Vivien Annetta Thurtell

F, b. 9 February 1880, d. 21 May 1967
Father*Benjamin William Thurtell b. 18 May 1850, d. 3 Dec 1935
Mother*Abbie Maydelle VanWert
     Reference: 766. Vivien Annetta Thurtell The birth register of Kankakee County, Illinois, shows that VivianAnnette Thurtell was born February 9, 1880, in Kankakee City, 4th Ward,Kankakee County, Illinois, and that her birth was recorded February 9,1880. She is shown as female and the fifth child of her mother, AbbieMadell Thurtell, age 27, whose maiden name was Abbie Madell VanWort. Itshows her mother is an American, born in Marengo, Monroe County, Ohio,and a resident of 4th Ward, Kankakee City; and her father, BenjaminWilliam Thurtell, age 30, was born in Acton West Ontario but that hisnationality is American. It shows her father's occupation as anEngineer. The medical attendant is shown as B. Franklin Uraw MD,Kankakee, who is also the person who reported the birth. The Social Security record for SSN 341-44-1087 shows Vivien A Cords wasborn February 9, 1880, in Kankakee IL, filed for Social Security Proutybenefits in Elmwood Park IL in March 1966, and died in May 1967 whileliving in IL at ZIP 60181. She is buried in Elmlawn Cemetery, in or nearChicago, Illinois. She is listed as Vivian Thurtell, age 17, born in Illinois in February1883 in the 1900 U.S. Census Soundex for Illinois (Vol. 34 or 39, E.D.473, Sheet 16, Line 47). She is shown living with her parents, Williamand Abbey Thurtell, at 29 Nebraska Avenue, Chicago, Cook County,Illinois. It also shows her sisters still living at home. Addie isshown as age 21 born in July 1878, and Thalia is shown as age 19 born inJanuary 1881. All three girls appear to be shown as three years youngerthan their correct ages, possibly because they were still single.

Citations

  1. [S96] SSDI, Source: Social Security record for SSN 341-44-1087 shows Vivien A Cords was born 2/9/1880 inile living in IL at ZIP 60181.

Walter Laidlaw Thurtell

M, b. 13 February 1888, d. 23 July 1964
Father*Richard Nicklin Thurtell b. 17 Apr 1855, d. 26 Nov 1942
Mother*Margaret R. (?)
  • Walter Laidlaw Thurtell was born on 13 February 1888 at Teeswater, Ontario, Canada.
  • He was the son of Richard Nicklin Thurtell and Margaret R. (?).
  • Walter Laidlaw Thurtell died on 23 July 1964 at age 76.
     Reference: 770. Walter Laidlaw Thurtell The information about Walter Laidlaw Thurtell and his family was receivedfrom Charlotte Angst Mackie in 1997. It shows he was born on February 12or 13, 1888. The 1901 Ontario Census index for Bruce East District found online on theancestry.com database on March 25, 2001, shows Richard Thurtell and hisfamily in Teeswater, Ontario, Canada. This index shows the record is onFilm T-6461, Division 1, Page 5, Family 49, Entries 19-22. It showsRichard Thurtell as head of the household and that he was born April 17,1855, in Ontario. His wife, Margaret R. Thurtell, is shown as born July8, 1858, in Ontario. His son Walter Thurtell is shown as born February12, 1888, in Ontario; and his son Wilfred Thurtell is shown as bornOctober 15, 1889, in Ontario. The Halton Local History index on the internet(http://spartan.hhpl.on.ca/localhistory/forms.htm) shows that anengagement notice for Laidlaw Thurtell appeared in the 'Acton Free Press'on September 6, 1917, on page 3, column 3. World Family Tree Volume 13, Tree 1840, shows 'Walter Laidlaw Thurtle,born February 12, 1888, to Margaret Laidlaw and Thurtle.' That treelists his children and grandchildren with the last name Thurtle and alldetails shown as 'private.' It also lists his brother as 'WilfredStewart Thurtle, born October 15, 1890,' and shows Wilfred's wife asMargaret with children as Janet? and Carol?

Wilfred Stewart Thurtell

M, b. 15 October 1889, d. 17 January 1975
Father*Richard Nicklin Thurtell b. 17 Apr 1855, d. 26 Nov 1942
Mother*Margaret R. (?)
  • Wilfred Stewart Thurtell was born on 15 October 1889 at Teeswater, Ontario, Canada.1
  • He was the son of Richard Nicklin Thurtell and Margaret R. (?).
  • Wilfred Stewart Thurtell married an unknown person circa 1917 at Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • He married an unknown person circa 1945 at Possibly Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • He married an unknown person circa 1951.
  • He married an unknown person in 1962.
  • He was buried in 1975 at Eureka Pioneer Cemetery, Newport, Lincoln County, Oregon.
  • He died on 17 January 1975 at Salem, Polk County, Oregon, at age 85.
     Reference: 771. Wilfred Stewart Thurtell Most of the information about Wilfred Thurtell was received fromCharlotte Angst Mackie in 1997. It shows that his nickname was Wif andthat he was a doctor in Newport, Oregon, and retired to San Diego,California. The 1901 Ontario Census index for Bruce East District found online on theancestry.com database on March 25, 2001, shows Richard Thurtell and hisfamily in Teeswater, Ontario, Canada. This index shows the record is onFilm T-6461, Division 1, Page 5, Family 49, Entries 19-22. It showsRichard Thurtell as head of the household and that he was born April 17,1855, in Ontario. His wife, Margaret R. Thurtell, is shown as born July8, 1858, in Ontario. His son Walter Thurtell is shown as born February12, 1888, in Ontario; and his son Wilfred Thurtell is shown as bornOctober 15, 1889, in Ontario. No record for any marriage in Lincoln County, Oregon, or any other recordof Wilfred Thurtell was found in online Oregon State ArchivesGenealogical Information Locator in October 2000 found on the internet athttp://159.121.115.13/databases/searchgeneal.html. This search engineincluded 1924-1947 Lincoln County marriages. The web site for the OregonState Archives as of October 2000 was athttp://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/default.html. An article that appeared in the 'Newport Journal,' Newport, Oregon, onWednesday, March 27, 1940, on page 1, found in microfilm at theUniversity of Oregon Library, Eugene, Oregon, showed 'Erecting NewBusiness Building - Dr. W. S. Thurtell has purchased the lot on Hurbertstreet between the Skating Rink and the Bakery from Dick Wenner and has acrew at work on the excavation for the foundation of a new 30 by 40 footoffice and store building. It will be a one story frame structure,divided to accomodate a store and an office. Construction work willstart on the building as soon as possible.' The Social Security death record shows that Wilfred Thurtell, SocialSecurity Number 540-26-9996, which was issued in Oregon before 1951, wasborn October 15, 1889, and died in January 1975 while residing in Salem,Polk County, Oregon 97304. His Social Security numident and masterbeneficiary records confirm that he was born Octpber 15, 1889. He filedfor Social Security in about November 1954 at the office in Salem,Oregon, and was entitled to Social Security benefits until his death inJanuary 1975. His wife, Martha E. Thurtell, was entitled to wife'sbenefits on his account effective May 1966, and was converted to widow'sbenefits effective January 1975, which she received until her deathOctober 16, 1994. Her date of birth was established as May 8, 1904, andher own Social Security number is shown as 541-52-1680. Her mailingaddress was 740 West Hills Way North West, Salem, Oregon 97304-3652, atthe time of her death. World Family Tree Volume 13, Tree 1840, shows 'Walter Laidlaw Thurtle,born February 12, 1888, to Margaret Laidlaw and Thurtle.' That treelists his children and grandchildren with the last name Thurtle and alldetails shown as 'private.' It also lists his brother as 'WilfredStewart Thurtle, born October 15, 1890,' and shows Wilfred's wife asMargaret with children as Janet? and Carol? An index to newspaper obituaries found on the internet in September 2000at http://ladyecloud.hypermart.net/LincolnCoObitsTUV.htm showed that anobituary for Wilfred Stewart Thurtell appeared in 'The News Guard,'Lincoln County, Oregon, on January 23, 1975. The obituary in 'The News Guard,' Lincoln City, Oregon, on page 10 of theJanuary 23, 1975, issue is available on microfilm in the Driftwood PublicLibrary, Lincoln City, Oregon. It shows, 'Dr. Wilfred Stewart Thurtell,85, Newport, died at a Salem nursing home on January 10. Funeralservices were held Monday, January 13 at 3 p.m. at Bateman FuneralChapel, Newport. Rev. Charles E. Poling of the First Presbyterian Churchin Newport officiated. Officers of Newport Masonic Lodge No. 85assisted. Dr. Thurtell was born in Teeswater, Ontario, Canada on Oct.15, 1889. He graduated from Western Medical College in London, Ontario,Canada and practiced medicine in his native country until 1924 when hemoved to Newport. He practiced in Newport until his retirement in 1945.Since 1958 he had resided in Salem and maintained a summer home on DevilsLake. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, the Newport MasonicLodge, the Salem Elks Club and life member of the American MedicalAssociation. Surviving are his wife, Martha Ellen; one step-daughter,Mrs. Irene Rairigh, Albany, Ore., two grand-daughters, Mrs. Janet Ashleyand Miss Carol Stenzel, both of Greshan, Ore; and one nephew, StewartThurtell, Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada.' A listing of people buried in Eureka Pioneer Cemetery, Newport, Oregon,found on the internet in November 2001 athttp://users.wi.net/~census/lesson17.html shows Florence S. Thurtell(1891-1942) and Dr. W. S. Thurtell (1889-1975) are buried there.

Citations

  1. [S97] SSDI, Social Security record SSN 540-26-9996 confirms Wilfred S. Thurtell was born 10/15/1889 and d.

Alice Mickle

F, b. 10 June 1855, d. 20 June 1855
Father*Charles Mickle
Mother*Ellen Thurtell b. 22 Feb 1827, d. 10 May 1882
  • Alice Mickle was born on 10 June 1855 at Ontario, Canada.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Mickle and Ellen Thurtell.
  • Alice Mickle died on 20 June 1855 at Ontario, Canada.
     Reference: 793. Alice Mickle She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Mary Thurtell

F, b. circa 1843, d. 1843
Father*Benjamin Thurtell b. 9 Jun 1795, d. 31 Aug 1854
Mother*Sarah Ann Davie

Anne Everitt Thurtell

F, b. circa 1843, d. 1843
Father*Benjamin Thurtell b. 9 Jun 1795, d. 31 Aug 1854
Mother*Sarah Ann Davie
     Anne Everitt Thurtell Anne and Mary Thurtell were twins and both died young in 1843. They werefirst buried in the Old Burying Ground in Guelph, which later became theBaker Street Parking Lot, and were later moved to Woodlawn Cemetery,Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Their names are inscribed on the monument ofGeorge Davie, their mother's brother.

