Samuel Edsel Thurber1

b. 27 November 1843, d. 14 February 1863
Samuel Edsel Thurber|b. 27 Nov 1843\nd. 14 Feb 1863|p8448.htm|Benjamin Wilson Hall Thurber|b. 24 Jun 1800\nd. b 1860|p7472.htm|Mary Persis King|b. 19 Mar 1803|p7471.htm|Isaac Thurber|b. 27 Jan 1768\nd. 27 Apr 1853|p7481.htm|Drusilla Hicks|b. Oct 1771\nd. 20 Jun 1857|p7483.htm|Josiah King|b. 12 Jan 1769|p7371.htm|Mary Woodsum||p7469.htm|

Granduncle of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
2nd great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
     Samuel Edsel Thurber was born on 27 November 1843 in Indiana.1 He was the son of Benjamin Wilson Hall Thurber and Mary Persis King.1 He died on 14 February 1863 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, at age 19.1
Additional Data
Samuel E. Thurber appeared on the 1 June 1850 Federal Census of Pleasant township, Allen County, Indiana, in the household of his father Benj Thurber.2 Click to view image

Samuel Edsel Thurber enlisted on 4 August 1862 as a private in Company F, 88th Infantry Regiment Indiana.3


  1. [S768] Florence Thurber Gargaro, online <…>, Florence Thurber Gargaro (Cherry Hill, New Jersey), downloaded 2005.
  2. [S769] Benj Thurber household, 1850 U.S. Census, Allen County, Indiana, population schedule, Pleasant twp, page 223A, dwelling 2067, family 7079; National Archives micropublication M432, roll 135.
  3. [S768] Florence Thurber Gargaro, 2005, citing Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana (INRoster) published in 1865-66 by Holloway.