Ilma Nita Thornber

2 April 1895–14 May 1987 (Age 92)
Queensland, Australia

The Life Summary of Ilma Nita

When Ilma Nita Thornber was born on 2 April 1895, in Queensland, Australia, her father, James Henry Thornber, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Annie Hess, was 30. She married Arthur William Fadden on 26 December 1916, in Mackay, Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 14 May 1987, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 92, and was buried in Holland Park West, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Arthur William Fadden
Ilma Nita Thornber
Marriage: 26 December 1916
Gordon Fadden
Nita Elizabeth Fadden
Mavis Thornber Fadden
John Richard Fadden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1916Mackay, Queensland, Australia
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    First Federal election.
    Age 6
    The Australian flag flown for the first time.
    Age 26
    Edith Cowan is elected to the Western Australia Parlaiment. She is the first woman parliamentarian in Australia.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the five minor places in Yorkshire called Thornber, particularly Thornber in Halton West. The placenames derive from Old English thorn ‘thorn’ + beorg ‘hill, mound’.Irish: adopted for various Irish names containing an element meaning ‘thorn’; compare Thornton .

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

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    • Ilma Nita Thornber Fadden, "Find A Grave Index"

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