Elizabeth Thurmond

1824–1845 (Age 21)
Gibson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Thurmond was born in 1824, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Fleming Goolsby Thurmond (Thurman), was 41 and her mother, Martha Patsy Stovall, was 38. She died after 1845, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 22.

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Fleming Goolsby Thurmond (Thurman)
Martha Patsy Stovall
Hestin D. Thurman
Fleming Thurman
Lucinda Thurmond (Thurman)
Sarah G. Thurmond
Sally Sarah L Livesay
Casaway Thurman
Malinda Thurmond
James Monroe Thurmond
Cosaway Thurmond
Hariett H. Thurman
Elizabeth Thurmond
Alfred Douglas Thurman
Martha Thurmond
Mary Elizabeth Thurman

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World Events (6)

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.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 8

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Thurman .

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

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