Wanda Kay Thornton

28 February 1921–31 August 2006 (Age 85)
Fairview, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Wanda Kay

When Wanda Kay Thornton was born on 28 February 1921, in Fairview, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, her father, Charles Clifford Thornton, was 29 and her mother, Inez Jerusha Campbell, was 26. She married Allen Eugene Summers on 27 June 1940, in San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in World for about 5 years and Election District 11, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1940. She died on 31 August 2006, in Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Fairview, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Eugene Summers
1905–1981
Wanda Kay Thornton
1921–2006
Marriage: 27 June 1940
Richard D Summers
1941–2016

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 June 1940
San Francisco, California, United States
children

(1)

    Richard D Summers

    Male1941–2016Male

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World Events (8)

1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Age 1

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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 (3)

  • Wanda Thorton Summers in household of Allen Eugene Summers, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Wanda Thornton Summers in household of Allen Eugene Summers, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Wanda Thorton Summers in household of Allen Eugene Summers, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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