Gladys Thurtell

F, b. 1871, d. 15 November 1871
Father*George Davie Thurtell b. 18 Jun 1843, d. 6 Feb 1908
Mother*Fanny Cecilia Harland
  • Gladys Thurtell was buried in 1871 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
  • She was born in 1871 at Guelph Township, Ontario, Canada.
  • She was the daughter of George Davie Thurtell and Fanny Cecilia Harland.
  • Gladys Thurtell died on 15 November 1871 at Guelph Township, Ontario, Canada.
     Gladys Thurtell Gladys Thurtell died as an infant. Information received from CharlotteMackie in 2001 showed that Gladys Thurtell was born in 1871 in GuelphTownship, Ontario, Canada, and died November 15, 1871. She is buried inWoodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Robert Lincoln Thurtell

M, b. 22 January 1886, d. 12 August 1965
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Eva S. Minnick b. Nov 1855, d. Sep 1914
  • Robert Lincoln Thurtell was buried at Akron, Washington County, Colorado.
  • He was born on 22 January 1886 at Sioux City, Plymouth County, Iowa.1
  • He was the son of Frank Thurtell and Eva S. Minnick.
  • Robert Lincoln Thurtell married an unknown person on 31 December 1914 at Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa.
  • He died on 12 August 1965 at Akron, Washington County, Colorado, at age 79.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Elkhorn, Plymouth, IowaRobert Lincoln Thurtell was listed as a son in Frank Thurtell's household on the 1900 Census at Elkhorn, Plymouth, Iowa.2
     Robert Lincoln Thurtell Robert L. Thurtell and his family are listed in the U.S. Census for 1920 in Washington County, Colorado, SD 2, ED 219, sheet 4, lines 51-55. He is shown as a farmer, age 33, owning his home with a mortgage, in general farming on his own account, born in Iowa, as were both his parents. His wife, Sylvia A., is shown as age 22, born in Nebraska, whose parents were both born in Iowa. Their daughter, Edith E., is shown as 4 1/2, born in South Dakota. Their daughter, Emma R., is shown as 2 9/12, born in Colorado. Their daughter, Florence S., is listed as born in Colorado and age 10/12. The Social Security death index shows that Robert Thurtell was born January 22, 1886, and died in August 1965. His Social Security number,522-20-4665, was issued in Colorado before 1951. Their marriage certificate shows that Robt. L. Thurtell and Sylvia Ann Pierson were married December 31, 1914, at Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, by a justice of the peace. The witnesses were Tony Thurtell and A.S. Hoyt. The death certificate for Robert Lincoln Thurtell shows he died at home at 382 Ash, Akron, Washington County, Colordo, on August 12, 1965, at4:10 P.M. The informant was his daughter, Mrs. N. W. Irving, 4912 Harwood Drive, Des Moines, Iowa. It shows he was born on January 22,1886, in Kingsley, Iowa, the son of Frank Thurtell and Eva M. Minnick,and that he was age 79, a white male, and a retired farmer. It lists his Social Security number as 522-20-4665, and shows he was married. The immediate cause of death was pneumonia, bronchial severe for the prior 36 hours, with cardian decompensation for one week and generalized arteriosclerosis, severe, and other significant conditions of prostatichypertrophy and C.V.A. The attendant was V. V. Davie, M.D., of Akron, Colorado, who had attended him from April 28, 1964, until August 12,1965. The death certificate shows Robert Lincoln Thurtell had lived atthe same address for 48 years and that he was buried on August 16, 1965,at Akron Cemetery, Akron, Colorado, with the Funeral Director Donne C.Gordon, Akron, Colorado. The death certificate is on file in WashingtonCounty, Colorado, file number 17, district 237, reception number 702030. Reference: 1792.

Citations

  1. [S99] SSDI, Social Security records for SSN 522-20-4665 confirm Robert Thurtell was born 1/22/1886 and di.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED102. Dwelling 93.

Mary Florence Thurtell

F, b. December 1876, d. 1951
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Eva S. Minnick b. Nov 1855, d. Sep 1914
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Florence Thurtell was also known as Mary E.
Name VariationMary Florence Thurtell was also known as Mary Amy.
Married Name28 December 1899As of 28 December 1899,her married name was Smith.
  • Mary Florence Thurtell was born in December 1876 at Lewisburg, Grant County, Wisconsin.1
  • She was the daughter of Frank Thurtell and Eva S. Minnick.
  • Mary Florence Thurtell married Walter Smith, son of James Smith and Lucy (?), on 28 December 1899 at Plymouth County, Iowa.2
  • Mary Florence Thurtell died in 1951 at Kingsley, Plymouth County, Iowa.
Census DateLocation
1880Elkhorn, Webster, IowaMary Florence Thurtell was listed as a daughter in Frank Thurtell's household on the 1880 Census at Elkhorn, Webster, Iowa.3
     Mary Florence Thurtell Mary Thurtell is shown as age 4 and born in Wisconsin in the 1880 U.S.Census Soundex for Webster County, Elkhorn Township, Iowa (Vol. 32, E.D.220, Sheet 23, Line 25). She is listed as living with her parents, Frank and Eva Thurtell, her sister Olive age 2, and her brother, Frank age 1. The LDS Vital Records Index CD for North America shows that Walter Smith and Mary E. Thurtell were married December 28, 1899, and that the marriage was recorded in Plymouth, Iowa. The source is FHL Number1404988. Mary was not living with her parents, Frank and Eva S. Thurtell, at the time of the 1900 U.S. Census. She and her husband are shown as the next family on the same page of the 1900 U.S. Census for Elkhorn Township, Plymouth County, Iowa (SD 11, ED 102, Sheet 5). Her husband, Walter Smith, is shown as age 31, born in England in March 1869, and head of the household. He is a farmer who owns his farm but has a mortgage. The census shows that he had immigrated to the United States in 1874 and had lived in the country for 26 years but does not show that he had become a naturalized citizen. His wife is shown as Mary E. Smith, age 23 and born in December 1876 in Wisconsin, with both of her parents born in Wisconsin. The census shows that Walter and Mary Smith had been married 0 years and that she was the mother of 0 children. Living with them are Walter Smith's parents and sister. His father is James Smith, a farmer born in June 1835 in England and age 64 years old, and his mother is Lucy Smith, born in April 1839 in England and age 61. Both of them had immigrated to the United States in 1874 and had lived in the country 26 years. Only James Smith is shown as a naturalized U.S. citizen. They had been married 44 years, and both parents of both of them were also born in England. Walter Smith's sister is Lucy Smith, who is shown as single, age 21, born in New York in April 1874, and whose occupation is shown as at home. Mary and Walter Smith are listed in the 1920 U.S. Census for Plymouth County, Iowa (SD11, ED 127, Page 4B, Line 67) which shows them living on Dover Street, Kinglsey Town, Garfield Township, Plymouth County, Iowa. Walter Smith is shown as age 50, born in England as were both his parents, immigrating to the United States in 1900 and becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1907. It shows Walter Smith is employed as a clerk in a grocery store and owns the home where the family lives. MarySmith, his wife, is shown as age 43, with her place of birth and that ofher parents shown as unknown. All six of their children are shown as born in Iowa. Their daughter Margaret, age 18 or 19, is shown as single and a clerk in a Soft Drink (P???). The soundex shows her age as 18, andthe census could be either 18 or 19. The last word of the industry in which she works is very hard to read. Their daughter Florence Smith is shown as age 17. Both Margaret and Florence are shown as not having attended school since September 1, 1919. Gilbert, age 15, Edward, age13, and Mary E., age 6, are all shown as in school. Their youngest daughter, Dorothy, age 4, is not yet in school. Walter Smith's mother, Lucy Smith, is a widow, aged 82 and born in England as were both herparents. The 1920 census shows she immigrated to the United States in 1940, probably meaning 1900 which was also inaccurate, and that she was not a United States citizen.

Citations

  1. [S100] Census Bureau, She is shown as age 4 and born in WI in the 1880 U.S. Census Soundex for Webster County, Elkh.
  2. [S170] LDS, The 1998 LDS Vital Records Index for North America CD shows Walter Smith and Mary E. Thurteln as FHL Number 1404988.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0369 Sheet 489C.

