Sharon Kim Thornley

13 August 1962–15 August 1963 (Age 1)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Sharon Kim

When Sharon Kim Thornley was born on 13 August 1962, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, William Dickson Thornley, was 34 and her mother, Hulda Verus Nebeker, was 38. She died on 15 August 1963, in her hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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William Dickson Thornley
Hulda Verus Nebeker
Mary Kathleen Thornley
James Michael Thornley
Sharon Kim Thornley

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World Events (2)


Age 1

President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
1963 · The Second Largest Artificial Lake in the United States

Age 1

Lake Powell is known as the Second Largest Artificial Lake in the United States, following Lake Mead. It was created by flooding after the construction of the Glen Canyon Dam. The reservoir is named for explorer John Wesley Powell, who explored the Colorado River in 1869 and In 1972, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area was established. Today it is public land managed by the National Park Service, and available to the public for recreational purposes.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from Thornley in Lancashire, so named from Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sharon Kim Thornley, "Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001"
  • Sharon Kim Thornley in entry for William Dickson Or Dick Thornley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Sharon Kim Thornley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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