Welcome to our all new TFA Website!
Standing L-R: Dave & Martha Evans, Mary Basinger, Melissa Kirk, Michelle & James L. Thayer, James G. Thayer, Hudson & Nicholas Bovee, Jeffrey Thayer, Rick Thayer, Patricia & Don Muno, Elaine Cook, Donna Jean Wykoff, Bob Thayer. Kneeling L-R: Brennan Cooney, Tammy Thayer, Nancy L. Thayer
Our tour bus stopped for this photo shoot on the steps of the state capitol building in St. Paul
The 2018 Reunion is over but we are planning now for 2020!
Our Reunion video is in the Members Only section for your enjoyment!
We invite you to browse the site’s new and enhanced features. We have nearly 25 years of digitized newsletters,
a Forum and Photo Archives section. Please note our new website URL is https://thayerfamilies.org
that is more appropriate for our mission as a family organization.
The former https://thayerfamilies.com
will continue to forward to the new address for a while but please change your bookmark and use https://thayerfamilies.org
from now on.
With members in 45 U.S. states plus Canada, Ireland and Panama, the Thayer Families Association welcomes all who have an interest in Thayer families, including all variant spellings. Membership details can be found here
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was a 60-ton pinnace that, along with Mayflower, transported the Pilgrims and was the smaller of the two ships. It carried Thomas Thayer’s goods from England to Boston in 1637. Thomas THAYER, son of Richard THAYER, was christened 16 August 1596 at Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England and died 2 June 1665 in Braintree, Massachusetts.
Click this link to view Harold Huycke’s 1957 motion picture film of C.A. Thayer in 6 parts. There’s over 3 hours of video! Description: Harold Huycke motion picture film of C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) restoration. Reel 1: Hood Canal to Maritime Shipyard, Tugboat Titan and schooner C.A. Thayer. Reel 2: New stern, stepping masts, painting ship’s name, and Maritime Shipyard to Winslow. Reel 3: Winslow rigging to sea, sternwork, sailing return voyage to San Francisco. Reel 4: Deckhands at work and on rigging, sailing, lowering sails, arriving in San Francisco. Reel 5: Arrival in San Francisco assisted by tugboat “W 150”, visitors aboard and Harold Huycke. Reel 6: Drawbridge, Maritime Shipyard, deckhands at work
The Frank N. Thayer
A captain’s brave wife, the burning of the ship Frank N. Thayer, arrival of Capt. Clarke on the Servia & his encounter with the blood-thirsty mutineers.
Oregon National Guard
Tribute to retired Oregon Army National Guard Brig. Gen. James B. Thayer, who was the guest of honor at the All-Star Salute to the Oregon Military event held May 18 at the Oregon Golf Club. The event kicked off the Capital Campaign to raised funds for the new Oregon Military Museum in Clackamas. Thayer was joined by his son Tommy Thayer, lead guitarist of the rock band KISS, former Oregon Governors Vic Atiyeh and Ted Kulongoski, golf legend Peter Jacobsen, and many others. This tribute gives a historical look back at the life's accomplishments of a Soldier, father, friend, respected local business owner, and WWII hero.
Letters from Iraq
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s Vice President for Education and Community Partnerships, Marc Thayer, just returned to northern Iraq for 3 weeks where he coached music students in an institute sponsored by American Voices. This organization sets up temporary teaching institutes in areas of conflict. In this letter, he writes from the ancient city of Suleimanya.