Olive E. Thurtell

F, b. 6 October 1877, d. 9 October 1906
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Eva S. Minnick b. Nov 1855, d. Sep 1914
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 December 1905As of 28 December 1905,her married name was Thomas.
  • Olive E. Thurtell was born on 6 October 1877 at Lewisburg, Grant County, Wisconsin.1
  • She was the daughter of Frank Thurtell and Eva S. Minnick.
  • Olive E. Thurtell died on 9 October 1906 at Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota, at age 29.
Census DateLocation
1880Elkhorn, Webster, IowaOlive E. Thurtell was listed as a daughter in Frank Thurtell's household on the 1880 Census at Elkhorn, Webster, Iowa.2
13 June 1900Elkhorn, Plymouth, IowaOlive E. Thurtell was listed as a daughter in Frank Thurtell's household on the 1900 Census at Elkhorn, Plymouth, Iowa.3
     Olive E. Thurtell Olive Thurtell is shown as age 2 and born in Wisconsin in the U.S. CensusSoundex for 1880 for Webster County, Elkhorn Township, Iowa (Vol. 32,E.D. 220, Sheet 23, Line 25). She is shown as living with her parents,Frank and Eva Thurtell, her sister Mary age 4, and her brother Frank age1. This record showed both parents and both of her siblings were alsoborn in Wisconsin. In the U.S. Census for 1900 for Iowa (Volume 60, ED 102, SD 11, Sheet 5,Line 71) Olive E. Thurtell is shown as age 22, born in Wisconsin inOctober 1877, living in Elkhorn Township, Plymouth County, Iowa, with herparents, Frank and Eva S. Thurtell, and seven of her younger brothers andsisters on her father's farm. Her occupation is shown as at home. Family information showed she was born in Webster County, Iowa, and thather nickname was Ollie. A database of Bureau of Land Management Records for Meade County, SouthDakota, was found on the internet in July 1999 atftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/sd/meade/land/mead-t.txt. Thisdatabase lists a Belle Travis obtaining land May 8, 1901, in Meridian 7,Township 006N, Range 009E, Section 31, of 160 acres, type 251101(Homestead), Case Type patent, document identification number 2390.There is another listing in this database for Amy Belle Travis obtainingland May 29, 1913, in Meridian 7, Township 007N, Range 006E, Section 20,of 160 acres, type 251101 (Homestead), Case Type patent, documentidentification number 337982. These two listings pertain to BelleThurtell Travis, who was widowed prior to 1901. This same database has alisting for Heirs of Olive E. Thurtell obtaining land June 11, 1912, inMeridian 7, Township 007N, Range 006E, Section 20, of 160 acres, type251101 (Homestead), Case Type patent, document identification number273698. This listing pertains to this Olive E. Thurtell. The file from the above homestead record shows that Olive E. Thurtell wassingle at the time she originally made her homestead application. Shehad originally been approved for a homestead for the North East Quarterof Section Fifteen, Township Five North, of Range 6 East, Black HillsMeridian, having filed for this homestead on September 7, 1904, H. E.Number 8705. She made her settlement on this land and erected a houseand then learned that the exact same property had been granted as ahomestead on August 22, 1904, H. E. Number 8661, to a Martha Berkvam.Olive Thurtell was then approved after delays lasting several months fora second homestead since she had had to relinquish the first one. Thesecond homestead was for 160 acres in the Northwest Quarter of Section 20in Township 7 North of Range 6 East, Black Hills Meridian, HomesteadEntry Number 0391. Her homestead affidavit signed October 30, 1905,showed she was Olive E. Thurtell of Sturgis, So. Dak., over 21 years ofage and a single woman. She signed the registry return receipt fordelivery of paperwork on March 15, 1906, as Olive E. Thurtell, and beganliving on her homestead in March 1906, with a home built on the land atthat time. She apparently married Charles E. Thomas shortly afterwards,and he moved to her homestead, giving up the homestead claim he hadpreviously filed himself. Olive Thurtell Thomas died in 1906 per familyrecords. The paperwork completed in 1911 by Charles E. Thomas as theheir of Olive E. Thurtell showed that he had continued living at thehomestead after the death of his wife, Olive, and that as of November 15,1911, he was married with three children. The same affidavit showed thathe was age 36, with a post office address of Vale, South Dakota, and thathe was born in Maine. By 1911 he had about 110 acres of the land untercultivation and improvements valued at $1500. The land patent number273698 was finally approved June 11, 1912. The afffidavits to supportCharles Thomas' claim were all completed on November 15, 1911, in Newell,Butte County, South Dakota, within the Belle fourche land district, thenearest and most accessible qualified officer in the district in whichthe land is located. The file also contains the affidavit of PeterFelion, age 57, of Vale, South Dakota, who lived on the adjoining landand confirmed that he had known Charles Thomas for about 5 1/2 years andthe land for 25 years and confirmed that the original entrywoman was deadand that her husband, Charles Thomas, had not been absent from thehomestead and had over 100 acres under cultivation, and that he was notrelated to the claimant. An affidavit from John S. McGill, age 55 years,of Vale, South Dakota, confirmed he lived on the land just across theroad and that he had known the claimant and the land about six years andthat Charles Thomas had about 100 acres under cultivation and that he wasnot related to the claimant. Jane Ward advised in January 2000 that her records showed that OliveThurtell was born October 6, 1879, in Lewisburg, Meade County, Wisconsin,and died October 9, 1906. This record of hers listed no sources.Lewisburg, Wisconsin, is in Grant County, Wisconsin, and is probablywhere she was born. Meade County, South Dakota, is where she died. Shealso advised that she showed that Olive's grandson was the personal pilotto the governor of South Dakota. Their Meade County, South Dakota, marriage certificate shows Olive E.Thurtell (shown also as Olive B Thurtell in the same document), age 28,and Charles E. Thomas, age 30, both of Sturgis, Meade County, SouthDakota, were married December 28, 1905, in Sturgis by a minister, J. S.Dimwitt (that's what the last name looks like, but it could be Dimmitt orsomething similar). Witnesses were Mary M. Newell and D. J. Newell.They got their license December 27, 1905, and the record was filedJanuary 6, 1906. Her death certificate confirms Olive E. Thomas, a married white femaleage 28, died October, 9, 1906, in Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota.The cause of death was Puerperal Eclampia. The medical certifier was J.H. Naftzger, MD, and the death certificate was filed November 1, 1906, onPage 1, Book A, in Meade County, South Dakota. There is no record of a baby born to Olive and Charles Thomas on file ineither Meade County or at the state office based on a search done inJanuary and February 2000. However, the cause of death almost certainlymeans Olive had a baby. Information that had been received from RobertJohnson as part of a family record showed Olive Thurtell was stillborn.It seems quite likely that it was her baby that was stillborn, since theonly child living with Charles E. Thomas and his second wife by the 1910census was born after Olive Thurtell Thomas died.

Citations

  1. [S101] Census Bureau, She is shown as age 2 born in WI in the 1880 U.S. Census Soundex for Webster County, Elkhorn.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0369 Sheet 489C.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED102. Dwelling 93.

Frank Thurtell

M, b. 10 May 1878, d. 28 July 1901
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Eva S. Minnick b. Nov 1855, d. Sep 1914
  • Frank Thurtell was born on 10 May 1878 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Frank Thurtell and Eva S. Minnick.
  • Frank Thurtell died on 28 July 1901 at typhoid fever, probably Plymouth County, Iowa, at age 23.
Census DateLocation
1880Elkhorn, Webster, IowaFrank Thurtell was listed as a son in Frank Thurtell's household on the 1880 Census at Elkhorn, Webster, Iowa.1
     Reference: 1889. Frank Thurtell Frank Thurtell is listed in the 1880 U.S. Census Soundex for WebsterCounty, Elkhorn Township, Iowa (Vol. 32, E.D. 220, Sheet 23, Line 25) asbeing age 1 and born in Wisconsin. He is shown living with his parents,Frank and Eva Thurtell, and his sisters Mary age 4 and Olive age 2. He is listed in the U.S. Census for Iowa for 1900 (Vol. 60, ED 102, SD11, Sheet 7, Line 12) as living in Lincoln Township, Plymouth County,Iowa, and being a white male, age 22, born in May 1878 in Wisconsin,although the census soundex showed his age was 21. He is listed assingle and a farm laborer and is enumerated with the family of Ada Henry,who is a widowed farmer age 26, born in Iowa in February 1874, who hasfive children, the oldest of whom is only 8. Family records show he died of typhoid fever at age 23.

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0369 Sheet 489C.

Anthony Thurtell

M, b. March 1884, d. 12 November 1964
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Eva S. Minnick b. Nov 1855, d. Sep 1914
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnthony Thurtell was also known as Tony.
  • Anthony Thurtell was born in March 1884 at Webster County, Iowa.
  • He was the son of Frank Thurtell and Eva S. Minnick.
  • Anthony Thurtell died on 12 November 1964 at Council Bluffs, Iowa, at age 80.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Elkhorn, Plymouth, IowaAnthony Thurtell was listed as a son in Frank Thurtell's household on the 1900 Census at Elkhorn, Plymouth, Iowa.1
5 January 1920Sioux City, Woodbury, IowaAnthony Thurtell was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.2
     Reference: 1890. Anthony Thurtell The U.S. Census soundex for Iowa for 1920 for Woodbury County, Volume 91, ED 221, Sheet 6, Line 59, lists Tony Thertell, age 37, born in Iowa, living with his wife and daughter at 1327 Virginia, Sioux City, Iowa. His wife is shown on the soundex as Rouse W. Thertell, age 24, born in Iowa. Their daughter, Thelma D. Thertell, is shown as age 6, born in Iowa. The census record shows Tony Thertell as a married white male age 37 who owns his own home but has a mortgage. It shows he was born in Iowa but that his parents were both born in Russia with a mother tongue of Hebrew, like the parents of his neighbors (obviously an error). It shows his occupation as a laborer with the city. His wife's name looks like Rouse W. Thertell in the census, which shows her as a married white female born in Iowa whose mother was born in Iowa and father was born in Indiana. The census record shows they could both read, write, and speak English. Their daughter, Thelma Thertell, is shown as a single white female age 6 who is in school and who was born in Iowa, as were both her parents.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED102. Dwelling 93.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED221. Dwelling 119.

Carson Thurtell

M, b. 30 July 1889, d. 18 July 1901
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Eva S. Minnick b. Nov 1855, d. Sep 1914
  • Carson Thurtell was born on 30 July 1889 at Plymouth County, Iowa.
  • He was the son of Frank Thurtell and Eva S. Minnick.
  • Carson Thurtell died on 18 July 1901 at Elkhorn Township, Iowa, at age 11.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Elkhorn, Plymouth, IowaCarson Thurtell was listed as a son in Frank Thurtell's household on the 1900 Census at Elkhorn, Plymouth, Iowa.1
     Carson Thurtell Carson Thurtell drowned at age 14 and is buried at the cemetery in Kingsley, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED102. Dwelling 93.

Eva M. Thurtell

F, b. 4 January 1894, d. 11 January 1978
Eva Thurtell - circa 1915
Eva Thurtell, Grace Newkirk, Lulu Newkirk - Fall of 1914
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Eva S. Minnick b. Nov 1855, d. Sep 1914
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEva M. Thurtell was also known as Eve.
Married Name3 January 1922As of 3 January 1922,her married name was Faul.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Elkhorn, Plymouth, IowaEva M. Thurtell was listed as a daughter in Frank Thurtell's household on the 1900 Census at Elkhorn, Plymouth, Iowa.2
1 January 1925Cedar Rapids, Linn, IowaEva M. Thurtell appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Alfred Frank Faul at Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa.
10 April 1930Des Moines, Polk, IowaEva M. Thurtell was listed as wife in Alfred Frank Faul's household on the 1930 Census at Des Moines, Polk, Iowa.3
     Eva M. Thurtell obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Ames, Story, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S102] SSDI, Social Security record for SSN 482-30-5758, which was issued in Iowa, shows Eva Faul was born.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED102. Dwelling 93.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED8. Dwelling 75.

