Frank Delbert Thornberg

11 January 1887–7 November 1987 (Age 100)
Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Frank Delbert

When Frank Delbert Thornberg was born on 11 January 1887, in Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Albert F Franklin, was 32 and his mother, Emma Jenkins, was 13. He lived in Oxford, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States in 1900. He died on 7 November 1987, in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 100.

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Albert F Franklin
Emma Jenkins
Frank Delbert Thornberg
Isabell Franklin
John W Franklin
Walter Albert Franklin
Margaret Irene Franklin
Lilly Rose Franklin
Irene M Franklin

Parents and Siblings

    Albert F Franklin





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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 4

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 26

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from t(h)orn ‘thorn bush’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Frank Thornberg in household of Albert Franklin, "United States Census, 1900"

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