Gloria Thornton Moseley

1924–2006 (Age 81)
Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States

The Life of Gloria

When Gloria Thornton Moseley was born on 18 October 1924, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, her father, Isaac Jerome Thornton, was 34 and her mother, Talmage Rebecca Inez McCoy, was 26. She married Thomas Byrd Moseley Jr. in August 0010. She died on 6 January 2006, in Clifton, Bosque, Texas, United States, at the age of 81.

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Gloria Thornton Moseley
1924–2006
Thomas Byrd Moseley Jr.
1915–2006

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 5

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
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)

  • Gloria Thornton in household of Isaac J Thornton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gloria Thornton in entry for Mr Thomas B Moseley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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