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Thrasher, Theodore Morgan
BORN: 28 Jan 1879 DIED: 7 Sep 1951 BURIED: 11 Sept 1951 ~ English Cemetery
OCCUPATION:  Logging Camp Engineer
BIRTH PLACE:  Marysville, Clark Co., Missouri
DEATH PLACE: Corvallis, Benton Co., Oregon
MARRIAGE - Theodore Thrasher to Maud Rose 3 July 1900 in Polk Co., Oregon.
1920 OR CENSUS - Theodore M. Thrasher, age 40, occupation logging camp engineer, b. Missouri, is enumerated with wife Maud K., age 40, b. Oregon, along with Walter E., age 17, b. Oregon, Kenneth P., age 12, b. Oregon, and Carl W., age 7, b. Oregon.
OSBH DC (Benton County 1951) #14636 - Theodore Morgan Thrasher, male, retired logger, married (Maude C.), b. 28 Jan 1879 in Shelbyville, Missouri, d. 7 Sep 1951 in Corvallis, Oregon (Corvallis Hospital; usual residence 656 W. Main St., Philomath) at the age of 72 yrs 7 mos 9 days, name of father Frank Thrasher, maiden name of mother Addie Savage, interment English Cemetery, informant Maude C. Thrasher.
Funeral services for Theodore Morgan Thrasher, will be held in the Warner-McHenry Funeral home Tuesday at 2 pm, with interment in the Monmouth cemetery. The son of Frank and Addie Savage Thrasher, he was born January 28, 1879. When a small child he moved to Summit, and on July 3, 1900 he was married to Maude C. Rose at Monmouth. The couple made their home at Independence for a number of years before moving to Falls City where they lived for 22 years. The family then moved to Philomath in 1936 where they have since resided. Besides his widow he is survived by two sons, Carl W. Thrasher, with the US air force now stationed in Korea, and Kenneth P. Thrasher, in Casablanca, Africa; two brothers, Joe, Port Townsend, and Ralph Thrasher of Glendale, Calif. There are four grandchildren. One son, Walter, died in 1944.
Corvallis Gazette Times (Mon) 10 Sep 1951, 6:6

Theodore M. (Dode) Thrasher, 72, of Philomath, died suddenly at his home September 7. Funeral services were held September 11 in Corvallis with burial in the Monmouth cemetery. Mr. Thrasher and Miss Maude C. Rose were married July 3, 1900, at Monmouth. They secured the first marriage license issued from the new Polk county courthouse. Last year they celebrated their golden wedding at Philomath with a gathering of relatives and old friends. The couple first resided at Independence, then at Falls City for 22 years, moving to Philomath in 1936. Mrs. Thrasher has been in very poor health and his death came as a severe shock to her. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Carl W. Thrasher, a member of the US air force now stationed in Korea, and Kenneth P. Thrasher of Casablanca, Africa; two brothers, Joe Thrasher of Port Townsend, Wash, and Ralph Thrasher of Glendale, Calif. There are four grandchildren. A host of friends reside throughout the county.
Itemizer Observer (Thurs) 20 Sep 1951, II:3:6
1879 - 1951
[shares marker with Maude]
Saucy/Tolle Survey & Photographs
Branigar Survey
OSBH DC (Benton County 1951) #14636
Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, Vol 5
1920 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Dallas, ED 383, sheet 2B)
CGT 10 Sep 1951, 6:6
IO 20 Sep 1951, II:3:6
ROW: 33-6  

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