Mary Jemima Polly Vandal

2 August 1855–26 March 1938 (Age 82)
Knox, Knox, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Jemima Polly

When Mary Jemima Polly Vandal was born on 2 August 1855, her father, Thomas Stewart Vandel, was 43 and her mother, Sarah Marcel Adkins, was 38. She married Melvin Thurman on 20 December 1875, in Warren, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hamilton Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Brown, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 26 March 1938, in North Dakota, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Thurman
1852–1925
Mary Jemima Polly Vandal
1855–1938
Marriage: 20 December 1875
Edith Adeline Thurman
1880–
Allie Thurman
Lee Thurman
1881–1955
Etta Mae Thurman
1883–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1875
Warren, Iowa, United States
children

(4)

    Edith Adeline Thurman

    Female1880–Female

    Male1881–1955Male

    Etta Mae Thurman

    Female1883–1921Female

    Allie Thurman

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Charles Washington Vandel

    Male1840–1921Male

    Joseph Davis Vandel

    Male1842–1919Male

    Elizabeth J Vandel

    Female1844–1901Female

    Abram Walker Vandel

    Male1847–1908Male

    Female1849–1916Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

Age 12

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: variant of Van Dale .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Polly J Vandle in household of Thomas S Vandle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Magy A E Thurman in household of Melven T Thurman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Polly J Vandal in household of Thomas S Vandal, "United States Census, 1860"

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