Mary Alice Thornton

22 May 1903–13 March 1988 (Age 84)
Liberty, Putnam, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Thornton was born on 22 May 1903, in Liberty, Putnam, West Virginia, United States, her father, Elijah O. Thornton, was 33 and her mother, Vernie Margaret Catherine Dartt, was 25. She married David Edward Beller in 1922, in Putnam, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Union Magisterial District, Putnam, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 13 March 1988, in Liberty, Putnam, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Liberty, Putnam, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Edward Beller
1902–1980
Mary Alice Thornton
1903–1988
Marriage: 1922
Charles Richard Beller
1924–2001
Eiza Beller
1928–
Golden Ray Beller
1930–2015

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1922
Putnam, West Virginia, United States
children

(3)

    Charles Richard Beller

    Male1924–2001Male

    Eiza Beller

    Male1928–Male

    Male1930–2015Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1927

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Mary Beller in household of David Beller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Thornton in household of Elijah Thornton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Thornton in household of Elijah Thornton, "United States Census, 1920"

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