Lenora Thornton

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

The Life Summary of Lenora

When Lenora Thornton was born in 1864, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, her father, Ephraim R Thornton, was 35 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
Allice Harrison
Roxey Mary Ann Harrison

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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

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places throughout England and Scotland so called, from Old English thorn ‘thorn tree’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The placename is most frequent in northern England, especially Yorkshire, where there are at least 16 possible sources for the surname.Irish: Anglicized (translated) form of Gaelic Mac Sceacháin ‘son of Sceachán’ (see Skehan ).Irish: shortened 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 (16)

  • Elnora Thornton in entry for Alice Harrison, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Lenora Thornton in household of Ephraim Thornton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nora Thornton in entry for W. S. Robertson and Alice Harrison, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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