John Boston THORNTON Grover Lawson THORNTON Melvina C THORNTON Remona Vivene THORNTON Laura Faye THORNTON Elvin Homer THORNTON Living THORNTON Minnie Lee GREEN Luella THORNTONWIFE Ella Amanda COURTNEY Mini tree diagram
Charles Elvin THORNTON

Charles Elvin THORNTON3,4,5,9,7,8,2

also known as Charley E THORNTON7

12th Mar 18913,4,5,6,7,8,1 - 4th Aug 19633,4,1,2

Life History

12th Mar 1891

Born in Okarche, Canadian, Oklahoma.3,4,5,6,7,8,1

1900

Resident in Crutcho, Oklahoma, Oklahoma.7

28th Dec 1920

Married

28th Dec 1920

Married Minnie Lee GREEN.6,9

13th Jul 1922

Birth of son Grover Lawson THORNTON in Stephens County, Oklahoma.6,8,10

18th May 1924

Birth of daughter Melvina C THORNTON in Oklahoma.11,6,8,12

25th Jun 1927

Birth of daughter Remona Vivene THORNTON in Sterling, Comanche, Oklahoma.13,12,14,6,8,15

about 1932

Birth of daughter Laura Faye THORNTON in Oklahoma.8

19th Feb 1940

Birth of son Elvin Homer THORNTON in Oklahoma.8,13

after Jan 1941

Married Luella THORNTONWIFE

23rd Jan 1941

Death of Minnie Lee GREEN in Oklahoma.9,2

after Aug 1963

Death of Luella THORNTONWIFE in Oklahoma.4

4th Aug 1963

Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma.3,4,1,2

6th Aug 1963

Buried in Arlington Memory Gardens, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.1,2

Other facts

 

Birth of daughter Living THORNTON

Notes

  • 1900 Federal Census, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Territory, 20 June,Crutcho Township, page 11A; District 160, Hse #194, Fam #200
    Thornton, John B Head W M Oct 1863  36 Married 15 yrs MO TN MO Farmer
    Thornton, Ella A Wife W F Feb  1867  33 Married 15 yrs 6 children/6living MO TN MO
    Thornton, Emma E  Dau W F Mar 1886  14 Single MO MO MO
    Thornton, Martha M  Dau W F Jan 1888  12 Single MO MO MO
    Thornton, Thomas J Son W M Sep 1890  10 Single OK MO MO
    Thornton, Charley E Son W M Mar 1891  9 Single OK MO MO
    Thornton, Roland E Son W M Dec 1892  7 Single OK MO MO
    Thornton, Sedilia Dau W F Apr 1874  6 Single OK MO MO

    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Charley E Thornton
    Address:  Rte 10, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
    Birth 12 Mar 1891 Okarche, Canadian County, Oklahoma
    Tall, Stout Build, Brown Eyes, Dark Hair
    Race: Caucasian (White)
    Occupation Farmer
    Registered 5 June, 1917, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
    Signed Charely E Thornton

    "Canadian County was formed in 1889 as an original county from formerIndian land. It was named after the Canadian River, which runs throughthe county. It was settled by white settlers during the Oklahoma LandRun of April 22, 1889. Here was also where the last great battlebetween the Cheyenne, Arapaho and the US Army took place."
    --  Wikipedia, "Canadian County, Oklahoma,"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_County,_Oklahoma

    1930 Federal Census, Comanche County, Oklahoma, 7 April, RichardsTownship, District 30, page 2A, Hse #26, Fam #27
    Thornton, Charley C Head Rents, Owns a radio M W 39 First Married atage 29 OK MO MO Farmer [b abt 1891]
    Thornton, Minnie L Wife F W 30 First Married at age 31 OK TX GA [b abt1900]
    Thornton, Lawson G  Son M W 7 OK OK OK [b abt 1923]
    Thornton, Malvina C  Dau F W 5 OK OK OK [b abt 1925]
    Thornton, Ramona V Dau F W 2yrs10mos OK OK OK [b abt May 1927]
    Thornton, Valys Dau F W 4mos OK OK OK [b abt Nov 1929]

