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Edgar Thayer
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1850
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1911
Schroon Lake
Essex County
New York, USA

Moved with family to Olmsted County, Minnesota in the early 1870's. While there he farmed, worked as a rail agent and was a contributor to an early Rochester, Minnesota newspaper. He had a role in organizing a community festival in Viola, Minnesota that started in June 1874. Festival still occurs on 2nd Thursday in June and is known as ths "Viola Gopher Count." Returned to Schroon Lake in the mid 1880's. 
Family links: 
  Gridley Thaxter Thayer (1819 - 1897)
  Elizabeth Lake Thayer (1851 - ____)*
  Harry L. Thayer (1877 - 1900)*
  Edgar Thayer (1850 - 1911)
  John A. Thayer (1853 - 1928)*
  Laura Thayer Bailey (1856 - 1896)*
  Lavina Thayer Salisbury (1856 - 1905)*
  Frank S Thayer (1869 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Schroon Lake Cemetery
Schroon Lake
Essex County
New York, USA
Created by: mlsrn
Record added: Dec 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102720337
Edgar Thayer
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6th cousin 4 X removed
- Robin Tyrrell
 Added: Feb. 26, 2014

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