Grace L. Thurtell

F, b. February 1897, d. 9 January 1992
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Eva S. Minnick b. Nov 1855, d. Sep 1914
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name30 November 1922As of 30 November 1922,her married name was Thompson.
  • Grace L. Thurtell was born in February 1897 at Plymouth, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Thurtell and Eva S. Minnick.
  • Grace L. Thurtell married Gordon Thompson on 30 November 1922 at Minnehaha, South Dakota, The South Dakota Marriage Certificate Index for 1905-1949 found on ancestry.com in August 2004 shows that Grace Thurtell, age 24, gender female, married Gordon Thompson, age 23, gender male, on November 30, 1922, in Minnehaha County, South Dakota. Grace's county of residence is shown as Sioux County, and her Post Office is shown as Hawarden, Iowa. Gordon's county of residence is shown as Minnehaha County, South Dakota, and his Post Office is listed as Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • Grace L. Thurtell died on 9 January 1992 at Riverside, California, at age 94.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Elkhorn, Plymouth, IowaGrace L. Thurtell was listed as a daughter in Frank Thurtell's household on the 1900 Census at Elkhorn, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED102. Dwelling 93.

Frank Thurtell

M, b. 16 December 1852, d. 22 March 1929
Father*Edward Brookes Thurtell b. 17 Sep 1815, d. 16 May 1876
Mother*Amy Burns b. 11 Aug 1820, d. 27 Oct 1911
  • Frank Thurtell was born on 16 December 1852 at Lewisburg, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Edward Brookes Thurtell and Amy Burns.
  • Frank Thurtell married Eva S. Minnick, daughter of Anton Minnick and Louisa (?), on 23 February 1875 at Lewisburg, Grant, Wisconsin.1
  • Frank Thurtell married Mary May Jensen, daughter of (?) Jensen and Mary C. (?), on 4 June 1920 at Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa.
  • Frank Thurtell and Mary May Jensen were divorced circa 1927 at Jefferson, Union, South Dakota, or separation.
  • Frank Thurtell died on 22 March 1929 at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, at age 76 Frank Thurtell obituary.
    Hawarden Independent April 4, 1929 - Frank Thurtell obituary
  • He was buried on 25 March 1929 at Kingsley, Iowa.
Census DateLocation
14 July 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinFrank Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.2
6 August 1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinFrank Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Edward's son Walter Thurtle.3
1880Elkhorn, Webster, IowaFrank Thurtell was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Elkhorn, Webster, Iowa.4
13 June 1900Elkhorn, Plymouth, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Elkhorn, Plymouth, Iowa.5
     Frank Thurtell Frank Thurtell and his family are listed in the U.S. Census soundex for 1880 for Iowa (Vol. 32, E.D. 220, Sheet 23, Line 25) as living in Webster County, Elkhorn Township. This index shows Frank Thurtell as a white male, age 28, born in Wisconsin. It shows his wife, Eva Thurtell, as age 25, born in Wisconsin. His daughter, Mary, is 4 and born in Wisconsin. His daughter, Olive, is 2 and born in Wisconsin. His son, Frank, is 1and born in Wisconsin. The census record itself shows that Frank Thurtell is a farmer, with his father born in England and his mother in Canada. Eva's occupation in the census is shown as keeping house, and her father is shown as born in Pennsylvania and her mother in England. Mary, Olive, and Frank are not yet in school in the census record. Frank Thurtell and his family are listed in the U.S. Census for 1900 for Iowa (Volume 60, ED 102, SD 11, Sheet 5, Line 69) as living in Elkhorn Township, Plymouth County, Iowa. It shows Frank Thurtell as age 48, born in Wisconsin in December 1852, with his father born in England and his mother in Indiana. He owns his farm but has a mortgage. His wife, Eva S. Thurtell, age 44, was born in Wisconsin in November 1855, and the census shows her father was born in Pennsylvania and her mother in England. The census shows they have been married 25 years and that she is the mother of 12 children, of whom 10 are living. His daughter, Olive E. Thurtell, age 22, was born in Wisconsin in October 1877, and her occupation is shown as at home. Their seven younger children were all born in Iowa. Edward B. Thurtell, age 19, was born in March 1889 according to the census soundex, but the last digit of the year is hard to read in the census itself and probably should be 1881. He is shown as a farm laborer. Anthony, age 16, was born in March 1884. Robert L., age14, was born in January 1886. Carson, age 10, was born in July 1889. Blanche L., age 8, was born in February 1892. Eva M., age 6, was born in January 1894. Grace L., age 3, was born in February 1897. The entry about Ransom B. Folts in a 1901 Grant County, Wisconsin, biographical record shows his wife's brother, Frank Thurtell, was a farmer in Iowa. The marriage certificate for Frank Thurtell and Mary Smith shows they were married in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, on June 4, 1920, and the record was filed July 12, 1920. The groom is shown as age 69 and born in Wisconsin, and the bride is shown as age 31 and born in Mapleton, Iowa. During the 1999 Thurtell Family Reunion Frank Thurtell's daughters, Dorothy Thurtell Richardson, and May Thurtell Thomas, advised that Frank and his second wife, Mary May Thurtell, separated about 1927 or 1928 in Jefferson, South Dakota. She had told her daughters that they were divorced, but neither of them had ever seen divorce papers nor were they sure at all that there was any divorce. Dorothy Richardson recalled that Frank Thurtell was hospitalized for quite a while, probably about six months, at St. Joseph Hospital, Sioux City, Iowa, before his death, and that she had visited him there. Another family source had shown that he died in St. Vincent's Hospital, Sioux City, Iowa. The death certificate for Frank Thurtell shows a state registration number of 097-6962. It confirms that he died at St. Vincent's Hospital, Sioux City, Sioux City Township, Woodbury County, Iowa, on March 22,1929. His residence is shown as the Ego Hotel, and the death certificate shows he had resided in the city for 50 years. It shows he was a divorced white male with no spouse's name shown and that he was born December 16, 1852, in Wisconsin and was age 76 years, 3 months, 16 days. His occupation is shown as retired. His parents are listed as Edward Thurtell, born in England, and Amy Burns, born in Indiana. The informant was Mrs. Eva Faul (although her signed surname looks more like Fall) of Des Moines. The doctor, Ja. Thomson, M. D., of Sioux City, Iowa, showed he attended the deceased from April 10, 1928, to March 22, 1929, and that the cause of death was Cerebral Hemorrhage with a secondary problem of Paresia. The date of burial is shown as March 25, 1929, in Kingsley, with the undertaker's signature looking like E. H. Derby of Kingsley.

Children of Frank Thurtell and Eva S. Minnick

Children of Frank Thurtell and Mary May Jensen

Citations

  1. [S5] Wisconsin, Wisconsin Marriages, 1835-1900.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 95. Dwelling 684.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 102.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0369 Sheet 489C.
  5. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED102. Dwelling 93.

George Thurtell

M, b. 19 March 1924, d. 18 May 1984
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Mary May Jensen b. c 1890
  • George Thurtell was born on 19 March 1924 at Mountain View, Howell County, Missouri.
  • He was the son of Frank Thurtell and Mary May Jensen.
  • George Thurtell married an unknown person on 13 March 1954 at Lexington, Nebraska.
  • He died on 18 May 1984 at West Plaines Hospital, Trask, Missouri, at age 60.1
  • He was buried after 18 May 1984 at Walker's Chapel Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri.
Census DateLocation
2 April 1930Lemon, Lincoln, NebraskaGeorge Thurtell was listed as a half-brother in William Jensen Smith's household on the 1930 Census at Lemon, Lincoln, Nebraska.2
     Reference: 2092. George Thurtell The Social Security death index shows that George Thurtell, whose Social Security number 506-22-8130 was issued in Nebraska, was born March 19,1924, and died in May 1984 while residing in Mountain View, Howell County, Missouri 65548. An internet listing of cemeteries found in May 2000 athttp://searches.rootsweb.com/usgenweb/archives/mo/howell/ceme teries/walkchap.txt shows that George Thurtell, 1924 - 1985, is buried at Walker'sChapel Cemetery, Howell, County, Missouri. Directions are shown as 'Hwy60 west out of Mountain View, turn left on Y, and go to farm road 298.'

Citations

  1. [S103] SSDI, Social Security record for SSN 506-22-8130, which was issued in NE, shows George Thurtell was.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-25. Dwelling 3.

May Annabelle Thurtell

F, b. 6 December 1925
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Mary May Jensen b. c 1890
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 June 1947As of 20 June 1947,her married name was Thomas.
  • May Annabelle Thurtell was born on 6 December 1925 at Jefferson City, Union, South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Thurtell and Mary May Jensen.
Census DateLocation
2 April 1930Lemon, Lincoln, NebraskaMay Annabelle Thurtell was listed as a half-sister in William Jensen Smith's household on the 1930 Census at Lemon, Lincoln, Nebraska.1
     May Annabelle Thurtell May Thurtell Thomas provided information about herself and her descendants, her brother, and her parents at the 1999 Thurtell Family Reunion in Cleveland, New York. Her sister, Dorothy Richardson, and daughter, Roberta Thomas Knapp, also attended, along with several of Dorothy Richardson's descendants. May recalled that her parents had separated when she was only about two years old. She had moved with her mother and siblings to Nebraska on March 19, 1930, the birthday of her brother, George Thurtell. She had helped on the farm her mother rented and operated in Nebraska. In a December 1999 letter May Thomas recalled that she was not sure where her parents met. Her older siblings Dorothy and George were both born in Missouri where their parents had a farm. She was born in Jefferson, South Dakota, and was pretty sure that was where her parents went when they left Missouri. She advised that she and her husband, Virgil Thomas, lived on a farm, which was owned by the man for whom her husband worked. After her husband's death, May and her children moved back with her mother and brother until her son, Virgil, was about six months old. She then moved back to Lebanon, Nebraska, and did housework for the family for whom her husband had worked until her son Virgil was about 1 1/2. At that time her half brother's wife died leaving him with four small children. She then shared a home with her half brother, who worked in a hay mill and provided the food while she kept house and took care of the six children. They all moved to California in 1956, but her half brother did not like it there and moved back to Nebraska. May had a job at a precision drill factory, where she stayed for 12 1/2 years, and then got a job at Centinela Hospital in 1969. She worked there until her retirement in 1990. After two years of retirement she decided she was too 'healthy to just sit around so asked them for part time work and they said sure. It's almost full time now but hopefully they will get more hired so I can work a little less.'

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-25. Dwelling 3.

