Henry Hiram Thornhill

30 May 1918–9 June 1996 (Age 78)
Lamourie, Rapides, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Henry Hiram

When Henry Hiram Thornhill was born on 30 May 1918, in Lamourie, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, his father, Henry Samuel Rushin Thornhill, was 22 and his mother, Joella Roberts, was 21. He died on 9 June 1996, in Rapides, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Pineville, Rapides, Louisiana, United States.

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Henry Samuel Rushin Thornhill
Joella Roberts
J. Herman Armand Thornhill
Leola Thornhill
Henry Hiram Thornhill
Irwin Walter Thornhill
Cleo Thornhill
Ray Thornhill
Juanita Thornhill

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Thornhill, for example in Derbyshire, West Yorkshire, Dorset, and Wiltshire, from Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hiram Thornhill in household of Russian Thornhill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hiram Thornhill in household of Henry H Thornhill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hiram Thornhill, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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