Mary Emma Thornbury

December 1873–August 1964 (Age 90)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Emma

When Mary Emma Thornbury was born in December 1873, in Kansas, United States, her father, James R. Thornbury, was 31 and her mother, Emily Dorcus Leeds, was 30. She married Orman Allen Lynn on 1 October 1902, in Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in August 1964, in Volusia, Volusia, Florida, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Orman Allen Lynn
1873–1961
Mary Emma Thornbury
1873–1964
Marriage: 1 October 1902
Leona Lynn
1905–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 October 1902
Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States
children

(1)

    Leona Lynn

    Female1905–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1842–1916Male

    Emily Dorcus Leeds

    Female1843–1931Female

siblings

(5)

    Ada Lee Thornbury

    Female1865–1952Female

    Clara Thornbury

    Female1869–Female

    Female1873–1964Female

    James Garfield Thornbury

    Male1876–1930Male

    Gertrude Thornbury

    Female1879–1890Female

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 4

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Thornberry .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Lynn in household of Orman A Lynn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Lynn in household of Orman A Lynn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Emma Lynn in household of O A Lynn, "United States Census, 1940"

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