James Thurston (1829 - 1907)

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Birthplace: Rumburgh, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Hyde Park, Cache County, Utah
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About James Thurston

James Thurston, son of Stephen Thurston and Frances Raynor of Rumburgh, Suffolk, England, former born about 1770, was born May 1, 1829, at Rumburgh. Came to Utah September 9, 1860, Franklin Brown company.

   Married:	Mary Seamons April 6, 1854 (daughter of Henry Seamons and Mary King, pioneers September 9, 1860, Franklin Brown company married January 1832, in Suffolk, England). She was born March 17, 1833, St. Michaels, Suffolk, England, and came to Utah with husband.
   Their children:
           Hannah born June 17, 1855, married Benjamin Hymas January 28, 1869;
           Mary Castelena born March 28, 1856, died July 31, 1856;
           Sarah Elizabeth born October 22, 1857, married John Bake 1877;
           Stephen born August 26, 1869, married Eliza Marietta Hurren April 7, 1884;
           Edith Mariam born September 4, 1861, married Walter Hawks January 1, 1880;
           Frances Lucy born November 9, 1863, married James Balls January 24, 1884;
           Eliza Marette born January 14, 1866, married Benjamin Hymas November 15, 1884;
           Phebe Ann born February 23, 1868, married Suel E. Lamb December 12, 1888;
           Simpson Benjamin born March 26, 1870, married Belle Follett March 26, 1890;
           Ima born April 3, 1872, married Nellie Nelson June 9, 1897;
           Tracy born June 22, 1874, married John Lamb March 5, 1896;
           Augusta born March 8, 1878, died August 29, 1878.
   Family home Hyde Park, Cache County, Utah.
   Married:	Jane Sinclair Graham August 4, 1866, Salt Lake City (daughter of Frederic Graham and Elizabeth Swan, pioneers 1859, Horton D. Haight company, married at Woolwich, Kentshire, England). She was born April 20, 1848, at Woolwich.
   Their children:
           George born February 27, 1869, died September 9, 1869;
           Emma born December 1, 1871, married Ezra J. Seamons September 24, 1891;
           Ellen Elizabeth born March 17, 1877, married Alma J. Hancey December 16, 1897;
           Frederic Graham born May 13, 1881, died April 24, 1889;
           Edella Emily born October 7, 1886, died February 17, 1888.
   Families resided Hyde Park. Cache County, Utah.

Watermaster many years. Farmer; stockraiser; horticulturist, being the first in these lines in Hyde Park. Died December 12, 1907.

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1829
May 1, 1829
Rumburgh, Suffolk, England
1854
June 17, 1854
Age 25
All Saints, South Elmham, England
1857
October 22, 1857
Age 28
Monmouth, NJ, USA
1866
January 14, 1866
Age 36
Hyde Park, Cache County, Utah
1868
February 23, 1868
Age 38
Cache, Utah, United States
1907
December 12, 1907
Age 78
Hyde Park, Cache County, Utah
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Hyde Park, Cache County, Utah