle.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Joseph Thrasher Ledger

 Collection — Box: MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0065
Identifier: MSS-0065
Content Description The ledger of Joseph A. Thrasher contains general accounting information, records of monies received while serving as the steward of different organizations, personal expenses and receipts, and notes on work performed on the farm and for others. Also, there are several loose leaves in the front with poems, some written by family members including one written by Martha "Belle" Bunney Thrasher, wife of Joseph Thrasher. Individuals mentioned within the ledger include D[emas] S. Booze (born 1837),...