Minnie Adeline Thornton

13 February 1906–January 1985 (Age 78)
Atchison, Kansas, United States

The Life of Minnie Adeline

When Minnie Adeline Thornton was born on 13 February 1906, in Atchison, Kansas, United States, her father, George Mitchell McDonald, was 37 and her mother, Nellie Lee Round, was 23. She married Forest Brown Aughinbaugh on 25 November 1927, in Buchanan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Clinton, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Washington Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died in January 1985, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Forest Brown Aughinbaugh
Minnie Adeline Thornton
Marriage: 25 November 1927
Forest Dale Aughinbaugh

Spouse and Children

25 November 1927
Buchanan, Missouri, United States


    Forest Dale Aughinbaugh


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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Aughinbaugh in household of James Aughinbaugh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie Aughinbaugh in household of Forest B Aughinbaugh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie A Thornton in household of George M Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1910"

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