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
1894–1973
Ilma Nita Thornber
1895–1987
Marriage: 26 December 1916
Gordon Fadden
1917–1956
Nita Elizabeth Fadden
1918–1982
Mavis Thornber Fadden
1919–2000
John Richard Fadden
1924–2003

Spouse and Children

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

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1901
    Age 6
    First Federal election.
    1901
    Age 6
    The Australian flag flown for the first time.
    1921
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Thornton
    Thornberry

    Sources (1)

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

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