Charles Mynn Thruston
|Born||November 6, 1738|
|Died||March 21, 1812 (aged 73)|
|Years of service||1776–1777|
|Rank||Colonel (Continental Army)|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Trenton (1776)|
Battle of Punk Hill (1777)
Charles Thruston was born in Gloucester County, Virginia on November 6, 1738 to John Thruston, a colonel, and Sarah Mynn. Thruston went to the college of William & Mary in 1754. He first married Mary Buckner, daughter of Colonel Samuel Buckner, in 1760. She died in 1765, and Thruston married Buckner's cousin, Ann Alexander, in 1766. He became a vestryman of Petsworth parish in 1764 and elected as a minister in 1767 and continued until 1768 when he moved to Frederick County, Virginia. He became a minister there until 1776.
In 1808 he retired and moved to Louisiana where he resided there until his death in 1812.
- Tyler, Lyon (1915). Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Under the Editorial Supervision of Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Volume 1. Lewis Historical Publishing Company. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
- "Colonial Families of the USA, 1607-1775 for Charles Mynn Thruston". Ancestry.com. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
- "To George Washington From Charles Mynn Thruston, 21 June 1794". National Archives. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
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