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Helen Woddrop Thacher[1]

Female 1845 - 1938  (93 years)


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  • Name Helen Woddrop Thacher 
    Born 11 Jun 1845  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Helen Woddrop Thacher is the daughter of shoe manufacturer Charles Fox Thacher, Sr and Amanda Malvina Ashmead of Philadelphia. She married Atty Louis Ewald Pfeiffer on 21 Oct 1874 in Philadelphia.

      Louis' parents are George Simon Frederick Pfeiffer and Wilhelmina Gr√ľneberg, both b. Germany.

      In the 1900 census, Helen and Louis are listed in Philadelphia with 2 children: Charles T [Thacher], age 24, and Lew E [Louis Ewald, Jr], age 19. (Son William Albert Nichols had died in 1890, ca age 8.)

      Note: It appears son Louis, Jr changed his surname to Fifer after the 1920 census. He is also found under "Fifer" on his social security record, death certificate and gravestone. Louis and his family are listed under that spelling in the 1930 census, mother Helen who is living with him retained "Pfeiffer".

      Helen was cremated on 29 Dec 1838, Chelten Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia.

      Sources: Totten Thacher-Thatcher Genealogy, US Censuses, death certificates, etc.
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Dec 1938  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Chelten Hills Cemetery Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I109091  tree1
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2019 

    Father Charles Fox Thacher,   b. 9 Oct 1812, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1874, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Amanda Malvina Ashmead,   b. 8 Feb 1818, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1911, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 24 May 1837  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F2463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louis Ewald Pfeiffer,   b. 25 Apr 1844, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1909, Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1874  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Charles Thacher Pfeiffer,   b. 24 Dec 1875, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Louis Ewald H. Pfeiffer,   b. 4 Oct 1880, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937  (Age 56 years)
     3. William Albert Nichols Pfeiffer,   b. 24 Apr 1882, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1890, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F4655  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S192] Thacher-Thatcher Genealogy Yarmouth Branch, Totten, John R., (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York, 1910), pp. 525, 696.

    2. [S288] Find A Grave, (Web).
      MEMORIAL ID 167228734

    3. [S192] Thacher-Thatcher Genealogy Yarmouth Branch, Totten, John R., (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York, 1910), pp. 378, 524.