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Alfred Sturgis Thurmond

A.T. Thurmond
Full Name: Alfred Sturgis Thurmond
Birth date: 1816
Death date: 1876

Terms of Service

  • House, 13th (2) Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874
  • House, 11th (1) (3) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/7/1870
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Aransas county demarked from Refugio County on on April 18, 1871, Rockport designated as county seat of Aransas. Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) By the Civil War Thumond moved back to Refugio County and established a ranch at Mesquite Landing. After the war he took the oath of amnesty and retired to his ranch. Handbook of Texas Online .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 62nd Legislature, R.S., HCR 3. Roger H. Thurmond, Sr. "served in the House of Representatives, as had his father [George Murat Thurmond] before him, holding a seat that was later held by each of his own two sons, George M. Thurmond [II] and Roger H. Thurmond, Jr." Relatives: George Murat Thurmond [I] - father; Roger H. Thurmond, Sr. - son. Roger H. Thurmond, Sr. - father; George M. Thurmond [II] and Roger H. Thurmond, Jr. - sons. George M. Thurmond [II] and Roger H. Thurmond, Jr. - brothers. Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • Birth 1815; death, at sea, January 1876. FamilySearch .
  • "Capt. A.S. Thurmond left on Tueday for Tuxpan on a prospecting tour . . ." 1/21/1875, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
  • Quoted in brief article on the nomination of German democrat, 11/8/1873, p. 5. Galveston Daily News .
  • "John Hermodius Thurmond in Texas 1840s," message posted by Frank Richard Brown, 1/15/2004. Genealogy.com 2004.
  • THURMOND, ALFRED STURGIS (1816-1873?). "The sailing boat on which he was a passenger bound for Tuxpan was lost at sea, probably late in 1873." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Thurmond family group sheets. Relatives: George M. Thurmond [I] - grandfather; Roger H. Thurmond, Jr. and George M. Thurmond [II] - grandsons. George M. Thurmond [I], Pulaski A. Thurmond, and Alfred Sturgis Thurmond - brothers. Pulaski A. Thurmond and Alfred Sturgis Thurmond - uncles; Roger H. Thurmond, Sr. - nephew. Pulaski A. Thurmond and Alfred Sturgis Thurmond - great uncles; Roger H. Thurmond, Jr. and George M. Thurmond [II] - great nephews. LillyMcGrewgeneaologypages 2001.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of his brother, Columbus Lafayette Thurmond. Pulaski Thurmond died in Halletsville in 1880 from "the kick of a horse," pp. 100-101. Memorial and Genealogical Record of Texas: Containing Biographical Histories and Genealogical Records of Many Leading Men and Prominent Families 1894.
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