Carrie Lillian Thurman

Female2 October 1902–6 March 1945

Brief Life History of Carrie Lillian

When Carrie Lillian Thurman was born on 2 October 1902, in New Haven, Nelson, Kentucky, United States, her father, David Livingston Thurman Jr, was 30 and her mother, Ella Gore Muir, was 25. She died on 6 March 1945, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, New Haven, Nelson, Kentucky, United States.

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David Livingston Thurman Jr
Ella Gore Muir
Lena V. Thurman
Emma Pearl Thurman
Carrie Lillian Thurman

Sources (7)

  • Carrie L Thurman in household of David Thurman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Carrie Lillian Thurman - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Carrie Lillian Thurman
  • Lillian Thurman, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 2

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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.

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