Kyle Edward Thornton Jr

1921–1998 (Age 76)
Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Kyle Edward

When Kyle Edward Thornton Jr was born on 10 November 1921, in Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota, United States, his father, Kyle Thornton, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Johnson, was 20. He lived in Day, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Cambria Township, Brown, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 9 January 1998, in Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Kyle Thornton
1899–
Elizabeth Johnson
1901–1946
Kyle Edward Thornton Jr
1921–1998
Jean Thornton
Wayne Thornton
1924–2010
Helen Thornton
1929–2000
Richard Keith Thornton
1935–2015

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (8)

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.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 21

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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.

Sources (2)

  • Kyle E Thornton in household of Elizabeth Thornton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thornton in household of Kyle E Thornton, "United States Census, 1930"

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