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Overton (1947) states that J. J. Thrasher owned property in the [[Donnelly Mining District]]<ref>Theodore D. Overton, "[http://books.google.com/books?id=P_WKUKn3HzsC&lpg=PA63&ots=b3qU8Abi7B&dq=%22David%20Pennick%22%20gerlach&pg=PA63#v=onepage&q=%22David%20Pennick%22%20gerlach&f=false B046: Mineral resources of Douglas, Ormsby, and Washoe Counties]," B046, Nevada Bureau of Mines & Geology, 1947. [http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/dox/b46.pdf Full version with lower resolution images]. Includes images of Fly Geyser, the Petrified Forest, Gerlach Hot Springs that are in the collection at UNR.</ref>
Overton (1947) states that J. J. Thrasher owned property in the [[Donnelly Mining District]]<ref>Theodore D. Overton, "[http://books.google.com/books?id=P_WKUKn3HzsC&lpg=PA63&ots=b3qU8Abi7B&dq=%22David%20Pennick%22%20gerlach&pg=PA63#v=onepage&q=%22David%20Pennick%22%20gerlach&f=false B046: Mineral resources of Douglas, Ormsby, and Washoe Counties]," B046, Nevada Bureau of Mines & Geology, 1947. [http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/dox/b46.pdf Full version with lower resolution images]. Includes images of Fly Geyser, the Petrified Forest, Gerlach Hot Springs that are in the collection at UNR.</ref>


A 1953 Nevada State Journal newspaper article says that J.J. Thrasher "owns an interest in the general store, is a partner in the Gerlach-to-Reno truck line, holds the distributorship for an oil company, sells electric power to the residents and has ranching interest."  "Until two years ago Thrasher sold his own diesel-generated power to most of the reseidents.  Now, however, he purchases electricity from the Sierra Pacific Power Co. and re-sells it for domestic and business use."
A 1953 Nevada State Journal newspaper article says that J.J. Thrasher "owns an interest in the general store, is a partner in the Gerlach-to-Reno truck line, holds the distributorship for an oil company, sells electric power to the residents and has ranching interest."  "Until two years ago Thrasher sold his own diesel-generated power to most of the reseidents.  Now, however, he purchases electricity from the Sierra Pacific Power Co. and re-sells it for domestic and business use."<ref>John Burns; Frank Johnson. "[http://newspaperarchive.com/nevada-state-journal/1953-04-26/page-7 Residents of Gerlach Like to Think of It As One of the last Genuine Frontier Towns]," Nevada State Journal, April 26, 1953, Page 7.</ref>


The 1940 Census has a record of the Thrashers living in Gerlach in 1935.
The 1940 Census has a record of the Thrashers living in Gerlach in 1935.


==See Also==
== References==
* [[Gerlach Post Office]]
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== References==
== Resources ==
* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=71083874 Find a grave for John James Thrasher]
* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=71083874 Find a grave for John James Thrasher]
* John Burns; Frank Johnson. "[http://newspaperarchive.com/nevada-state-journal/1953-04-26/page-7 Residents of Gerlach Like to Think of It As One of the last Genuine Frontier Towns]," Nevada State Journal, April 26, 1953, Page 7.
* [https://secure.flickr.com/photos/10111/8484102735/in/set-72157622455088065 Thrasher General Store from 1930] (from Danger Ranger)
* [https://secure.flickr.com/photos/10111/8484102735/in/set-72157622455088065 Thrasher General Store from 1930] (from Danger Ranger)


==See Also==
* [[Gerlach Post Office]]


[[Category:Biographies]]
[[Category:Biographies]]
[[Category:Gerlach residents]]
[[Category:Gerlach residents]]

Revision as of 16:19, 28 November 2014

John James Thrasher (b.1909 - d.1956) was married to Helen Thrasher.

Overton (1947) states that J. J. Thrasher owned property in the Donnelly Mining District[1]

A 1953 Nevada State Journal newspaper article says that J.J. Thrasher "owns an interest in the general store, is a partner in the Gerlach-to-Reno truck line, holds the distributorship for an oil company, sells electric power to the residents and has ranching interest." "Until two years ago Thrasher sold his own diesel-generated power to most of the reseidents. Now, however, he purchases electricity from the Sierra Pacific Power Co. and re-sells it for domestic and business use."[2]

The 1940 Census has a record of the Thrashers living in Gerlach in 1935.

References

  1. Theodore D. Overton, "B046: Mineral resources of Douglas, Ormsby, and Washoe Counties," B046, Nevada Bureau of Mines & Geology, 1947. Full version with lower resolution images. Includes images of Fly Geyser, the Petrified Forest, Gerlach Hot Springs that are in the collection at UNR.
  2. John Burns; Frank Johnson. "Residents of Gerlach Like to Think of It As One of the last Genuine Frontier Towns," Nevada State Journal, April 26, 1953, Page 7.

Resources

See Also