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John Mellen Thurston

Male 1847 - 1916  (68 years)


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  • Name John Mellen Thurston 
    Born 21 Aug 1847  Montpelier, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Aug 1916  Omaha, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I06449  Family Tree
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2017 

    Father Daniel Sylvester Thurston,   b. 1 Jan 1809, Orange, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1863, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F2217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Lydia Poland,   b. 1842,   d. 14 Mar 1890  (Age 48 years) 
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F11510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Aug 1847 - Montpelier, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Aug 1916 - Omaha, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

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

  • Notes 
    • United States Senator. A practicing attorney in Omaha, Nebraska, and an assistant attorney for the Union Pacific Railroad, he was elected to the United States Senate from Nebraska and served from 1895 to 1901. Following his Senate term, he resumed the practice of law in Omaha and Washington, D.C.