Irvin Martin THORNTON

Irvin Martin THORNTON

Male 1894 - 1971  (76 years)

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  • Name Irvin Martin THORNTON 
    Born 15 Aug 1894  , , Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    Census 1 Jan 1895  Lee Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    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  [2
    • 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
    Census 16 Apr 1910  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • M.L.Thornton, head, rents home, white, age 32, married (1st marriage), can read and write, born in Iowa, father and mother born in Ohio, speaks English, engineer; Anna Thornton, wife, female, white, age 32, married (2nd marriage), can read and write, born in Iowa, both parents born in Ohio, speaks English; Edward Thornton, son, male, white, age 31, single, not employed; Riley Thornton, son, male, white, age 28, single, miner; Roy Thornton, son, male, white, age 25, single, miner; Carl, son, male, white, age 21, single, teamster; Irvin, male, white, age 16, single, employed in the coal industry; Clifford, son, male, white, age 12, single.
    • Role: Household Member
    1910 Census
    1910 Census
    Descendant Interest MEDIUM 
    _FSFTID 9XYL-7XL 
    _UID B577784F1A56426EAFFB6BE6588B557AC0B2 
    Died 3 Aug 1971  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Address:
    NE 78th St.
    one mile east of exit 90 on I-35
    Ankeny, IA Ankeny, IA 
    Person ID I4576  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  [6, 7
    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 Rose Ellen MCNEELEY,   b. 9 Mar 1908,   d. 19 Dec 1984, Urbandale, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1927 
    Children 
     1. Barbara Ann THORNTON,   b. 26 Dec 1927, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1988, Mercy Hospital, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Delores Irene THORNTON,   b. 27 Jan 1929,   d. 10 May 1929  (Age 0 years)
     3. Bonnie J. THORNTON,   b. 19 May 1930,   d. 6 Jul 2006, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Colleen THORNTON,   b. 20 Jul 1931, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 2004, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Minnie THORNTON,   b. 31 Apr 1932, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 2002, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Edward THORNTON,   b. 7 Nov 1935, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 2005, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. Patricia THORNTON,   b. 30 Jan 1937, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1999, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     8. Karen Kay THORNTON,   b. 16 Feb 1944, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 2011, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F950  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 MapsCensus - 16 Apr 1910 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Aug 1971 - 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 
    • Irvin lived at 1516 East Madison in Des Moines at the time of his death. He was a member of Miller United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S.Army in WWI.

  • Sources 
    1. [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

    2. [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.

    3. [S815] Iowa, Polk County - 1910 - U.S. census, Iowa, Polk, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T624, Des Moines Ward 6, enumeration district (ED) 146, sheet 4A, p. 6598 (handwritten), dwelling 85 (Reliability: 3).
      1) M.L.Thornton, head, rents home, white, age 54, married (1st marriage), can read and write, born in Iowa, father and mother born in Ohio, speaks English, engineer.
      2) Anna Thornton, wife, female, white, age 54, married (2nd marriage), can read and write, born in Iowa, both parents born in Ohio, speaks English.
      3) Edward Thornton, son, male, white, age 31, single, not employed.
      4) Riley Thornton, son, male, white, age 28, single, miner.
      5) Roy Thornton, son, male, white, age 25, single, miner.
      6) Carl, son, male, white, age 21, single, teamster.
      7) Irvin, male, white, age 16, single, employed in the coal industry.
      7) Clifford, son, male, white, age 12, single.

    4. [S63] Polk County, Cemetery Records.

    5. [S1065] Find A Grave NEW, (http://www.findagrave.com: 2016), accessed 2 May 2017, Irvin Martin Thornton, 28651833. (Reliability: 3).

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

    7. [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).


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