Louis George Denzel Thorner

19 March 1875–17 January 1935 (Age 59)
Lambton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Louis George Denzel

When Louis George Denzel Thorner was born on 19 March 1875, in Lambton, Ontario, Canada, his father, George Albert Thorner, was 25 and his mother, Mary Jane Johnston, was 25. He died on 17 January 1935, in Lambton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 59.

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George Albert Thorner
Mary Jane Johnston
Maggie I. Thorner
Annetta Frances Thorner
Louis George Denzel Thorner
Annie Alberta Estella Thorner

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World Events (4)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 8

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 11

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 31

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

1 German (Thörner): topographic name for someone who lived by a thorn bush, or habitational name for someone from a place called Thorn ( see Thorn 3 and 4).2 German: occupational name for a watchman on a tower.3 Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements torn, törne ‘thorn bush’ + the suffix -er, from German.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Louis G Thorner in household of George Thorner, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Louis George Denzel Thorner, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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