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Arthur Leonard Thayer, Jr.

Male 1910 - 1995  (84 years)


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  • Name Arthur Leonard Thayer 
    Born 25 Jun 1910  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Census 1920  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1930  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1940  Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Military 9 Nov 1942 to 18 Oct 1945  [5, 10
    Residence Jul 1949  North Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1995  Hanover, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    History According to his obituary, Arthur was "a baritone soloist for several church choirs and former assistant town accountant in Needham.... He was a cost accountant for Bethlehem Steel at the Fore River shipyard in Quincy and worked in the comptrollers division at the State House in Boston several years before joining the Needham town staff. Mr. Thayer was former baritone soloist at First Parish Church, Unitarian, in Harvard Square, Cambridge, and First Unitarian Church in Dedham, soloist and choir master at St. John's Church in Jamaica Plain, and for 20 years soloist at the First Church of Christ Scientist in Rockland. He was an Air Force veteran of World War II. He was born and educated in Cambridge and lived in Rockland 50 years. He made his home in Hanover and Florida for eight years. He was a graduate of the College of Music at Boston University."  [3
    Died 1 May 1995  Rockland, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 11
    Buried 4 May 1995  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Rockland, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    Person ID I491  | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Peter
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2020 

    Father Arthur Leonard Thayer,   b. 28 Feb 1882, Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1970, Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Florine Isabel Delvy,   b. 13 Jul 1888, Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1985, Rockland, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1909  Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Before 1930 
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Florence Mary Ferguson,   b. 28 Sep 1915, Rockland, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1986, Rockland, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1941  Rockland, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Age at Marriage He was 31 years - She was 25 years 
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Helen (Lundin) Cox 
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jun 1910 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his mother and maternal grandparents.,Age: 9 - 1920 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his mother,Age: 19,Address:
    53a Orchard Street - 1930 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was listed as a musician. He was living with his mother and is listed as divorced.,Age: 29,Address:
    238 Spruce Street - 1940 - Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - Agency: the First Congregational Church - 22 Jun 1941 - Rockland, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jul 1949 - North Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1995 - Hanover, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: South Shore Nursing Facility - 1 May 1995 - Rockland, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 May 1995 - Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Rockland, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1450] Obituary of John W. Delvy, (Springfield, Massachusetts: Springfield Union, 3 July 1949. Page 2), Primary Source.

    2. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011), Primary Source.

    3. [S155] Obituary of Arthur Thayer "84, town accountant; was baritone soloist in church choirs", (Quincy, Massachusetts: Patriot Ledger, 2 May 1995).

    4. [S805] Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005), Secondary Source.

    5. [S1040] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Secondary Source.

    6. [S829] Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915, (Family Search), Primary Source.
      Birth Record of Arthur Leonard Thayer Junior

    7. [S499] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), Primary Source.
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Cambridge Ward 11, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_707; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 100; Image: 398

    8. [S509] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002), Primary Source.
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: 917; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0067; Image: 174.0; FHL microfilm: 2340652

    9. [S806] 1940 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012), Primary Source.
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1635; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 12-1

    10. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.), Secondary Source.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 91004377

    11. [S115] UMI Obituaries, 1990-1997, Ancestry Incorporated , (www.ancestry.com).

    12. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.), Secondary Source.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 91005338