Louisa Virginia Thurman

27 November 1824–29 May 1892 (Age 67)
Albemarle, Virginia

The Life of Louisa Virginia

When Louisa Virginia Thurman was born on 27 November 1824, her father, Thomas Thurmond, was 47 and her mother, Mary Johnson, was 32. She married Abraham Abel Fields on 30 October 1846, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Osage Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 5, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 29 May 1892, in Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Independence Cemetery, Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Abel Fields
1818–1872
Louisa Virginia Thurman
1824–1892
Marriage: 30 October 1846
Mary C Fields
1847–
Green Washington Fields
1849–1917
Macarina R. Fields
1851–1933
Novel T Fields
1853–1912
Louisa Virginia Fields
1854–1883
James Anderrson Fields
1856–1878
Martha Jane Fields
1856–1938
Endora Elizabeth Fields
1861–1920
Thomas Jefferson Fields
1861–1944
Laura Frances Fields
1867–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 October 1846
Maury, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

    Mary C Fields

    Female1847–Female

    Green Washington Fields

    Male1849–1917Male

    Macarina R. Fields

    Female1851–1933Female

    Novel T Fields

    Male1853–1912Male

    Louisa Virginia Fields

    Female1854–1883Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 11

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 20

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Name Meaning

1 English (East Midlands): from the Middle English personal name Thurmond, Old Norse þormundr, composed of the elements þórr, name of the Norse god of thunder ( see Thor ) + mundr ‘protection’. Reaney and Wilson suggest that, Thurmond having been an uncommon personal name, this surname may also represent the commoner name Thurmod, Thormod with the second element derived from Old Norse móþr ‘mind’, ‘courage’, but assimilated to -mund (a common second element in other compound names).2 German (Thurmann): habitational name for someone from a place called Thur ( see Thur ).3 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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Virginia Fields in household of Abel Fields, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Virginia Fields, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Virginia Fields in household of Abel Fields, "United States Census, 1850"

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