    1940 Federal Census, Comanche County, Oklahoma, 2 April, RichardsTownship, District 16-32, page 1A, Hse #1, Rents $4
    Thornton, C E Head M W 49 Grade 7 b Oklahoma  Same house in 1935Farmer
    Thornton, Minnie Wife F W 40 Grade H-1 b Arkansas   Same house in 1935
    Thornton, Lawson Son M W 17 Grade 8 b Oklahoma Same house in 1935
    Thornton, Melvina Son M W 15 Grade 7 b Oklahoma Same house in 1935
    Thornton, Ramona F W 12 Grade 5 b Oklahoma Same house in 1935
    Thornton, Velys F W 10 Grade 4 b Oklahoma Same house in 1935
    Thornton, Lora Fay F W 8 Grade 1 b Oklahoma Same house in 1935
    Thornton, Elvin Homer M W 1mo Grade 0 b Oklahoma Same house in 1935[sic]

    Social Security Death Index
    Charles Thornton
    Last Residence: Oklahoma
    Born 12 Mar 1891
    Died Aug 1963
    SSN 441-38-1897 issued Oklahoma (1955)

    Charles Elvin Thornton
    Birth Mar. 12, 1891
    Death Aug. 4, 1963
    Burial Arlington Memory Gardens, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County,Oklahoma
    Created by shirley tauer Sep 08, 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #29675680,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=THOR&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=38&GScntry=4&GSsr=841&GRid=29675680&&ftm=1

    Two obituaries appear in the Dalily Oklahoman, the first on 5 August1963, an iniital annoucement, and a short announcement the next day ofthe details of the funeral and burial.

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    Obituary of Charles Elvin Thorton, Daily Oklahoman, 5 August 1963

    Charles E. Thornton

    Services for Charles E. Thornton, 72, of 3809 W Liberty, died Sundayat St. Anthony Hospital.  Services are pending with Street and DraperFuneral Home.

    Thornton, a retired farmer, was born in Piedmont and came to OklahomaCity in 1962.

    Survivors incldue his wife Luella; four daughters, Mrs Melvina Ford,Moore; Mrs Ramona Lovell, Choctaw; Mrs Valys Bourlon, Luther, and MrsLaura Faye Carlson, Fletcher;  two sons, Lawson, Sunray, Texas, andElvin H, Choctaw; two sisters, Mrs Emma Johnson, Marlow, and MrsNeddie Gerren, Norman, and one brother Roland, Marlow.
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    Obituary of Charles Elvin Thorton, Daily Oklahoman, 6 August 1963

    Charles E. Thornton

    Services for Charles E. Thornton, 72, of 3809 W Liberty, who diedSunday at St. Anthony Hospital, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Street andDraper Funeral Home with burial in Arlington Memorial Cemetery.
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    Charles Elvin Thornton
    Birth Mar. 12, 1891
    Death Aug. 4, 1963
    Burial Arlington Memory Gardens, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County,Oklahoma
    Created by shirley tauer Sep 08, 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #29675680,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Thornton&GSiman=1&GSst=38&GSsr=281&GRid=29675680&

Sources

  • 1. Obituary of Charles Elvin Thorton, Daily Oklahoman, 6 August 1963
  • 2. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 3. Social Security Death Index
  • 4. Obituary of Charles Elvin Thorton, Daily Oklahoman, 5 August 1963
  • 5. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
  • 6. 1930 Federal Census, Comanche County, Oklahoma
    • 7 April, Richards Township, District 30, page 2A, Hse #26, Fam #27
  • 7. 1900 Federal Census, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Territory
    • 20 June, Crutcho Township, page 11A; District 160, Hse #194, Fam #200
  • 8. 1940 Federal Census, Comanche County, Oklahoma
    • 2 April, Richards Township, District 16-32, page 1A, Hse #1, Rents $4
  • 9. Loretta Gregory Gay Genealogical Research
  • 10. Ancestry Trees
  • 11. RootsWeb Cemetery Index, 1800-2010
  • 12. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 13. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1
  • 14. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #38073783,
  • 15. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

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