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Samuel Royal Thurston
Birth: Apr. 17, 1815
Monmouth
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1851

Samuel Thurston was the territorial delegate to the 1850 US Congress, representing the Oregon Territory. Inscription reads :Hear rests Oregonís first delegate, a man of genius and learning. A lawyer and statesman. His devotions equaled his wide philanthropy, his public acts are his best eulogium. Originally interred in Acapulco, Mexico. Brought to Oregon by act of Legislature. Body arrived in Portland March 3, 1853. (bio by: RB) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elisabeth McClench Odell (1816 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  George Henry Thurston (1846 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salem Pioneer Cemetery
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: RB
Record added: Mar 12, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6254265
Samuel Royal Thurston
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Samuel Royal Thurston
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Samuel Royal Thurston
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- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Apr. 17, 2015
You are remembered by residents of Barlow, OR, home of the black walnut trees you retrieved for Wm Barlow on your return trip as our 1st US Delegate for Oregon Territory.
- Sue Barnett
 Added: Mar. 1, 2015

-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 30, 2012
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