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Daniel Sylvester Thurston

Male 1809 - 1863  (54 years)


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  • Name Daniel Sylvester Thurston 
    Born 1 Jan 1809  Orange, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Apr 1863  Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Beaver Dam City Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I05171  Family Tree | Byers Side of My Family
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2017 

    Family 1 Matilda Benjamin,   b. 26 Mar 1807, Berlin, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1845, Montpelier, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 25 May 1834  Berlin, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Angelia Louise French Thurston,   b. 4 Dec 1837, Montpelier, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1910, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Caroline Gertrude Thurston,   b. 1840, Montpelier, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1930  (Age 90 years)
    +3. Caira Langdon Thurston,   b. 16 May 1842, Montpelier, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1875, Englewood, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +4. Matilda L. Thurston,   b. 2 May 1845, Montpelier, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1926, Kansas City, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Family ID F1729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ruth Mellen,   b. 28 Feb 1804, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1893, Omaha, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 1846  Montpelier, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Mellen Thurston,   b. 21 Aug 1847, Montpelier, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1916, Omaha, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Ruth Thurston,   b. 1850, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1867  (Age 17 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F2217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1809 - Orange, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 May 1834 - Berlin, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1846 - Montpelier, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Apr 1863 - Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Beaver Dam City Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Daniel & Ruth Thurston
    Daniel & Ruth Thurston
    D.S. Thurston
    Died
    Apr. 9, 1863
    AE 55 y's 3 m's
    & 9 d's

    He died our
    flag to save.
    -------------
    Sacred to the
    memory of
    Ruth
    Mellen
    beloved wife of
    D.S.
    Thurston
    Born
    Feb. 28, 1804
    Died
    Dec. 29, 1893
    -------------
    Ruthie
    Daughter of
    D.S. & R.
    Thurston
    Died ****
    Mar. 29, 1867
    Aged 17 y's, 3 m's
    & 25'ds

    Census
    1850 US Census
    1850 US Census
    Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont
    1860 US Census
    1860 US Census
    Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin

  • Notes 
    • "Mr. Thurston was a farmer, tanner and currier of the firm Thurston, Keith, Peck & Co., of Montpelier, Vt.; a town and school officer; nominated for the legislature by the Free Soil Party, but declined; a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church; moved to Madison, thence to Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. During the War of the Rebellion he volunteered in the Wisconsin Regiment and received a lieutenant's commission, and afterward was in the 1st Wisconsin Cavalry, in which he served nine months, contracted a disease of the lungs, was discharged, but lived only three days after reaching his home, dying April 9, 1863. He was a stern advocate of every good cause, and a successful business man. his widow resides with her son in Omaha." --Thurston Genealogies, 1635-1892, Pgs. 455-456 #6225 Biographical Sketch of Daniel Sylvester Thurston