Edna Bell THORNTON

Edna Bell THORNTON

Female 1893 - 1954  (60 years)

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  • Name Edna Bell THORNTON 
    Alt. Birth 1892  [1
    Born 16 Feb 1893  , , Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    Census 1 Jan 1895  Lee Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1895 state census 
    • 1) Myrtin Thornton, age 40, born in Polk, Iowa;.
      2) Annie Thornton, wife, female, age 40, born in Keokuk, Iowa.
      3) Edward Thornton, male, age 16, born in Polk, Iowa.
      4) Alta Thornton, female, age 13, born in Kansas.
      5) Riley, male, age 12, born in Polk, Iowa; Roy,male, age 9, born in Polk, Iowa.
      6) Carl, male, age 6,born in Polk, Iowa.
      7) Edna, female, age 3, born in Polk, Iowa.
      8) Irvin, male, age 0, born in Polk, Iowa.
    • Role: Household Member
    1895 state census
    1895 state census
    Census 2 Jun 1900  Lee Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) M L Thornton, head, male, white, age 42, married, birth month April, birth year 1858, born in Iowa, both parents born in Illinois.
      2) Anna Thornton, wife, female, white, age 42, birth month January, birth year 1858, married, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Illinois.
      3) Eddie Thornton, son, male, white, age 20, single, born in Iowa, both parents born in Iowa.
      4) Alta Thornton, daughter, female, white, age 18, born in Iowa.
      5) Riley Thornton, son, male, white, age 17, single.
      6) Roy Thornton, son, white, male, age 15, single, born in Iowa, coal minor.
      7) Carl Thornton, son, white,male, age 11, single, at school.
      8) Edna Thornton, daughter, female, white, age 7, attending school.
      9) Irwin Thornton, son, male, white, age 5.
      10) Clifford Thornton, son, male, white, age 3.
      11) William Thornton, son, male, white, age 2.
    • Role: Household Member
    Thornton, Martin - 1900 census.jpg
    Thornton, Martin - 1900 census.jpg
    Descendant Interest MEDIUM 
    _FSFTID 9XYL-7XX 
    _UID 4B5BBB363A07482BBB1FEAC9850A3F02A821 
    Died 24 Jan 1954  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    Address:
    NE 78th St.
    one mile east of exit 90 on I-35
    Ankeny, IA Ankeny, IA 
    Person ID I4565  Our Blended Family
    Last Modified 2 May 2017 

    Father Martin Luther THORNTON,   b. 11 Apr 1855, , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1912, , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Ann JONES,   b. 25 Jan 1855,   d. 10 Feb 1918, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1877  Grant Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Census 15 Jun 1880  Walnut Township, Jewell, Kansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • living in household of Harvey Chubbick
    Census 2 Jun 1900  Lee Township, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 15 Apr 1910  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter Ever ROUNDS,   b. 16 May 1886, , Grundy, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1965, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1908  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Children 
     1. Fay Neoma ROUNDS,   b. 24 Oct 1909,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Thomas Luther ROUNDS,   b. 2 Aug 1911, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1976, Des Moines General Hospital, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Mates Evernson ROUNDS,   b. 26 Mar 1914, Deer Lodge, Powell, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1976, Methodist Hospital, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Alta Bernice ROUNDS,   b. 6 Aug 1916,   d. 1980  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1895 state census - 1 Jan 1895 - Lee Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Jun 1900 - Lee Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jun 1908 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jan 1954 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    NE 78th St.
    one mile east of exit 90 on I-35
    Ankeny, IA Ankeny, IA - - Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States
    Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • Edna lived at 4720 Madison in Des Moines at the time of her death, which was the result of a heart attack. She was a lifelong resident of Des Moines. One source lists her birth year as 1892 and the year of her marriage as 1908. She had 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren at the time of her death.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1065] Find A Grave NEW, (http://www.findagrave.com: 2016), accessed 2 May 2017, Edna B. Rounds, 28828072. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S316] 1900 Census Polk Co IA, TMG Src#: 356., M.L. Thornton (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S847] Iowa, Polk County - 1895 - State Census, Iowa, Polk, (Digital images. FamilySearch. \i FamilySearch\i0 . https://familysearch.org : n.d.), Lee Township, p. 291, dwelling 1067, family 1088, line 4, Myrtin Thornton; (https://familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3).
      1) Myrtin Thornton, age 40, born in Polk, Iowa.
      2) Annie Thornton, wife, female, age 40, born in Keokuk, Iowa.
      3) Edward Thornton, male, age 16, born in Polk, Iowa.
      4) Alta Thornton, female, age 13, born in Kansas.
      5) Riley, male, age 12, born in Polk, Iowa; Roy,male, age 9, born in Polk, Iowa.
      6) Carl, male, age 6,born in Polk, Iowa.
      7) Edna, female, age 3, born in Polk, Iowa.
      8) and Irvin, male, age 0, born in Polk, Iowa.
      citing p. 291, 1895, State Historical Society, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1.022.098

    4. [S823] Iowa, Polk County - 1900 - U.S. census, Iowa, Polk County, (http://www.familysearch.org: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T623, roll T623-454, Lee Township, enumeration district (ED) 98, sheet 5, p. 77A (stamped), 1191 (handwritten), dwelling 94 (Reliability: 3).
      M L Thornton, head, male, white, age 42, married, birth month April, birth year 1858, born in Iowa, both parents born in Illinois; Anna Thornton, wife, female, white, age 42, birth month January, birth year 1858, married, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Illinois; Eddie Thornton, son, male, white, age 20, single, born in Iowa, both parents born in Iowa; Alta Thornton, daughter, female, white, age 18, born in Iowa; Riley Thornton, son, male, white, age 17, single; Roy Thornton, son, white, male, age 15, single, born in Iowa, coal minor; Carl Thornton, son, white,male, age 11, single, at school; Edna Thornton, daughter, female, white, age 7, attending school; Irwin Thornton, son, male, white, age 5; Clifford Thornton, son, male, white, age 3; William Thornton, son, male, white, age 2.

    5. [S75] Edna Thornton obit., Des Moine, (Des Moines, Iowa, 26 January 1954), TMG Src#: 120.

    6. [S715] Edna Thornton, Tombstone, TMG Src#: 74.

    7. [S63] Polk County, Cemetery Records.

    8. [S421] Polk County Iowa Marriages Book 1, Compiler: Pioneer Sons & Daughters Genealogical Society, (Iowa Genealogical Society, Des Moines, Iowa, 1873), TMG Src#: 458.

    9. [S841] Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1809-1992, Ancestry.com, ((http://www.Ancestry.com)), accessed 6 Feb 2016), Rebecca Martin to Martin L. Thornton. (Reliability: 3).
      Rebecca Martin, female. Spouse Martin L. Thornton. Marriage Date 29 November 1877. County Polk. State Iowa. Household Members Martin L. Thornton (no age) and Rebecca Martin (no age).

    10. [S62] Polk County Marriages 1846-1866, Compiler: Pioneer Sons & Daughters Genealogical Society, (Iowa Genealogical Society, Des Moines, Iowa, 1983), TMG Src#: 108., 07 Jan 1909 (Reliability: 0).

    11. [S432] Rounds Family Group Sheets, Penny Rounds, (July 29, 2004), TMG Src#: 468., 17 Jun 1908 (Reliability: 3).


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