|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1806|
James City County
|Death: ||Jan. 31, 1870|
Fanny Marchant was born c. October 3, 1806 in Berkeley County, Virginia (now W. Virginia), the daughter of Abraham Marchant and Sarah (Bull) Marchant. Abraham Marchant, was born December 15, 1763 in Berkeley County, Virginia (now W. Virginia), the son of William Marchant and Priscilla (Brooks) Marchant.
Abraham Marchant was married to Sarah Bull, who was born in 1767 in Berkeley County, Virginia(now W. Virginia), the daughter of Robert Bull and Sarah (Littler) Bull. Ten children are believed to have been born to Abraham Marchant and Sarah (Bull) Marchant. They include:
Fanny Marchant's parents moved the family to Highland County, Ohio about 1813/14. Fanny was married to Mark Thurman on July 29, 1824. It has been said that they were married in Pittsylvania, Virginia, but they were likely married in Highland County, Ohio. Mark Thurman is believed to have been born c. October 3, 1802 in Highland County, Ohio.
Mark and Fanny, followed the Marchant family to Illinois in the 1820's, settling in Maquon Township of Knox County, Illinois about 1829. Their children are as follows;
When Fanny died on January 31, 1870 and her mortal remains were laid to rest with her first husband, Mark Thurman, in the Uniontown Cemetery. John Walter died on ____________ __, 19__ and his mortal remains were laid beside those of his first wife, Hannah (Sumner) Walter, in the Housh-Walter-Sumner Cemetery west of Maquon.
by Baxter B. Fite III
Mark Thurman (1802 - 1845)
John W Walter (1789 - 1863)
Phoebe J Thurman (1826 - 1914)*
Henry Bell Thurman (1827 - 1887)*
Eliza Thurman (1828 - 1889)*
Harriet Smithson (1836 - 1928)*
Fannie Thurman Combs (1840 - 1892)*
Thomas A Thurman (1842 - 1905)*
Milissa Thurman (1844 - 1868)*
Hannah Davis (1849 - 1905)*
Created by: Baxter B. Fite III
Record added: Oct 26, 2012
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