Anna Clara Thornton Mayberry

1924–2010 (Age 85)
Hartwell, Hart, Georgia, United States

The Life of Anna Clara

When Anna Clara Thornton Mayberry was born on 27 December 1924, in Hartwell, Hart, Georgia, United States, her father, Asa Garrett(Pitt) Thornton, was 22 and her mother, Nellie Kate Underwood Thornton, was 21. She died on 25 June 2010, in Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Anna Clara Thornton Mayberry
1924–2010
Hubert Mayberry

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Asa Garrett(Pitt) Thornton

    Male1902–Male

  • Nellie Kate Underwood Thornton

    Female1903–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 18

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Annie C Thornton in household of Jarrett Thornton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Annie Thornton in household of Garrett Thornton, "United States Census, 1940"

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