Edward Thurtell

M, b. 1843, d. 27 August 1863
Father*Edward Brookes Thurtell b. 17 Sep 1815, d. 16 May 1876
Mother*Amy Burns b. 11 Aug 1820, d. 27 Oct 1911
  • Edward Thurtell was born in 1843 at Wisconsin.1
  • He was the son of Edward Brookes Thurtell and Amy Burns.
  • Edward Thurtell died on 27 August 1863 at Paducah, Kentucky.2
  • He was buried after 27 August 1863 at Mound City National Cemetery, Illinois, He was in the 25th Wisconsin Infantry in the U.S. Civil War. He is buried at Mound City National Cemetery, Illinois.
Census DateLocation
19 September 1850East district no 25 (Jamestown), Grant, WisconsinEdward Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1850 Census at East district no 25 (Jamestown), Grant, Wisconsin.3
14 July 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinEdward Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.4
     Edward Thurtell The 1850 U.S. Census for Jamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin, page 136, ennumerated September 19, 1850, shows Edward Thurtle as the oldest child of Edward B. Thurtle and Anna Thurtle. Edward was 7, born in Wisconsin, and attended school at the time of the census. The Wisconsin Military Index Card Microfilm for the U.S. Civil War on file in the U.S. National Archives in Microfilm 559, Number 30 showsEdward Thurtell was a Private in the 25th Wisconsin Infantry. He istherefore undoubtedly the E. Thurtell listed in the Roll of Honor Volume XXVI, Names of Soldiers Who Died in Defense of the Union Interred in the National Cemeteries, which was published in Washington, DC, originally in1871. This record shows E. Thurtell, a Private in the 25th Wisconsin Infantry, died August 27, 1863, and is buried at Mound City National Cemetery, Illinois, in Section E, Grave 4419, and that his original placeof burial had been in Paducah, Kentucky. This cemetery is located at Junction - Highways 37 and 51, Mound City, Illinois 62963, 314-260-8691. Information from the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, 30 West Mifflin Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7843, e-mail REFDESK@@mail.state.wi.us, shows that Edward Thurtell was a Private in Company I of the 25th Wisconsin Infantry. His residence is shown as Hazel Green. He enlisted August 15,1862, and died August 30, 1863, in Paducah, Kentucky, from disease. The entry about Ransom B. Folts in a 1901 Grant County, Wisconsin, biographical record shows his wife's brother, Edward Thurtell, died in the Civil War. There is an microfilmed index card on file at the National Archives,Chicago Region, in the General Pension Index microfilm series for Edward Thurtell showing that his mother, Amy Thurtell, filed for a veteran's pension on September 5, 1890, in South Dakota, based on the service of Edward Thurtell, which is shown as I 25 Wis. Inf. The application number of her pension was 476.014, and the certificate number was 356.690.

Citations

  1. [S104] Census Bureau, 1850 U.S. Census for Jamestown, Grant County, WI, page 136, ennumerated 9/19/1850, shows Edwaed school at the time of the census.
  2. [S105] Wisconsin, Information from the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, 30 West Mifflin Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53h Wisconsin Infantry. His residence is shown as Hazel Green. He enlisted August 15, 1862, a.
  3. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 717.
  4. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 95. Dwelling 684.

Anne Thurtell

F, b. 24 September 1844, d. 4 July 1912
Father*Edward Brookes Thurtell b. 17 Sep 1815, d. 16 May 1876
Mother*Amy Burns b. 11 Aug 1820, d. 27 Oct 1911
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnne Thurtell was also known as Annie.
Married Name22 March 1869As of 22 March 1869,her married name was Folts.
Census DateLocation
19 September 1850East district no 25 (Jamestown), Grant, WisconsinAnne Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1850 Census at East district no 25 (Jamestown), Grant, Wisconsin.3
14 July 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinAnne Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.4
6 August 1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinAnne Thurtell was listed in Walter Thurtell's household on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; Next door to Walter's father Edward Thurtle.5
5 June 1880Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinAnne Thurtell was listed as wife in Ransom B. Folts's household on the 1880 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.6
9 June 1900Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinAnne Thurtell was listed as wife in Ransom B. Folts's household on the 1900 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.7
19 April 1910Platteville Ward 1, Grant, WisconsinAnne Thurtell was listed as wife in Ransom B. Folts's household on the 1910 Census at Platteville Ward 1, Grant, Wisconsin.8
     Anne Thurtell Records of Greenwood Cemetery, Grant County, Wisconsin, show AnneThurtell Folts and her husband, Ranson B. Folts, are buried there. These records show Anne was born September 24, 1844, and died July 4, 1912. There is a notice in the 'Grant County Herald,' of March 30, 1869, on page 3 in column 3 about the marriage of Anna Thurtell to R. B. Folts in Jamestown on March 22, 1869. This notice is indexed in the book'Memorable Happenings in the Grant County Herald, 1843-1869' and is the only mention of anyone with the last name Thurtell or Thurtle in this book according to a lookup request done in 1999. She had 3 with 2 living in 1910 children.

Children of Anne Thurtell and Ransom B. Folts

Citations

  1. [S106] Census Bureau, 1850 U.S. Census for Jamestown, Grant County, WI, page 136, ennumerated 9/19/1850, shows Ann.
  2. [S171] Wisconsin, WI marriage index for Grant County, vol. 5, page 15, county of Grant vol. A, sequence 06885-0unty, WI, marriage index shows Anne Thurtell, daughter of E. B. Thurtell and Amy ______, marr.
  3. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 717.
  4. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 95. Dwelling 684.
  5. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 103.
  6. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED110. Dwelling 49.
  7. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED37. Sheet 5B. Dewlling 73.
  8. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED40. Dwelling 255.

Walter Thurtell

M, b. 31 March 1847, d. 17 December 1921
Father*Edward Brookes Thurtell b. 17 Sep 1815, d. 16 May 1876
Mother*Amy Burns b. 11 Aug 1820, d. 27 Oct 1911
  • Walter Thurtell was born on 31 March 1847 at Grant County, Wisconsin.1
  • He was the son of Edward Brookes Thurtell and Amy Burns.
  • Walter Thurtell married Emma Bechtel, daughter of Justus Bechtel and Barbara Beckett, on 22 July 1880 at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • Walter Thurtell and Emma Bechtel were divorced in December 1920 Emma Thurtell granted divorce from Walter Thurtell after waiting 20 years for him to come back.
    Fayette County Leader December 2, 1920 - Emma Thurtell granted divorce from Walter Thurtell after waiting 20 years for him to come back
  • Walter Thurtell died on 17 December 1921 at Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, at age 74.2
Census DateLocation
19 September 1850East district no 25 (Jamestown), Grant, WisconsinWalter Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1850 Census at East district no 25 (Jamestown), Grant, Wisconsin.3
14 July 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinWalter Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.4
6 August 1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinWalter Thurtell was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin, Next door to Walter's father Edward Thurtle..5
June 1880Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaHe was listed as a laborer with the F. B. Lawrence family on the 1880 Census at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.6
     Walter Thurtell The 1850 U.S. Census for Jamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin, page 136,ennumerated September 19, 1850, shows Walter Thurtle, age 4, born inWisconsin, living with his parents, Edward B. Thurtle and Anna Thurtle. The 1860 U.S. Census for Jamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin, enumeratedJuly 14, 1860, on page 95 lists Edward B. Thurtle and his family. Itshows the Post Office was Fair Play, Wisconsin. Edward B. Thurtle isshown as age 44, a farmer born in England whose real estate is valued at$3500 and personal property is valued at $900. Living with him is AmyThurtle, age 39, born in Indiana, and eight children, all of whom wereborn in Wisconsin. Edward is 17 and a farmer. Ann, age 15, Walter, age13, Mary, age 11, Frank, age 9, and Frederick, age 6, are all shown as inschool. The two youngest children are Harriet, age 3, and a not named daughter, age 1. The 1870 U.S. Census for the Town of Jamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin,enumerated August 6, 1870, showing the Post Office as Platteville, Grant County, Wisconsin, lists Edward Thurtle and his family on page 15, lines9-15. He is shown as Edward Thurtle, age 54, a farmer whose real estateis worth $7000 and personal property is worth $1200. He is shown as bornin England, with both parents of foreign birth. His wife is shown asAnna Thurtle, age 49, born in Indiana, whose occupation is keepinghouse. All five of the children listed show they were born inWisconsin. Frank, 18, works on the farm. Fred, whose age is shown as13, also works on the farm and attended school in the past year. HarrietE. Thurtle, age 13, and Grace Thurtle, age 11, are shown as at home andattending school in the past year. Anna B. Thurtle, age 9, is also shownas attending school. On the same page of the 1870 census on line 16 is Walter Thurtle, age 25,born in Wisconsin, who works on the farm. Also on the same page on lines17-18 are Ann Folts, age 56, born in Wisconsin, whose occupation iskeeping house, and Edward R. Folts, age 1, born in Wisconsin. On lines19-21 are Ransom Folts, age 27, born in New York, who works on a farm;Ann Folts, age 25, born in Wisconsin, whose occupation is keeping house;and Ransom Foltz, age 2/12, who was born in March 1870 in Wisconsin. He is undoubtedly the 'Watt Thurtell' in the 1880 U.S. Census National Index living in the 4th Ward, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, page 204C.This shows him as a white male age 35 born in New York whose occupationis shown as collector. The census record itself is found on Page 11, SD2, ED 175, which is available in image form online in the Ancestry.com library as of June 2001. This shows Walt Thurtell was living in the 4thWard in the city of Dubuque on 5th Street as a boarder in the boardinghouse of William and Josee Kimes. Also living there was Milton Speer,another boarder, whose occupation is shown as an editor. The marital status column for both of them was left blank, as were the columns for the places of birth of their parents, along with those of most of the other boarders. The additional fact that the place of birth for WaltThurtell is shown as New York is a strong indication that the information was provided by the Kimes family for all the boarders. Emma Bechtel is found in Dubuque living with her parents and siblings in the 1880 U.S.Census (Page 185A, or Page 33, SD 2, ED 174) on Washington Street. The marriage of Walter Thurtell and Emma Bechtel is recorded in Book 4,Page 414, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. It shows that 'On application of said Thurtell and satisfactory proof license issued this 22nd day ofJuly A.D. 1880' for Walter Thurtell - 29, and Emma Bechtel - 20. 'The marriage of the above named parties was duly solemnized by the Rev. Wm.S. Balch at Dubuque, Iowa,' July 22, 1880. No records were kept in Dubuque, Iowa, if either member of a couple being married had been married before. Divorce records for 1880 and earlier exist in both Dubuque County, Iowa, and in Pulaski County, Illinois, but are in such poor order that a researcher would need to go to each county to physically search for such records, according to information received from each of these counties in November 1999. The entry about Ransom B. Folts in a 1901 Grant County, Wisconsin, biographical record shows his wife's brother, Walter Thurtell, was a resident of Honolulu. Information received from Charlotte Mackie in 1998, mostly from Cynthia Kerman, shows Walter Thurtell was born March 31, 1847, in Wisconsin, and that he married Emma Bechtel on July 22, 1880. He was a school teacher and later the editor of the Dubuque, Iowa, newspaper. He and his wife apparently separated some time prior to 1900, since she is listed as the head of the household in the 1900 census. He is listed in the 1900 U.S. Census for Hawaii twice. One listing shows him as Walter Thurtell in Honolulu District, Island of Oahu on MillerStreet (Volume 10, ED 10, Sheet 6, Line 10), enumerated June 4, 1900.This listing shows him as Caucasian, born in March 1847 in Wisconsin and age 53. He is listed with five lodgers, and the field of the census showing whether he owned or rented his home was left blank. This listing shows he has been married 20 years and that his father was born in England and his mother in North Carolina. It shows he immigrated to the Hawaiian Islands in 1899 and has been living in the Hawaiian Islands for 1 1/3 years. His occupation is shown as a journalist, and the census shows there were 0 months in the prior year that he was not employed. He is able to read, write, and speak English but cannot speak Hawaiian.There is another listing in Honolulu District, Island of Oahu, enumerated on June 6, 1900 (Volume 9, ED 6, Sheet 15, Line 49) showing him as Walter Thurtell, age 53 and born in March 1837 in Wisconsin, a Caucasian living alone in a home he owned mortgage free on Beach Road in Honolulu District, Island of Oahu, Hawaii. In this listing he is shown as a widower who immigrated to the Hawaiian Islands in 1898, 1 1/2 years earlier, and his father is shown as born in England and his mother in North Carolina. He is shown as a journalist who had two months when he was not employed, and he can speak, read, and write English but not Hawaiian. These two listings undoubtedly refer to the same person, since Walter Thurtell was 53 in June 1900, and therefore the correct date of birth should be March 1847. Walter Thurtell is listed in the index for the 1910 U.S. Census as living in Honolulu County, Hawaii, on Page 112, Honolulu Volume 10, ID number H150. He is shown as single, age 63, living in Honolulu and owning his home mortgage free in the 1910 Hawaii census (Honolulu County, IslandOahu, District Honolulu, Sheet 14B, ED 39, page 112). His father is shown as born in England and his mother in North Carolina. Living with him is a boarder, James W. White, a male who could be 17, 27, or 47, and was born in Hawaii and whose mother was born in California and father inthe United States. In the 1920 U.S. Census Walter Thurtell is living in his home which he owns mortgage free at 80 Laimi Road, Honolulu, and shown as age 72, born in Wisconsin, with his father born in England andhis mother in North Carolina. His occupation is shown as editor, and he is shown as a widower living alone (Honolulu County, Island Oahu, City of Honolulu, Sheet 24, Line 21, Volume 12, ED 43). Walter Thurtell is listed in the Hawaii directories for 1916 - 1919. The 1916 Directory shows 'Thurtell Walter, journalist, r Dow, Nuuanu valley.' No other Thurtell is listed in the 1916 Directory for Hawaii. The 1917 Directory shows 'Thrutell Walter, journalist, rr 2766 Dow nr Laimi rd,Oahu. Thrutell Edward O, electr L P Co, Lihue, Kauai.' The 1918 Directory shows 'Thurtell Walter, journalist, r 80 Laimi rd, Oahu.Thurtell, Edward O, electr L P Co, Lihue, Kauai.' The listing in the1919 Directory reads 'Thurtell Walter, proofreader, Star Bulletin, r 80 Laimi rd, Oahu. Thurtell, Edward O, electr L P Co, Lihue, Kauai.' The death certificate for Walter Thurtell shows he died at his home at 80 Laimi Road, Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 17, 1921, at age 74 years, 8 months, 16 days, and that he was born in 1847, the son of Edward B.Thurtell. His father's place of birth is shown as Germany, and his mother's name and birth place are shown as unknown. It shows he had lived in Honolulu for 25 years and that he was a widower. The cause of death was cerebral hemorrhage, and he was cremated in Oahu. The informant was Joseph Joaquin, relationship not shown and address illegible. His wife's name is also shown as unknown. In January 1899 Walter Thurtell moves to Honolulu, Hawaii.
Dubuque Herald January 15, 1899 - Walter Thurtell moves to Honolulu, Hawaii
In January 1912 at Honolulu, Hawaii, Walter Thurtell fighting city hall regarding order to destroy banana plants.
Waterloo Evening Courier January 4, 1912 - Walter Thurtell fighting city hall regarding order to destroy banana plants
In November 1921 at Hawaii Walter Thurell suffering from partial paralysis of the right side from a stroke.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald November 13, 1921 - Walter Thurell suffering from partial paralysis of the right side from a stroke

