Biography of Albert L. Thurston
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Thurston, Albert L., was born in St. Lawrence county October 10, 1848, and was educated in the district schools. He has been in the employ of the West Shore Railroad Company three years as brakeman and conductor, and has been cooper and engineer. December 25, 1873, he married Susan Hildrith, and they have had six children: Warren, Jesse G., Albert, Arvilla M., Frank L., and George R, who died aged twenty two years. Mr. Thurston's father, Daniel, was born at the old home in 1822. He was educated in the schools of his day, and was a cooper by trade. He married Sarah Herriman, of his native country, and they have two children: Albert L., as above, and Harriet A. Mr. Thurston come to reside with his son in 1892. He enlisted in Company G, 106th Inf., N. Y. S. Vols., was wounded, and honorably discharged June 22, 1865. He was a member of Vosburg Post No. 99,G. A. R, department of New York, and died October 19, 1892. Mr. Thurston is engineer in the electric light and water works at Newark, and his son, Warren, is one of the assistants. Mr. Thurston is a member of Newark Lodge No. 83, F. & A.M., Newark Chapter No. 117, R. A. M., Zenobia Commandery No. 41, K. T., and of N. A. S. E. No. 43.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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