Louis Cumby Thornton Jr

1922–1990 (Age 68)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Louis Cumby

When Louis Cumby Thornton Jr was born about 1922, in Alabama, United States, his father, Lucius Cumby Thornton, was 35 and his mother, Fannie Esther Collier, was 27. He lived in Election Precinct 5 Sandtuck, Elmore, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 11 November 1990, in Forsyth, Georgia, United States, at the age of 68.

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Lucius Cumby Thornton
Fannie Esther Collier
Lucious Bernard Thornton
Hancel Cumby Thornton
John J. Thornton
Louis Cumby Thornton Jr

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World Events (8)

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 0

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 (3)

  • Luscus C Thornton in household of Luscus C Thornton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • L C Thornton Jr. in household of Cumby Thornton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucius Cumby Thornton, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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