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 Anthony Thumann

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Anthony Thumann

  • Birth 17 Aug 1858 Sullivan County, New York, USA
  • Death 14 Nov 1883 Bodie, Mono County, California, USA
  • Burial Bridgeport, Mono County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 5852491

The following was posted by Lonnie DeCloedt:

He was the floor manager for the Masonic's "Grand Balls." The year of his birth is unknown.


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The following research notes are from Sue Silver.

San Francisco Bulletin, 11/16/1883: states Thurman was a station tender at the Standard mine.

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Esmeralda Herald (Hawthorne), 11/17/1883 (Saturday):

A Fatal Fall. On Wednesday evening, November 14th, Anthony Thurman fell down the pump shaft of the Standard mine in Bodie, and was found a terribly mutilated corpse. He was an old resident and known familiarly as “Tony.” He was buried under the auspices of the I.O.O.F. and Miners’ Union.

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Nevada State Journal, 11/17/1883 (Saturday):

Anthony Thurman, a miner, Wednesday night, fell a distance of 200 feet down the Standard shaft at Bodie, and was killed. He was 26 years of age, a native of Sullivan county, N.Y., where he has relatives now living.

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Homer Mining Index, 11/24/1883:

The funeral of Anthony Thurman, the young miner killed by falling down the Standard shaft, took place on Friday of last week, and the turnout was one of the largest of the kind ever witnessed in Bodie.

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White Pine News, 12/1/1883: Anthony Thurman, a miner, one day last week fell a distance of 200 feet down the Standard shaft at Bodie and was killed. He was 26 years of age, a native of Sullivan county, N.Y. where he has relatives now living.

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Find A Grave: Anthony THUMANN; Born Aug. 17, (unreadable), Died Nov. 14, 1883. Photo notes by Lester Letson – “stone has been broken in half, but is stacked as one stone. This is digitally changed to make it appear unbroken.”

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Homer Mining Index, 1/5/1884:

Frank Thurman, a pioneer miner of Bodie, but who has been residing in the Eastern States for the past four years, and who recently came out to settle up the estate of his brother, Anthony Thurman, who was killed in the Standard mine, visited with George W. Esh, a brother pioneer of Bodie, but now a resident of Lake Canyon, on Wednesday last.

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Daughters of the American Revolution, Vital Records from Cemeteries in California, Volume 13 (Book 18), pp. 119-121 (Bodie, CA, 9/28/1952), CSL Book Collection, qc 929.2 D2c: listed as Anthony Thurman, Born Aug. 17, ---8, Died Nov. 14, 1883

Daughters of the American Revolution, Vital Records from Cemeteries in California, Volume 16 (Book 21), pp. 168-171 (Bodie, CA, 1957), CSL Book Collection, qc 929.2 D2c: listed as Anthony, Thuman, born Aug. 17, 18-8, died Nov. 14, 1883

California cemeteries tombstone inscriptions, Northern Sierra area 1850s-1959 (Verna Stumpf Paterson and members of Reno Chapter of the Daughters’ of the American Colonists, LDS Family History Library Film No. 1320853, Item 19): listed as Anthony Thurman, b. 17 Aug 18_8, d. 14 Nov 1883

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1880 Census, Bodie, Mono County, California:

Anthony Thurman, 33 yrs, Single, Miner, b. Illinois, Father b. New York, Mother b. Maine

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1880 Mono County Great Register of Voters:

Anthony Thurman, 21 yrs, b. New York, Miner, Residence-Bodie, Registered-9/21/1880

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1882 Mono County Great Register of Voters:

Anthony Thurman, 23 yrs, b. New York, Miner, Residence-Bodie, Registered-7/27/1882

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From: Helen (Holly) (nee Head) Bossley (#46907385)

from the Sullivan County Democrat DOWN THE DECADES page 12A printed December 3 2013:
"1883 - Anthony Thuman, son of Barbara Thuman who resides at Callicoon, was instantly killed on the 15 inst. while working in a mine in California. Transportation of his remains was impossible. Burial services will be held in the R C Church in Jeff on Friday Nov 23."



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  • Maintained by: Sue
  • Originally Created by: Lonnie DeCloedt
  • Added: 17 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5852491
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anthony Thumann (17 Aug 1858–14 Nov 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5852491, citing Bodie Cemetery – Wards Section, Bridgeport, Mono County, California, USA ; Maintained by Sue (contributor 47371789) .