Emmett William Thornton, Jr.

1948–1999 (Age 50)
Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States

The Life of Emmett William

When Emmett William Thornton, Jr. was born on 20 May 1948, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States, his father, Emmett William Thornton Sr, was 24 and his mother, Anna Mae Egan, was 17. He died on 21 January 1999, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Emmett William Thornton Sr
1923–2006
Anna Mae Egan
1930–2004
Edward Joseph Egan
1895–
Emmett William Thornton, Jr.
1948–1999
John Edward Thornton
1951–1951
Danelle Louise Thornton
1955–2013

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World Events (3)

1949 · NATO is Established

Age 1

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.
1950

Age 2

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.
1950 · Great Falls dethrones Butte as biggest city

Age 2

In 1950, Great Falls, Montana replaced Butte, Montana as the largest city

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

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