Caroline Rosalia Thurston

3 January 1843–28 January 1912 (Age 69)
New Haven, Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Caroline Rosalia

When Caroline Rosalia Thurston was born on 3 January 1843, in New Haven, Huron, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Thurston Sr, was 37 and her mother, Rosetta Bull, was 33. She married John James Fry on 15 October 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 28 January 1912, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John James Fry
Caroline Rosalia Thurston
Marriage: 15 October 1864
Caroline Rossetta Fry
John James Fry
Rossetta Ann Fry
Sarah Jane Fry
Mary Cordelia Fry
Fannie Josephine Fry
William Alonzo Smith Fry
Clara Fry
Marian W Fry
Mauressa R Fry
Nancy H Fry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 17
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly East Anglia):from the Anglo-Norman, Anglo-Scandinavian, and Middle English personal name Thurstan, Thorsten (Old Norse Thórsteinn, Thorsten, Anglicized as Old English Thurstān; see Thorstensen ).habitational name from Thurston in Suffolk, so called from the genitive case of the Old Norse personal name Thóri (see Thor ) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

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    Sources (30)

    • Caroline Thurston in entry for Sarah Jane McKune, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • C R Fry, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Caroline R in entry for Resetta Ann Fry, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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