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Benton Stafford Thurmond

Male 1887 - 1951  (64 years)


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  • Name Benton Stafford Thurmond  [1, 2, 3
    Born 14 Feb 1887  Victoria County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Oct 1951  Hatch, Dona Ana County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Garden of Memories Cemetery, Hatch, Doņa Ana County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZX4-8SP
      name: Benton Stafford Thurmond
      event: Draft Registration
      registration date year range: 1917-1918
      event place: El Paso County, Texas, United States
      gender: Male
      birth date: 14 Feb 1887
      birthplace: Victoria, Texas, United States
      country of citizenship: United States
      nara publication title: World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards
      nara publication number: M1509
      film number: 1953282
      digital folder number: 005152950
      image number: 01989
      Collection: Benton Stafford Thurmond, "United States, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"


      From FindAGrave

      Las Cruces Sun-News
      October 24, 1951

      THURMOND FUNERAL PENDS ARRIVAL OF SON FROM GERMANY

      Funeral Services for D.S. Thurmond, 64, Hatch, who died Monday are pending the arrival of his son, Graham Funeral Home Reported.

      Mr. Thurmond, a farmer, Hatch, died suddenly Monday morning.

      His son is Lt. William Thurmond, expected here from his station in Stuttgart, Germany sometime tommorrow.

      Other survivors include two brothers and two sisters.
    • (Research):

      Census Listings:

      1920 Census
      New Mexico, Grant County, Pr 26, Hurley
      Enum 14 Feb 1920
      SD 211 ED 57 Sheet 25B
      Romero Street
      115-532-544
      Thurmond B S Head M W 33 M Tx Tx Tx  Clerk Copper Co Office
      Thurmond Lucille Wife F W 26 M Tx Tenn Tx
    Person ID I2360  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Alfred Seymour Thurmond,   b. 3 Mar 1858, Victoria, Victoria County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1918, Victoria, Victoria County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Susan C. Stafford,   b. Bef 1865,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 Nov 1883  Victoria, Victoria County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Loucile Cowen,   b. Abt 1894, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1950, Hatch, Dona Ana County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F1524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1887 - Victoria County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Oct 1951 - Hatch, Dona Ana County, New Mexico Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S487] Ancestry.com - U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

    2. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 83204168 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parents’ birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), New Mexico, Grant County, Pr 26, Hurley Enum 14 Feb 1920 SD 211 ED 57 Sheet 25B Romero Street 115-532-544 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S202] McGrew, Wynema THE JAMES McGREW FAMILY (1744-1797) Second Edition, 1999, p 379 (Reliability: 3).