Hannah Thornock

22 September 1853–27 September 1933 (Age 80)
Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Thornock was born on 22 September 1853, in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Thornock, was 37 and her mother, Ann Bott, was 33. She married Jacob Hess on 16 February 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 27 September 1933, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Hess
Hannah Thornock
Marriage: 16 February 1868
Elzada Emaline Hess
Mary Ann Hess
Jacob Perry Hess
Clara May Hess
Hannah Eudora Hess
Elizabeth Hess
Sarah Addie Artencia Hess
John Arthur Hess
Delbert Lorenzo Hess
Milford Nolton Hess
Raymond Aquilla Hess

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 1
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries 1863: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho, Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Origin undetermined. It looks like an English name, but no trace of it is found in English or Scottish records.

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

    Story Highlight


    From the book Thornock Pioneers & Colonizers The origin of the Thornock name: It was Christmas Day 1841 in Whitwick, County of Leicester, England when the name Thornock was originated. You might …

    Sources (30)

    • Anna Thornie in household of Jno Thornie, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hannah Thornock in entry for Clara Hess Bateman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hannah Hess in household of Jacob Hess, "United States Census, 1930"

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