Ilma Nita Thornber

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

The Life 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 1916
Mackay, Queensland, Australia
children

(4)

    Male1917–1956Male

    Female1918–1982Female

    Mavis Thornber Fadden

    Female1919–2000Female

    John Richard Fadden

    Male1924–2003Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Alice May Thornber

    Female1887–Female

    Rosina Lillian Thornber

    Female1889–1890Female

    Oscar Skirrow Thornber

    Male1891–Male

    Eva Nancy Thornber

    Female1893–Female

    Female1895–1987Female

+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

Swedish: ornamental name from t(h)orn ‘thorn bush’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

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

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