Missouri A. Thurmond

Brief Life History of Missouri A.

When Missouri A. Thurmond was born about 1832, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Jordan Thurmond, was 25 and her mother, Leah Dale Hudspeth, was 21. She married William C Hamlet on 20 February 1851, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and New Lisbon Township, Stoddard, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died after 28 September 1886, in Stoddard, Missouri, United States.

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William C Hamlet
Missouri A. Thurmond
Marriage: 20 February 1851
James D Hamlet
Elias J Hamlet
Sarah Virginia Hamlet
Matilda Isabell Hamlet
Henry Hamlet
George B Hamlet
Robert B Hamlet
J Ader Hamlet
Oriller Hamlet
Dolly Hamlet

Sources (14)

  • Missouri A Hamlett in household of W C Hamlett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Missouri A Thurmond, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • M. A. Thermond in entry for C. J. Hamlett, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"

World Events (7)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

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.

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

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.

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Thurman .

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

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