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Edward  THURBER

Edward THURBER

Male 1778 - 1854  (76 years)

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  • Name Edward THURBER  [1, 2, 3
    Born 9 Jan 1778  , , Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Age 65, 1850 census, c.1785, CT
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth c.1785  , , Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age 65 in 1850 census 
    Military 11 Sep 1812  Buffalo, Niagara [now Erie], New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    in service at Buffalo, N.Y. 
    • Edward was a private in the New York Militia in the regiment of Col. Silas Hopkins under Capt. Ezekial Cook. He was in service at Buffalo, Niagara [now Erie] Co., N.Y. Edward was paid $20.74 from 11 September 1812 to 13 December 1812. He did not go to Indiana until after the end of the war about 1816.
    Census 7 Aug 1820  Posey Twp., Switzerland, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Edward Thurbur household 
    • Edward Thurbur
      1 male under 10 [1810-1820, John, c.1810-1815]
      1 male 16 thru 25 [1795-1804, Edward, 1778, age 30-39]
      2 females under 10 [1810-1820, Elmira c.1809; Patty, c.1817]
      1 female 10 thru 15 [1805-1810, Mary Ann, c.1807]
      1 female 26 thru 44 [1776-1794, Huldah, 1778, age 42]
    1820 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1820 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Switzerland Co. - Edward Thurbur
    Census 1 Jun 1830  , Switzerland, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Edward Thurber household 
    1830 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1830 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Switzerland Co. - Edward Thurber
    Land 1 Dec 1831  , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    E1/2SW S11, T21N, R14E of 2nd PM, IN, 80 acres, No. 2689 
    Land - Alexander
    Land - Alexander
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Edward Thurber
    Land 16 Oct 1835  , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    SWNW S11, T21N, R14E, 2nd PM, IN, 40 acres, No. 4095 
    Land - Alexander
    Land - Alexander
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Edward Thurber
    Land 1 Aug 1838  , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    SENW S11, T21N, R14E, 2nd PM, IN, 40 acres, No. 7123 
    Land - Alexander
    Land - Alexander
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Edward Thurber
    Census 1 Jun 1840  Ward Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Edward Thurby household 
    1840 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1840 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Edward Thurby
    Census 15 Oct 1850  Ward Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Edward Thurber household 
    • Edward Thurber, age 65, male, farmer, real estate $800, born Connecticutt
    1850 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1850 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Edward Thurber
    Died 10 Mar 1854  , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Chemung County did not exist in 1778 in the state of New York. It was formed in 1836 from Tioga County.

      The Town of Elmira was formed from the Town of Chemung in 1794 as the Town of Newtown. In 1808, the town changed its name to Elmira.

      The City of Elmira is located in the south-central part of the county, surrounded on three sides by the Town of Elmira. It is in the Southern Tier of New York a short distance north of the Pennsylvania state line.

      Page 5 of the Charles N. Courtney genealogy has this information on Edward Thurber.

      "Edward Thurber was the father of Almira Thurber, the wife of Buefort Courtney and the grandfather of Almira and of Buefort Courtney's children. Great Grandfather Thurber was born in the City of Elmira in the State of New York in the year of 1778, January 9. Great Grandfather Edward Thurber was a soldier in the War of 1812 and 1813 and at the end of the war he emigrated with his family to Randolph County in the State of Indiana about the year of 1816. Great Grandfather Thurber entered government land about three miles northeast of the village of Old Deer?eld in Randolph County in the State of Indiana in the year of 1816 on the north bank of the Missisinewa River where he cleared up his land and built his cabin. In time, he built a brick house, the ?rst one in the county and where he lived during the remainder of his and Great Grandmother Hulda Thurber lives. Great Grandfather Thurber departed this life in Randolph County in the State of Indiana in the year of 1854, age 76 years. Great Grandmother Hulda Thurber past away in Randolph County in the year of 1848, age 70 years. Great Grandmother Hulda Thurber was born in the City of Elmira in the State of New York, in the year February 25, 1778."
    Person ID I384  richison
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2014 

