Thomas Alfred Punch

3 July 1835–18 April 1899 (Age 63)
Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas Alfred

When Thomas Alfred Punch was born on 3 July 1835, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, his father, Archibald Punch, was 51 and his mother, Judith Harriett Killian, was 36. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Mary Jane Sitzes. He lived in German, Bollinger, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 18 April 1899, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Fruitland, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States.

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Thomas Alfred Punch
Mary Jane Sitzes
Elmira Elizabeth Punch
Elijah Allen Punch
Mary Caroline Punch
Emma Ellen Punch

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    Elmira Elizabeth Punch


    Elijah Allen Punch


    Mary Caroline Punch


    Emma Ellen Punch




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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 3

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 18

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Points 1. The surname now occurs chiefly in Ireland, having been taken there in the late 13th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thos A Punch, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas A Punch, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas A. Punch, "Find A Grave Index"

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