Children of Walter Thurtell and Emma Bechtel

Citations

  1. [S107] Census Bureau, 1850 U.S. Census for Jamestown, Grant County, WI, page 136, ennumerated 9/19/1850, shows Waltthia Kerman show his date of birth as 3/31/1847.
  2. [S108] Hawaii, Death certificate 1948 from Honolulu, HI, shows Walter Thurtell died at his home at 80 Laimi.
  3. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 717.
  4. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 95. Dwelling 684.
  5. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 103.
  6. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0338 Sheet 150A.

Mary Catherine Thurtell

F, b. 1 September 1849, d. 7 November 1917
Father*Edward Brookes Thurtell b. 17 Sep 1815, d. 16 May 1876
Mother*Amy Burns b. 11 Aug 1820, d. 27 Oct 1911
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Catherine Thurtell was also known as Catherine.
Married Name21 February 1870As of 21 February 1870,her married name was Withrow.
  • Mary Catherine Thurtell was born on 1 September 1849 at Jamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin.1
  • She was the daughter of Edward Brookes Thurtell and Amy Burns.
  • Mary Catherine Thurtell married George Withrow, son of William Withrow and Martha Cooper, on 21 February 1870 at Jamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin.2
  • Mary Catherine Thurtell died on 7 November 1917 at Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, at age 68 May have been 10 Nov 1917.
  • She died on 7 November 1917 at Kansas City, Missouri, at age 68.
Census DateLocation
19 September 1850East district no 25 (Jamestown), Grant, WisconsinMary Catherine Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1850 Census at East district no 25 (Jamestown), Grant, Wisconsin.3
14 July 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinMary Catherine Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.4
22 June 1870Township 91 Range 42, Plymouth, IowaMary Catherine Thurtell was listed in George Withrow's household on the 1870 Census at Township 91 Range 42, Plymouth, Iowa; also in the residence is Hattie Withrow, age 22, and Maria Withrow, age 19.5
23 June 1880Harrison, Grant, WisconsinMary Catherine Thurtell was listed as wife in George Withrow's household on the 1880 Census at Harrison, Grant, Wisconsin.6
     Mary Catherine Thurtell The 1850 U.S. Census for Jamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin, lists Catharine Thurtle as the youngest child of Edward B. Thurtle and Anne Thurtle. It was ennumerated September 19, 1850, and shows her as age 1 born in Wisconsin. She is shown as Mary Thurtle, age 11, born in Wisconsin and attending school, and one of the children of Edward B.Thurtle and Amy Thurtle in the 1860 U.S. Census for Jamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin, on page 95. The entry about Ransom B. Folts in a 1901 Grant County, Wisconsin, biographical record shows his wife's sister, Mary Thurtell, was the wife of George Withrow, of Chicago, who is now in the Klondike. The Wisconsin marriage index shows that the record for Grant County, in Volume 5, page 82, sequence numbers 22964-22965, shows George Withron (obvious typo for Withrow) and Mary C. Thurtell were married in Grant County, Wisconsin, on February 21, 1870. The June 7, 1916, obituary for her husband, George Withrow, shows Mary Catherine Withrow was residing in Kansas City, Missouri, and had been unable to attend her husband's funeral in Cornelia Church, Grant County, Wisconsin, due to her ill health. Information received in July 1999 from her great granddaughter, Kathy Lien, showed that Mary Catherine Thurtell was born September 1, 1849, in Jamestown, Wisconsin, married George Withrow on February 21, 1870, and that she died November 10, 1917, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Children of Mary Catherine Thurtell and George Withrow

Citations

  1. [S109] Census Bureau, 1850 U.S. Census for Jamestown, Grant County, WI, lists Catharine Thurtle as the youngest chi. She is shown as Mary Thurtle, age 11, born in WI, in the 1860 U.S. Census living with her.
  2. [S172] Wisconsin, WI marriage index for Grant County, vol. 5, page 82, sequence 22964-22965, shows George Withrnt County marriage index shows Mary C. Thurtell, daughter of E. Thurtell and A. ______ , marr.
  3. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 717.
  4. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 95. Dwelling 684.
  5. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 22. Dwelling 19.
  6. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 19. ED107. Dwelling 164.

Frederick W. Thurtell

M, b. September 1854, d. after 1929
Father*Edward Brookes Thurtell b. 17 Sep 1815, d. 16 May 1876
Mother*Amy Burns b. 11 Aug 1820, d. 27 Oct 1911
  • Frederick W. Thurtell was born in September 1854 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Edward Brookes Thurtell and Amy Burns.
  • As of 15 January 1920, Frederick W. Thurtell was never married.
  • He died after 1929 at Oregon.
Census DateLocation
14 July 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinFrederick W. Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.1
6 August 1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinFrederick W. Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Edward's son Walter Thurtle.2
2 June 1880Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinFrederick W. Thurtell was listed as a son in Amy Burns's household on the 1880 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.3
15 January 1920Sumas, Whatcom, WashingtonFrederick W. Thurtell was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Sumas, Whatcom, Washington.4
     Frederick W. Thurtell The entry about Ransom B. Folts in a 1901 Grant County, Wisconsin, biographical record shows his wife's brother, Frederick Thurtell, was a resident of the state of Washington. He is listed in the 1880 U.S. Census for the Town of Jamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin (SD 2, ED 110, Page 3), enumerated June 2, 1880, as Frederick Thurtle, age 25, single, born in Wisconsin, whose occupation is a miner, living with his widowed mother, Anna Thurtle, and his sisters Harriet, age 23, Grace, age 21, and Belle, age 19, whose occupation is teaching school. A Bureau of Land Management index found on the internet in February 2000 shows a homestead entry for Frederic Thurtell issued August 15, 1898, in the Seattle Land Office for 325.38 acres in Washington. The BLM Serialnumber is WAOAA 098917. The 1900 U.S. Census for the state of Washington (Volume 15, ED 207,Sheet 14, Line 69) shows him as Frederick Thurthell, a white male, age45, born in September 1854 in Wisconsin, living in Lowell Precinct, Snohomish County, Washington. He was enumerated with Henry Bridge, but his relationship is shown as boarder. Henry and Mary J. Bridge must have had a boarding house, since there are eleven boarders listed as living with their family. Frederick Thurthell is shown as single, with his father born in England and his mother in North Carolina, with his occupation shown as day laborer. The census shows he is able to speak, read, and write English. The soundex for this census listing showed his name as Frederick Thurthill, but the census clearly shows the last name as Thurthell. He is listed as Fred W. Thurtell, age 65, born in Wisconsin, living alone in Sumas, Whatcom County, Washington, in the 1920 U.S. Census Soundex forWashington (Volume 49, ED 266, Sheet 7, Line 100). Family records show he died in Oregon.

