David Livingston Thurman Jr

Male4 January 1872–15 February 1957

Brief Life History of David Livingston

When David Livingston Thurman Jr was born on 4 January 1872, in LaRue, Kentucky, United States, his father, David Livingston Thurman, was 50 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Walters, was 39. He married Ella Gore Muir on 11 March 1893, in Athertonville, LaRue, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1950. He died on 15 February 1957, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, New Haven, Nelson, Kentucky, United States.

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David Livingston Thurman Jr
Ella Gore Muir
Marriage: 11 March 1893
Lena V. Thurman
Emma Pearl Thurman
Carrie Lillian Thurman

Sources (29)

  • David L Thurman in household of D S Thurman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • D L Thurman, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • David L. Thurman in entry for Lillian Thurman, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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  • Marriage
    11 March 1893Athertonville, LaRue, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1892 · The Radio is invented

    Age 20

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 24

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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