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Turrill, Thomas B.
THOMAS B. TURRILL, grocer, Erie, was born at Seneca Falls, N.Y., in 1837. He graduated from Nunda Academy, that State, and began to read law with the view of making it his profession, but was compelled to abandon it on account of ill health; came here in 1859 and engaged in merchandising, but in 1861 returned to Nunda, N.Y. Enlisted in Co. F. 33d N.Y.V.I., and did active and honorable service for two years. He participated in thirteen pitched battles and in many skirmishes. In June, 1863, he was honorably discharged. Mr. Turrill returned to Erie in 1865, and has since been engaged in the mercantile trade. (He spent one year during this time in merchandising at Jefferson, Iowa.) Our subject was united in marriage, Jan. 26, 1869, with Georgietta A. Zimmerly, of Erie. Is a graduate of Painesville Academy, Ohio. Mr. Turrill is an active member in the following societies: A.F. & A.M., I.O.O.F., K. of P., A.O.U.W. and G.A.R., Post, 67.