James Thurber
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James Grover Thurber (1894 - 1961)

James Grover Thurber
Born in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 20 May 1922 (to May 1935) in Franklin, Ohiomap
Husband of — married Jun 1935 in Connecticutmap
[children unknown]
Died in New York City, New York, United Statesmap
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Biography

James was born in 1894. He passed away in 1961. His parents were Charles L. Thurber and Mary Agnes "Mame" Fisher.

He was an American cartoonist, author, humorist, journalist, and playwright. His most famous story was The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

Thurber married Althea Adams in 1922, but the marriage ended in divorce in May 1935. They lived in Fairfield County, Connecticut, with their daughter Rosemary (b. 1931). He married Helen Wismer (1902–1986) in June 1935.

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Thurber

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMZ5-T9D : accessed 12 August 2018), James Thurber in household of Charles Thurber, Montgomery Township, Precinct G Columbus City Ward 4, Franklin, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60, sheet 11B, family 244, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,268.

"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:ML6S-3Q3 : accessed 12 August 2018), James G Thurber in household of Charles L Thurber, Columbus Ward 3, Franklin, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 58, sheet 7A, family 149, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1180; FHL microfilm 1,375,193.

"Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZ2F-85C : 10 December 2017), James G. Thurber and Althea Tracy Adams, 20 May 1922; citing Franklin, Ohio, United States, reference bk 81 cn 61769; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,854,975.

"United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X423-993 : accessed 12 August 2018), James Thurber, Manhattan (Districts 0001-0250), New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 247, sheet 5A, line 19, family 199, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1558; FHL microfilm 2,341,293.

"United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6FF-YR2 : 13 March 2018), James Grover Thurber, 1917-1918; citing Columbus City no 3, Ohio, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,832,030.

United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X5LP-Z6P : 9 March 2018), James Grover Thurber, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZPT-RVT : 9 December 2014), James Thurber, 02 Nov 1961; from "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001," database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2003); citing ,,New York, Connecticut Department of Health, Hartfort.

"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJ1-1L52 : 13 December 2015), James Thurber, 1961; Burial, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States of America, Green Lawn Cemetery; citing record ID 1033, Find a Grave,https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1033



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