Allie T. Thornton

8 November 1907–21 June 1999 (Age 91)
Sampson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Allie T.

When Allie T. Thornton was born on 8 November 1907, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Foster Thornton, was 54 and her mother, Francis Octivia Anders, was 38. She married William Ransom Hairr on 9 January 1926, in North Clinton Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Dunn, Harnett, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Herrings Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 21 June 1999, in Cary, Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Hickory Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Clinton, Sampson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ransom Hairr
1907–1971
Allie T. Thornton
1907–1999
Marriage: 9 January 1926
Lillie Frances Hairr
1926–2012
Darroll Granville Hairr
1932–1983
Edna Carol Hairr
1936–2019

Spouse and Children

    William Ransom Hairr

    Male1907–1971Male

    Female1907–1999Female

MARRIAGE
9 January 1926
North Clinton Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States
children

(3)

    Lillie Frances Hairr

    Female1926–2012Female

    Darroll Granville Hairr

    Male1932–1983Male

    Edna Carol Hairr

    Female1936–2019Female

Parents and Siblings

    William Foster Thornton

    Male1852–1925Male

    Francis Octivia Anders

    Female1869–1939Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1931

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allie Hairr in household of Ransom Hairr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Allie Hairr in household of Ramson Hairr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Allie Thornton in household of William F Thornton, "United States Census, 1920"

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