Rebecca Thurman

1820–
Albemarle, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca

Rebecca Thurman was born in 1820, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States as the daughter of Nancy Johnson. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with George Gardner. She lived in Nelson, Virginia, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

George Gardner
1808–
Rebecca Thurman
1820–
Lucinda Gardner
1838–
Lafayette Gardner
1842–
George W Gardner
1852–

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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal
Age 0
The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
Age 4
“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1861 · The Battle of Manassas
Age 41
The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

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.

Possible Related Names

Thor
Thurmon
Thurmond
Turman
Thorman

Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Rebecca Thurmond - Government record: birth-name: Rebecca Thurmond
  • Rebeccah Gardner in household of Geo W Gardner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Becky in entry for Geo W Gardner, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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