Lenora Thornton

1864–2 March 1924 (Age 60)
Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lenora

When Lenora Thornton was born in 1864, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, her father, Ephraim R Thornton, was 34 and her mother, Mary Wilhour, was 27. She had at least 2 daughters with Daniel Harrison. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Oxford Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. She died on 2 March 1924, in Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States.

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Daniel Harrison
Lenora Thornton
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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 17

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England and Scotland so called, from Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Irish: Anglicized (translated) form of Gaelic Mac Sceacháin ‘son of Sceachán’ ( see Skehan ).3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Draighneáin ‘descendant of Draighneán’ ( see Drennan ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lenora Thornton in household of Ephraim Thornton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lenora Harrison in household of Daniel Harrison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lenora Harrison in household of Daniel Harrison, "United States Census, 1900"

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