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John Thoreau

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Birthplace: Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Jean Thoreau and Jane "Jennie" Burns
Husband of Cynthia Thoreau
Father of Helen Louisa Thoman; John Thoreau, Jr.; Henry David Thoreau and Sophia E. Thoreau
Brother of David Thoreau

Occupation: pencil maker
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About John Thoreau

John Thoreau, b. October 8, 1787, Boston, Mass.; moved to Concord with father in 1800; m. May 11, 1812 Cynthia Dunbar; held a variety of jobs, eventually settled on pencil making; had four children: Helen, John Jr., Henry, Sophia; d. February 3, 1859, Concord, Mass; now bu. at Author's Ridge in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

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John Thoreau's Timeline

1787
October 8, 1787
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1812
May 11, 1812
Age 24
Concord, Massachusetts, United States
October 22, 1812
Age 25
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1815
1815
Age 27
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1817
July 12, 1817
Age 29
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1819
June 24, 1819
Age 31
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1859
February 3, 1859
Age 71
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA