Robert Thurman

about 1771–27 March 1845 (Age 74)
Prince Edward, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Thurman was born about 1771, in Prince Edward, Virginia, United States, his father, Nathan Richard Thurman Sr, was 28 and his mother, Rebecca Fanny Jennings, was 28. He married Margaret Doshea Robins on 27 October 1794, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 27 March 1845, in Highland, Highland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Highland, Highland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Thurman
1771–1845
Margaret Doshea Robins
1772–1841
Marriage: 27 October 1794
Polly Thurman
1790–1841
Lynch Thurman
1795–
Lynch Thurman
1797–1841
John Giles Thurman
1798–1862
George Washington Thurman
1800–1871
Felix Thurman Sr.
1800–1862
Matilda Thurman
1804–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1794Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 5
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
    Age 9
    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
    1791
    Age 20
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    English (Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire): from the Middle English personal name T(h)urmund, Old Norse Thórmundr, composed of the elements Thórr, the name of the Norse god of thunder (see Thor ) + mundr ‘protection’. This personal name in was rare and Thurman may also have derived from the commoner Middle English personal name T(h)urmod, T(h)urmot by assimilation of the second theme -mod, -mot to the element -mund, which is found in several other compound personal names.Americanized form of German Thurmann: habitational name for someone from a place called Thur (see Thur ).Americanized form of German Thurmann: occupational name for a watchman, from Middle Low German torn(e)man (torn(e) ‘tower’) or Middle High German turn, turm ‘tower’ + man ‘man’. Compare Turman .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Thor
    Thurmon
    Thurmond
    Turman
    Thorman

    Sources (1)

    • Robert Thurman, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

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