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Thomas Avery Dain (1894 - 1957)

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Thomas Avery Dain
Born in Peekskill, New Yorkmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 9 May 1921 [location unknown]
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Died in Peekskill, Westchester, New York, United Statesmap
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Thomas Avery Dain was born on 3 February 1894 in Peekskill, New York.[1][2]

He passed away on 26 November 1957 and is buried at Hillside Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor, Westchester County, New York, USA.[1][2][3]


Thomas Dain Dies; Hamilton Lumber Dealer
Thomas Avery Dain of Hamilton; 63, prominent lumber dealer and a director of Poughkeepsie Hospital, died yesterday in Hamilton after a long illness. He was president and treasurer of the Thomas A. Dain Lumber Co. of Hamilton and former secretary of Dain's and Sons Lumber Co. of Poughkeepsie. Mr. Dain was also a former director of the Westchester National Bank of Poughkeepsie and was also a trustee of Poughkeepsie Military Academy. Born in Peekskill Feb. 3, 1894. Mr. Dain was a graduate of Peekskill Military Academy and he also attended Dartmouth College. He served overseas in the American Field Service attached to the French Army during World War 1, and was a member of the Peekskill American Legion Post. Mr. Dain is survived by his wife, the former Katherine B. Bross; two sons, Thomas A. Dain of Syracuse and Crawford M. Dain of Hamilton; one brother; John W. Dain of Mahopac and one sister, Mrs. William Seymour of Poughkeepsie. The funeral will be held today at 8:30. a.m. from the residence, 21 West Pleasant St., Hamilton, and at 9 a.m. from St. Mary's Church, Hamilton, where Rev Leonard Friez will officiate. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Peekskill.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Thomas Dain Dies; Hamilton Lumber Dealer." The Times Record, 27 Nov 1957, Wed, Page 15. Viewed on on 30 September 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Find A Grave: Memorial #131321554
  3. "New York State Health Department, Genealogical Research Death Index, 1957-1963," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Thomas A Dain, 26 Nov 1957; citing Death, Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, file #75309, New York State Department of Health—Vital Records Section, Albany.

See Also:

  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 1 October 2018), Thomas A Dain, Peekskill, Westchester, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 101, sheet 6A, line 10, family 96, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1659; FHL microfilm 2,341,393.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 1 October 2018), Thomas A Dain in household of Frank M Dain, Peekskill village, Westchester, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 61, sheet 20B, family 484, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,174.
  • "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), Thomas A Dain, 1917; citing Passport Application, New York, United States, source certificate #54144, Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925, Roll 365, NARA microfilm publications M1490 and M1372 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), Thomas A Dain, 1917-1918; citing Westchester County no 1, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,819,125.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 March 2018), Thomas Dain, Peekskill, Peekskill City, Westchester, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-273, sheet 6B, line 65, family 121, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2811.

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