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 95. Dwelling 684.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 102.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 3. ED110. Dwelling 21.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED266. Dwelling 185.

Harriet Ellen Thurtell

F, b. 20 December 1856, d. 30 December 1907
Father*Edward Brookes Thurtell b. 17 Sep 1815, d. 16 May 1876
Mother*Amy Burns b. 11 Aug 1820, d. 27 Oct 1911
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHarriet Ellen Thurtell was also known as Hattie.
Married Name24 July 1882As of 24 July 1882,her married name was Cattnach.
Census DateLocation
14 July 1860Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinHarriet Ellen Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1860 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.2
6 August 1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinHarriet Ellen Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Edward's son Walter Thurtle.3
2 June 1880Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinHarriet Ellen Thurtell was listed as a daughter in Amy Burns's household on the 1880 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.4
16 June 1900Fairmont Ward 1, Martin, MinnesotaHarriet Ellen Thurtell was listed as wife in Hugh Cattnach's household on the 1900 Census at Fairmont Ward 1, Martin, Minnesota.5
     Harriet Ellen Thurtell The entry about Ransom B. Folts in a 1901 Grant County, Wisconsin, biographical record shows his wife's sister, Harriet Thurtell, was the wife of Hugh Cattnach of Minnesota. She is listed in the 1880 U.S. Census for the Town of Jamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin (SD 2, ED 110, Page 3), enumerated June 2, 1880, as Harriet Thurtle, age 23, born in Wisconsin, single, attending school inthe prior yearn, living with her widowed mother, Anna Thurtle, and her siblings Frederick, age 25, a miner, Grace, age 21, and Belle, age 19,whose occupation is teaching school. Family Tree Maker CD 222, using the 1851-1900 Iowa Marriage Index basedon Library of Congress book reference number 977.716 V2p, shows that Hattie Thurtell, female, and Hugh Cattnach were married July 24, 1882, in Plymouth County, Iowa. She is listed in the 1900 U.S. Census for Minnesota as Hattie Cattnach, born in Wisconsin in December 1856 and age 43 living in Fairmont Village, Martin County, Minnesota (Volume 32, ED 165, Sheet 13 for Martin County, Minnesota). It shows she and her husband have been married 18 years and that she is the mother of eight children, all of whom are still living.The census shows her father was born in England and her mother in North Carolina. Living with her and listed as head of the household is her husband, Hugh Cattnach, who is 40 and was born in February 1860 in Canada, with his father born in Scotland and his mother in Canada. The census shows he immigrated to the United States in 1870 and had lived inthe United States 30 years and that he was a naturalized U.S. citizen. His occupation is shown as day laborer, and the census shows he had nomonths when he was not employed. He rented the house where he and his family lived. Also living with them are their children. Their son Albert Cattnach is 17 and was born in Iowa in February 1883, and his occupation is shown as delivery boy. Their son Leslie Cattnach is 15 and was born in North Dakota in February 1885. Their son Lynn Cattnach is 13and was born in August 1886 in Iowa. Their son Floyd Cattnach was born in Iowa in October 1887 and is 12, and their daughter Minnie M. Cattnach was born in Iowa in October 1891 and is 8. Their daughter Amy B. Cattnach is 5 and was born in Iowa in January 1895, and their son Ora Cattnach is 2 and was born in Iowa in June 1897. The 'Autobiography of Amy Belle (Cattnach) Witwer' shows that Harriet Ellen Thurtell was born December 20, 1856. Their family moved to Olds, Alberta, Canada, in March 1907, where they lived on a farm four miles east and one mile south of Olds. In August or September 1907, Harriet Cattnach had gone to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where she was told she had cancer and might live a year. She died December 30,1907, in her husband's arms in their home, and Amy was present at the time. She was buried in Olds on January 1, 1908, and the hymn 'What a Friend We Have in Jesus' was sung at her funeral. A 1993 Carstairs, Alberta, Canada, Cemetery index found on the internetin February 2000 at http://www.calcna.ab.ca/aths/cemetery/carst_a.html prepared by the Alberta, Canada, Family Histories Society, lists Harriet Ellen Cattnach, 1856-1907, and Emily Cattnach, 1875-1918. She had 8 with 8 living in 1900 children.

Children of Harriet Ellen Thurtell and Hugh Cattnach

Citations

  1. [S235] Iowa Marriages 1851-1900 Marriages, by Iowa.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 95. Dwelling 684.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 102.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 3. ED110. Dwelling 21.
  5. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED165. Dwelling 262.

Belle Thurtell

F, b. July 1861, d. before 1929
Father*Edward Brookes Thurtell b. 17 Sep 1815, d. 16 May 1876
Mother*Amy Burns b. 11 Aug 1820, d. 27 Oct 1911
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBelle Thurtell was also known as Anna Belle.
Name VariationBelle Thurtell was also known as Amy B.
Married Name24 June 1891As of 24 June 1891,her married name was Travis.
Married Name31 July 1918As of 31 July 1918,her married name was Young.
  • Belle Thurtell was born in July 1861 at Grant County, Wisconsin.1
  • She was the daughter of Edward Brookes Thurtell and Amy Burns.
  • Belle Thurtell married Henry Travis on 24 June 1891 at Meade, South Dakota.
  • Belle Thurtell married Theron H. Young, son of Aaron Young, on 31 July 1918 at listed as widower and widow, Lawrence, South Dakota, The South Dakota Marriage Certificate Index for 1905-1949 found on ancestry.com in August 2004 shows that Theron Young, age 63, gender male, and Belle Travis, age 57, gender female, were married on July 31, 1918 in Lawrence County, South Dakota. Theron Young's county of residence is shown as Lawrence County, South Dakota; and his post office is shown as Deadwood, South Dakota. Belle's county of residence is shown as Meade County, South Dakota, with her post office listed as Sturgis, South Dakota.
  • Belle Thurtell died before 1929 at Sturgis, Meade, South Dakota.
Census DateLocation
6 August 1870Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinBelle Thurtell was listed in Edward Brookes Thurtell's household on the 1870 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Edward's son Walter Thurtle.2
2 June 1880Jamestown, Grant, WisconsinBelle Thurtell was listed as a daughter in Amy Burns's household on the 1880 Census at Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin.3
1 June 1900Sturgis, Meade, South DakotaBelle Thurtell was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Sturgis, Meade, South Dakota, Living on Sherman Street.4
7 May 1910Sturgis, Meade, South DakotaShe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Sturgis, Meade, South Dakota, Living on Sherman Street..5
12 January 1920Sturgis, Meade, South DakotaShe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Sturgis, Meade, South Dakota, living on Sherman street.6
     Belle Thurtell Information from Cynthia Kerman showed that Belle Thurtell married Henry Travis. She taught school in Sinipee, Wisconsin, and later in Sturgis, South Dakota. Belle took care of her elderly mother, Amy Burns Thurtell. The entry about Ransom B. Folts in a 1901 Grant County, Wisconsin, biographical record shows his wife's sister, Belle Thurtell, was the widow of Henry Travers. She is listed as Anna B. Thurtle in the 1870 U.S. Census for the Town ofJamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin, the youngest child of Edward Thurtle and Anna Thurtle. She is shown as age 9, a white female, born in Wisconsin and attending school. The IGI shows Belle Thurtell married Henry Travis on June 24, 1891, in Meade County, South Dakota (film number 1985489). She is listed in the 1880 U.S. Census for the Town of Jamestown, Grant County, Wisconsin (SD 2, ED 110, Page 3), enumerated June 2, 1880, as Belle Thurtle, age 19, single, attending school within the census year,whose occupation is teaching school. She is living with her widowed mother, Anna Thurtle, and her siblings Frederick, age 25, a miner, Harriet, age 23, and Grace, age 21. She is listed as Bell Travis in the 1900 U.S. Census Soundex living on Sherman Street, Sturgis, Sturgis Precinct, Meade County, South Dakota, inVolume 11, ED 34, Sheet 1, Line 56. This record shows her as age 38, born in Wisconsin in July 1861. She is living with her daughters, Amy Travis, who is shown as age 6, born in May 1894 in South Dakota, and Henrietta Travis, age 4, born in February 1896 in South Dakota. Also living with her is her mother, Amy Thurtell, who is shown as age 79, born in August 1820 in North Carolina. In the 1910 U.S. Census for Meade County, South Dakota (SD 2, ED 68,Sheet 22A, City of Sturgis, Ward 3), Amy B. Travis, age 48 and a widow,is shown as head of the household and owning her home mortgage free on Sherman Street, Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota. The census shows she has her own income and was born in Wisconsin with her father born in England and her mother in North Carolina, and she is the mother of two children, both of whom are living. Her children, Amy Travis, age 15 and born in South Dakota, and Henrietta Travis, age 14 and born in South Dakota, are in school. Living with her is her mother, Amy Thurtell, age 89 and a widow and mother of 10 children, of whom 7 were still living.This census shows she was born in North Carolina and that her father was born in Germany and her mother in North Carolina. A roomer, Ada E. Boyer,age 30 and born in Iowa, is ennumerated with the family. She is listed in the index of the Bureau of Land Management Records for Meade County, South Dakota, found on the internet in July 1999 atftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/sd/meade/land/mead-t.txt. This database lists a Belle Travis obtaining land May 8, 1901, in Meridian 7,Township 006N, Range 009E, Section 31, of 160 acres, type 251101(Homestead), Case Type patent, document identification number 2390.There is another listing in this database for Amy Belle Travis obtaining land May 29, 1913, in Meridian 7, Township 007N, Range 006E, Section 20,of 160 acres, type 251101 (Homestead), Case Type patent, document identification number 337982. This same database has a listing for Heirs of Olive E. Thurtell obtaining land June 11, 1912, in Meridian 7,Township 007N, Range 006E, Section 20, of 160 acres, type 251101(Homestead), Case Type patent, document identification number 273698.The relationship of Olive E. Thurtell to anyone else in the family is unclear, although she could be the Olive E. Thurtell, daughter of Frank Thurtell and Eva St. Clair Minnick, who died about 1906 in Sturgis, South Dakota.