    Father THURBER,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F258  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Huldah HOWARD,   b. 25 Feb 1778, Elmira, Chemung, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1848, , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Martha W. THURBER,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     2. Mary Ann THURBER,   b. c.1807, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    +3. Almira THURBER,   b. c.1809, Elmira, Chemung, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1900, Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)  [Birth]
     4. John THURBER,   b. c.1810-1815, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     5. Patty THURBER,   b. c.1817, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2009 
    Family ID F256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth SHAW,   b. c.1799, , , Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Marriage License 20 Jan 1849  , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Married 21 Jan 1849  , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Marriage return - Alexander
    Marriage return - Alexander
    Edward Thurber and Elizabeth Shaw, 21 January 1849
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jan 1778 - , , Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - Age 65 in 1850 census - c.1785 - , , Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Edward Thurber household - 1 Jun 1830 - , Switzerland, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - E1/2SW S11, T21N, R14E of 2nd PM, IN, 80 acres, No. 2689 - 1 Dec 1831 - , Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - SWNW S11, T21N, R14E, 2nd PM, IN, 40 acres, No. 4095 - 16 Oct 1835 - , Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - SENW S11, T21N, R14E, 2nd PM, IN, 40 acres, No. 7123 - 1 Aug 1838 - , Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 20 Jan 1849 - , Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jan 1849 - , Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Mar 1854 - , Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Marriage return - Alexander
    Marriage return - Alexander
    Elias Courtny and Mary "Polly" Pavey, 17 Mar 1808
    Death Certificate - Alexander
    Death Certificate - Alexander
    Almira Courtney, 1900

  • Sources 
    1. [S1837] 1850 U.S. Census, 22 Jun 2008.
      1850 U.S. census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Ward Township, dwelling 1224, family 1243, Edward Thurber household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 22 June 2008); citing NARA microfilm publication M432: 168.

    2. [S1480] Ohio. - Early Ohio Settlers, Southwestern Ohio, 1800-1840, Ellen T. Berry and David A. Berry, editors, (Balitmore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1986.), 328. (Reliability: 3), 6 Jul 2008.
      Name: Thurber, Edward (E)
      Date: 26 Aug 1831
      Residence: Switzerland [Switzerland County, Indiana]
      Range 14 Township 21 Section 11
      (E) East and North of the Second Principal Meridian, Ranges XI-XV, Thownships 10-23: Lands lying entirely in the present State of Indiana. Jefferson, Jackson, Lawrence, Ripley, Jennings, Monroe, Brown, Bartholomew, Decatur, Franklin, Fayette, Rush, Shelby, Johnson, Morgan, Marion, Hancock, Henry, Hamilon, Wayne and Randolph Counties (all or a part of each) - all in Indiana.

    3. [S382] Family Tree Online (Reliability: 1), 27 Nov 2012.
      "William Orla Hathaway and Della Mae (Poorman) Hathaway," database, Angelfire.com (http://www.angelfire.com/alt2/hathaway/index.hmtl : accessed 27 November 2012); Bueford Courtney, 1807-1876; undocumented family tree by Charles N. Courtney.
      Original hand-written documents and a transcription are available on this website.

    4. [S382] Family Tree Online, 27 Nov 2012.
      "William Orla Hathaway and Della Mae (Poorman) Hathaway," database, Angelfire.com (http://www.angelfire.com/alt2/hathaway/index.hmtl : accessed 27 November 2012); Bueford Courtney, 1807-1876; undocumented family tree by Charles N. Courtney.
      Original hand-written documents and a transcription are available on this website.

    5. [S1840] 1820 U.S. Census, 16 Apr 2014.
      1820 U.S. census, Switzerland County, Indiana, population schedule, Posey Township, p. 172, Edward Thurbur household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 16 April 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication M33: 14.

    6. [S1839] 1830 U.S. Census, 16 Apr 2014.
      1830 U.S. census, Switzerland County, Indiana, population schedule, no township stated, p. 69, Edward Thurber; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 16 April 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication M19: 32.

    7. [S65] Land, 17 Apr 2014.
      Edward Thurber (Randolph County, Indiana), cash entry no 2689; "Land Patent Search," digital images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 17 April 2014).

    8. [S65] Land, 17 Apr 2014.
      Edward Thurber (Randolph County, Indiana), cash entry no 4095; "Land Patent Search," digital images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 17 April 2014).

    9. [S65] Land, 17 Apr 2014.
      Edward Thurber (Randolph County, Indiana), cash entry no 7123; "Land Patent Search," digital images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 17 April 2014).

    10. [S1838] 1840 U.S. Census, 16 Apr 2014.
      1840 U.S. census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Ward Township, p. 41 Edward Thurby household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 16 April 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication M704: 92.

    11. [S1837] 1850 U.S. Census, 22 Jun 2008.
      1850 U.S. census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Ward Township, dwelling 1224, family 1243, Edward Thurber household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 22 June 2008); citing NARA microfilm publication M432: 168.


    12. [S1901] Marriage (Reliability: 2), 30 Jul 2012.
      "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959," database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 30 July 2012), Edward Thurber and Elizabeth Shaw, license 20 Jan 1849, Randolph County; FHL microfilm 1,654,838.

    13. [S1901] Marriage, 30 Jul 2012.
      "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959," digital image, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 30 July 2012), Edward Thurber and Elizabeth Shaw, 21 January 1849, Randolph County; FHL microfilm 1,654,838.