RUSSEL THRALL

Russel Thrall gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. October 1848
D. November 11, 1848
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  • Father: John Thrall born April 1, 1817 in Vernon, Oneida County, NY; Civil War Veteran, Private, 1st Light Artillery Regiment, Wisconsin (1861-1863); John died February 27, 1887 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN; buried in Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN; According to the Saint Paul Glove (Saint Paul MN) Monday, February 28, 1887, page 4:

   “John Thrall died yesterday afternoon, age 70 years.  Funeral from his late residence, 510 Twenty-third avenue north, Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock.  Mr. Thrall was taken with a stroke of paralysis Saturday afternoon while going out to feed his horse.  He had just eaten dinner and seemed in excellent healthy.  he lingered until 3 o’clock yesterday in an insensible condition, when death came”

  • Mother: Lucinda (Standcleft) Thrall born March 31, 1818 in New York; Lucinda died May 16, 1896 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN; buried in Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN
  • Siblings:
    • Charles Thrall born October 1848; Charles died November 11, 1848 (See section pertaining to Charles Thrall buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
    • Sarah Jane (Thrall) Thompson born January 1852 in East Dundee, Kane County, IL; married Jacob Thompson (1845-1898) on April 14, 1872 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN; Sarah died July 5, 1913 in Nobles County, MN; Sarah and Jacob are buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Hastings, Dakota County, MN
    • Ambrose Thrall born about 1855 in Wisconsin; married Mary Hamilton (1858-1937); Ambrose died June 21, 1935 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN; Ambrose and Mary are buried in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN; According to the Minneapolis Star (Minneapolis MN) Monday, June 24, 1935, page 8:

“AMBROSE THRALL

   Ambrose Thrall, 80, 347 “O” street N.E., pioneer Minneapolis resident, was buried today in Sunset Memorial park following funeral services at the O.E. Larson mortuary, 2301 Central avenue.  Mr. Thrall was born at Sparta, Wis., and came to Minneapolis when nine years old.  He was one of the founders of Vanderbilt Memorial church and was a member of Bethany Presbyterian church.  Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Mary Thrall, two sons, Robert and E. E. Thrall; a daughter, Lillian; and nine grandchildren.”

Additional Information:
According to the 1850 U.S. Census…John and Lucinda lived in Dundee, Kane County, IL
According to the 1860 U.S. Census…John and Lucinda lived in Sparta, Monroe County, WI
According to the 1870 U.S. Census…John and Lucinda lived in Hastings, Dakota County, MN
According to the 1880 U.S. Census…John and Lucinda lived in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN

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