Floyd Thomas Thornton

31 January 1909–12 May 1986 (Age 77)
Denver, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Floyd Thomas

When Floyd Thomas Thornton was born on 31 January 1909, in Denver, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States, his father, George Washington Thornton, was 28 and his mother, Addie Beulah Bramlett, was 22. He married Stella Louise Pickett on 27 April 1929, in Hickman, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1930 and James Bayou Township, Mississippi, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 12 May 1986, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in West Alton, St. Charles, Missouri, United States.

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Floyd Thomas Thornton
Stella Louise Pickett
Marriage: 27 April 1929
George Freeman Thornton
Lyda Ann Thornton

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27 April 1929
Hickman, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 22

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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  • Floyd Thornton in household of Jno W Thornton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Floyd T Thornton in household of Charles H Bramlett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Floyd Thornton in household of Gale W Thornton, "United States Census, 1910"

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