Children of Belle Thurtell and Henry Travis

Citations

  1. [S110] Census Bureau, The U.S. Census Soundex for 1900 for South Dakota shows that in Vol. 11, ED 34, Sheet 1, Linestown, Grant County, WI, for 1870 shows her as Anna B. Thurtle, the youngest child listed of.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 102.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 3. ED110. Dwelling 21.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Volume 11, ED 34, Sheet 1, Line 56, dwelling 13.
  5. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED68. Dwelling 300. Stamp 53.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 25.

Dorothy Thurtell

F, b. 1 August 1921, d. 14 October 2005
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Mary May Jensen b. c 1890
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name11 September 1937As of 11 September 1937,her married name was Richardson.
  • Dorothy Thurtell was born on 1 August 1921 at Mountain View, Howell County, Missouri.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Thurtell and Mary May Jensen.
  • Dorothy Thurtell married Carl Henry Richardson on 11 September 1937 at North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska.
  • Dorothy Thurtell died on 14 October 2005 at California at age 84.
Census DateLocation
2 April 1930Lemon, Lincoln, NebraskaDorothy Thurtell was listed as a half-sister in William Jensen Smith's household on the 1930 Census at Lemon, Lincoln, Nebraska.1
     Dorothy Thurtell The delayed birth certificate for Dorothy Thurtell, Certificate Number 261419-l was filed in the Division of Health, Jefferson City, Missouri, on February 23, 1984. It shows her name as Dorothy Thurtell and that she was born August 1, 1921, in Mt. View, Howell County, Missouri, and was a white female. Her parents are shown as Frank Thurtell, born in Wisconsin, and Mary May Jensen, born in Iowa. Dorothy Richardson signed her birth affidavit for this document on November 16, 1983, showing her address as 423 Stageline Road, Oroville, California 95965. Supporting evidence for the birth certificate is listed as her Certificate of Marriage Record, Record 16, Page 367, Lincoln County, Nebraska, filed September 11, 1936, showing she was 16 years old and born in Mt. View, Missouri; a photocopy of a family Bible record made between June 17,1909, and December 6, 1925, showing she was born August 1, 1921; and an affidavit of an older brother, Elmer Smith, North Platte, Nebraska, made January 23, 1984, showing she was born August 1, 1921, in Mt. View, Missouri. Dorothy Thurtell and Carl Henry Richardson were married by Judge Sandallat the Court House in North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska on September 11, 1937, according to information received from Jane Ward in 1997. She and her husband lived at 423 Stageline Road, Oroville, California, from about 1976 until 1996. Dorothy Richardson attended the 1999 Thurtell Family Reunion in Cleveland, New York, and provided a great deal of information about her descendants. She stated she had eight children, 29 grandchildren, 64great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren as of August 1999. She keeps birthday and anniversary lists and a book on all her family members and can remember where virtually all of them were born and married. Grandchildren and great grandchildren become part of her extended family immediately, regardless of whether their relationship to her is based on their birth or the marriage of their parent to one of her descendants. She sometimes uses a cane and is bothered by arthritis, but her memory as of August 1999 is outstanding. In a March 2000 e-mail her daughter, Jane Ward, recalled that Dorothy and Carl Richardson enjoyed square dancing and round dancing and belonged to several clubs, dancing sometimes as often as three times a week. An e-mail from Jane Ward on July 24, 2000, advised that Dorothy Richardson had suffered a heart attack but had been released from the hospital and was back living with her sister, May Thurtell Thomas. She advised that Dorothy had suffered congestive heart failure, pulmonary edema, and heart muscle damage complicated by renal degradation.

Child of Dorothy Thurtell and Carl Henry Richardson

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-25. Dwelling 3.

Edward B. Thurtell

M, b. March 1881, d. circa 1953
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Eva S. Minnick b. Nov 1855, d. Sep 1914
  • Edward B. Thurtell was born in March 1881 at Webster, Iowa.
  • He was the son of Frank Thurtell and Eva S. Minnick.
  • Edward B. Thurtell died circa 1953 at Merriam, Kansas.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Elkhorn, Plymouth, IowaEdward B. Thurtell was listed as a son in Frank Thurtell's household on the 1900 Census at Elkhorn, Plymouth, Iowa.1
     Edward B. Thurtell Edward B. Thurtell is shown as age 19 and born in Iowa living with his parents, Frank and Eva S. Thurtell, on his father's farm in the U.S.Census for 1900 for Iowa (Volume 60, ED 102, SD 11, Sheet 5, Line 72) in Elkhorn Township, Plymouth County, Iowa. Edward B. Thurtell was born in March 1889 according to the census soundex, but the last digit of the year is hard to read in the census itself and probably should be 1881. He is shown as a farm laborer. Seven of his siblings are also living with the family. Family information showed that Edward and Rose Thurtell lived in Shawnee, Kansas, just outside Kansas City, and had no children.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED102. Dwelling 93.

Blanche L. Thurtell

F, b. February 1892, d. circa 1 September 1948
Father*Frank Thurtell b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1929
Mother*Eva S. Minnick b. Nov 1855, d. Sep 1914
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1912As of circa 1912,her married name was Violett.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Elkhorn, Plymouth, IowaBlanche L. Thurtell was listed as a daughter in Frank Thurtell's household on the 1900 Census at Elkhorn, Plymouth, Iowa.1
12 April 1930St. Joseph, Buchanan, MissouriBlanche L. Thurtell was listed as wife in William Knox Violett's household on the 1930 Census at St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri.2
     Blanche L. Thurtell Family information showed that Blanche L. Thurtell married Will Violet and that they had seven children and lived in St. Joseph, Missouri. The 1920 U.S. Census for Buchanan County, Missouri (Volume 11, ED 61,Sheet 2A, Line 26) lists their family. William Violett is shown as age 27, born in Missouri, with his father born in Kentucky and his mother in Missouri. He rents their house and works for wages as a freight handlerwith the railroad company. They are living at 2011 Jones Street, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Michigan. Blanche Violett, his wife, is shown as age 27, born in Iowa, with both of her parents born in Wisconsin and her occupation shown as home. Their daughter Helen, age 6, is in school and was born in Iowa. Their son Paul, age 5, was also born in Iowa.Their son Leo, age 2 11/12, and their daughter Ruth, age 9/12, were both born in Missouri according to the census.

Children of Blanche L. Thurtell and William Knox Violett

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED102. Dwelling 93.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED16. Dwelling 252.

Sophia Thurtell

F, b. 1781, d. August 1781
Father*James Thurtell b. c 19 Jan 1737/38, d. 19 Jan 1801
Mother*Winifred Nunn b. c 1740, d. 28 Nov 1795
  • Sophia Thurtell was born in 1781 at Blundeston, Suffolk, England.
  • She was the daughter of James Thurtell and Winifred Nunn.
  • Sophia Thurtell died in August 1781 at St. Julian, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
     Reference: 2406.

Captain John Brookes Thurtell

M, b. circa 1812, d. 15 February 1879
Father*John Thurtell b. 9 Sep 1788, d. 7 Dec 1837
Mother*Mary Brookes b. 1787, d. 25 Jul 1854
  • Captain John Brookes Thurtell was born circa 1812 at England.
  • He was the son of John Thurtell and Mary Brookes.
  • Captain John Brookes Thurtell married Ellen Aldred Goddard on 7 August 1835 MARRIAGES solemnized in the Parish of Christ Church in the County of Middlesex in the year 1835 - No. 512 - John Brookes THURTELL of this Parish, Batchelor and Ellen GODDARD of the Parish of Great Yarmouth in the County of Norfolk, Spinster were married in this church by Licence this seventh day of August in the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty five by me William Stone, Rector. This marriage was solemnized between us John Brookes THURTELL and Ellen GODDARD in the presence of Frederick Brookes THURTELL, Elizabeth GODDARD and James Brookes THURTELL.
  • Captain John Brookes Thurtell died on 15 February 1879 at Probably England.
     Captain John Brookes Thurtell The family tree done by Harriet Thurtell about 1900, the 1963 Thurtell family history, and the History of the Thurtell Family done by Susan Persia Thurtell about 1968, all in possession of Susan Persia Thurtell Miller, show John Thurtell married Ellen and that he died February 15,1879, at 67. According to information from the Norwich Public Libraries a John BrooksThurtell was living at South Quay, Yarmouth, in 1852. This is probably the same person. Information received from Peter Murray in 1997 shows that John BrooksThurtell was a Navy Captain and that a photo of him is in the possessionof Charlotte Mackie, Guelph, Canada. It shows that Captain John Brooks Thurtell, born1812, died February 15,1879, aged 67, is buried in Thirkley (?Kirkley) churchyard in Lowestoft. He married Ellen Aldred (N.B. there was a prominent Lowestoft family of that name, including Obed Aldred, a founding partner of the Lowestoft China Works in 1758). They must have been living in Yarmouth in 1845 since a son was born there. It is possible that he might be the captain referred to in the notice in the 'Sydney Morning Herald,' Sydney, Australia, of October 15, 1838, showing that the 'Arachne was a ship commanded by Captain Thurtell which sailed from Sydney on the 12th October 1838 carrying sundry items and wasdestined for Mauritius, via Newcastle.' This notice was found indexed onthe internet in March 2001 athttp://www.blaxland.com/ozships/passengr/sa/a01.htm. It is highly probable that he is the Capt. J. B. Thurtell shown on aninternet listing of 'Index to Unassisted Inward Passenger Lists' to Victoria, Australia, shown as reaching Victoria in February 1854 on theship the Wigram, which departed from a British port and is on fiche 063,page 001, at the Public Record Office in Victoria, Australia. The website for this index as of October 1999 washttp://www.cohsoft.com.au/cgi-bin/db/ship2.pl. Another web site found atthe same time at http://www.fortunecity.com/victorian/manet/132/caplis3x.htm showed J. B.Thurtell was Captain of the Wigram arriving from a British port inFebruary 1854 on fiche 63, page 1. A lookup request provided in October1999 by Macbeth Genealogical Serices confirmed that the fiche showed that J. B. Thurtell was the captain of the Wigram on this voyage.

Children of Captain John Brookes Thurtell and Ellen Aldred Goddard