Malinda Jane Thornton

30 March 1867–26 July 1943 (Age 76)
Amity, Yamhill, Oregon, United States

The Life Summary of Malinda Jane

When Malinda Jane Thornton was born on 30 March 1867, in Amity, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, her father, James William Thornton, was 27 and her mother, Mary Adaline Scott, was 19. She married Samuel Marion Crawford on 21 March 1893, in Kendrick, Latah, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Winchester, Lewis, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Winchester Election Precinct, Lewis, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 26 July 1943, in Kamiah, Lewis, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Craigmont Cemetery, Craigmont, Lewis, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Marion Crawford
Malinda Jane Thornton
Marriage: 21 March 1893
Mary Lucetta Crawford
James William Crawford
Arthur Brian Crawford
Charles Herbert Crawford
Mabel Flo Crawford
Samuel Edward Crawford
Jessie May Crawford
Hallie Pearl Crawford
Lillie Jane Crawford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1893Kendrick, Latah, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    Age 11
    Historic Boundaries 1878: Nez Perce, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Nez Perce, Idaho, United States 1911: Lewis, Idaho, United States
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 23
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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 (20)

    • Jessie Crawford in household of Samuel M Crawford, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Jennie Crawford in household of Sam Crawford, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Jane Crawford in household of Sam Crawford, "United States Census, 1930"

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