Glenn Franklin Thistlethwaite

1885–1956 (Age 71)
Boone, Indiana, United States

The Life of Glenn Franklin

When Glenn Franklin Thistlethwaite was born on 18 March 1885, in Boone, Indiana, United States, his father, Cyrus D Thistlethwaite, was 21 and his mother, Laura Alice Ramsey, was 26. He married Esther Painter on 21 June 1911, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Washington Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died on 6 October 1956, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery and Mausoleum, Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glenn Franklin Thistlethwaite
Esther Painter
Marriage: 21 June 1911
Robert Painter Thistlethwaite Sr
Glenn E Thistlethwaite
James Richard Thistlethwaite

Spouse & Children

21 June 1911
Hamilton, Indiana, United States


  • Robert Painter Thistlethwaite Sr


  • Glenn E Thistlethwaite


  • James Richard Thistlethwaite


Parents & Siblings

  • Cyrus D Thistlethwaite


  • Laura Alice Ramsey




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 7

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Age 19

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Glenn Thisthethwaite, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Glen Thistlethwaite in household of William Furnas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Glenn F Thistlethwaite, "United States Census, 1940"

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