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Edward A. Thornburg

Male 1930 - 1998


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  • Name  Edward A. Thornburg  [1
    Census  1930  Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Edward A. Thornburg, son, male, white, age 9/12, did not attend school during the previous year, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa, state code 65, no occupation
    Born  27 Mar 1930  Lowell, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender  Male 
    Newspaper Article  1 Oct 1945  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Pupils Enrolled in Rural Schools Of County Listed

      Pupils enrolled in the following rural schools of the county are listed here: Baltimore Township, Lowell (IA) -- Gladys Watton [teacher], Edward Thornburg, Dayton Thornburg, [...] Henry Boecker [...] Duane Thornburg [...] Iva May Boecker [...]
    Newspaper Article  4 Jan 1946  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Thornburg Reunion on New Years Day

      The annual Thornburg reunion was held New Years Day at the Alpha Thornburg home. The following attended: [...] Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd E. Thornburg, Edward and Duane [...]
    Newspaper Article  5 Jun 1946  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Lowell

      Edward and Dayton Thornburg, Harold Massey, [and] Joyce Pickle graduated [from high school] at Mt. Pleasant Tuesday. (This may actually mean they finished the year, since they were only 15/16 years old at the time.)
    Newspaper Article  3 Jun 1948  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • ENTERTAIN GROUP AT LOWELL

      Lowell (IA) -- Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Thornburg entertained a group of relatives in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thornburg and Carol Ann of Wisconsin Sunday; Mr. and Mrs. Myron Thornburg, Walter and Betty Lee of Wapello, Mr. and Mrs. La Vern Thornburg and Rosana of Danville, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Thornburg and Kathleen Ann of Burlington, Mr. Herbert Berry and Janet of Burlington, Mary Berry, Harold, Edward, and Duane Thornburg, Mrs. Alpha Thornburg. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Art Ristine and son of Ft. Madison.
    Entertain Group at Lowell
    An article reporting on a family reunion of the Lloyd Earl Thornburg family in Lowell, Henry County, Iowa. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Newspaper Article  1 Sep 1948  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Thornburg Reunion Held Near Lowell

      Lowell (IA) -- The Thornburg reunion was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Burton Thornburg of near Lowell August 29, also celebrated was the 86th birthday of Mrs. Alpha Thornburg. [...] Those present were: [...] Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Thornburg, Harold, Edward and Duane [...]
    Military  1955  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Edward was in the armed forces. His wife and son (Lloyd) joined him in Germany according to a newspaper account in the Mt. Pleasant News on May 18, 1955.
    Residence  Jul 1980  Bonaparte, Van Buren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence  Mar 1983  Bonaparte, Van Buren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence  Jan 1987  Cantril, Van Buren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence  Dec 1991  Cantril, Van Buren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence  Aug 1994  Cantril, Van Buren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence  1998  Cantril, Van Buren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  15 May 1998  University Hospitals, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Obituary  20 May 1998  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Edward Thornburg, 68, of Cantril, died at 5:30 a.m. Friday, May 15, 1998, at University Hospitals in Iowa City.

      Born March 27, 1930, in Lowell, he was the son of Lloyd E. and Anna Berry Thornburg. On November 11, 1949, he married Esther Laipple in Lowell.

      Mr. Thornburg served in Army from 1954 to 1956. He lived in Bonaparte until moving to a farm southeast of Cantril in 1985. He was a farmer and mechanic, and operated a repair shop on his farm.

      Survivors include his wife; two sons, Lloyd Thornburg of Packwood and Mark Thornburg of Cantril; one daughter, Becky Henn of Farmington; three grandchildren; and two brothers, Thomas Thornburg of Oakville and Duane Thornburg of Burlington.

      He was preceded in death by four brothers.

      Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today at Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m.

      The funeral for Mr. Thornburg will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pedrick Funeral Home, with the Reverend S. Gale Hawhee officiating. Burial will be in Bonaparte Cemetery.

      A memorial has been established.
    U.S. Public Records Index 
    • Name: Edward Thornburg; Birth Date: March 1930; Street address: 105 R.R. 1; City: Cantril; County: Van Buren; State: Iowa; Zip Code: 52542; Record Number: 26963775
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Edward A. Thornburg; born: 27 March 1930; died: 15 May 1998 (V); Last Residence: 52542 (Cantril, Van Buren, Iowa); state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  24 May 1998  Bonaparte Cemetery, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I5659  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Lloyd Earl Thornburg,   b. 10 Jul 1892, Old Pilot Grove, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1983, Klein Memorial Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anna Ada Berry,   b. 18 Aug 1899, Lowell, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1980, New London Care Center, New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Dec 1916  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 12, 19
    Newspaper Article  11 Oct 1945  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Lowell (IA) -- Mrs. Alpha Thornburg entertained Tuesday evening in honor of Dale Thornburg, U. S. N., and Harold Thornburg A Paratrooper. Those present were [...] Mrs. and Mrs. Lloyd Thornburg and sons Duane and Edward.
    Newspaper Article  4 Jan 1946  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Thornburg Reunion on New Years Day

      The annual Thornburg reunion was held New Years Day at the Alpha Thornburg home. The following attended: [...] Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd E. Thornburg, Edward and Duane [...]
    Newspaper Article  21 Feb 1946  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Thornburg entertained Sunday in honor of LaVerne Thornburg who recently returned from the South Pacific. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Myron Thornburg and son Walter of Wapello, Thomas Thornburg of Galesburg, Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Thornburg and daughter Rosalene of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Alpha Thornburg, Darlene and Edward Thornburg. Dale and Harold Thornburg were unable to attend. Dale is stationed in Seattle, Washington, and Harold is in North Carolina.
    Newspaper Article  3 Jun 1948  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • ENTERTAIN GROUP AT LOWELL

      Lowell (IA) -- Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Thornburg entertained a group of relatives in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thornburg and Carol Ann of Wisconsin Sunday; Mr. and Mrs. Myron Thornburg, Walter and Betty Lee of Wapello, Mr. and Mrs. La Vern Thornburg and Rosana of Danville, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Thornburg and Kathleen Ann of Burlington, Mr. Herbert Berry and Janet of Burlington, Mary Berry, Harold, Edward, and Duane Thornburg, Mrs. Alpha Thornburg. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Art Ristine and son of Ft. Madison.
    Entertain Group at Lowell
    An article reporting on a family reunion of the Lloyd Earl Thornburg family in Lowell, Henry County, Iowa. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Newspaper Article  1 Sep 1948  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Thornburg Reunion Held Near Lowell

      Lowell (IA) -- The Thornburg reunion was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Burton Thornburg of near Lowell August 29, also celebrated was the 86th birthday of Mrs. Alpha Thornburg. [...] Those present were: [...] Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Thornburg, Harold, Edward and Duane [...]
    Newspaper Article  6 Aug 1949  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Lloyd, Anna, and Duane attended a dinner honoring O.V. and Ethel (Bonser) Rapalyea on August 6, 1949, in Saunders Park in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa: "Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Thornburg and Duane, ..."
    Headstone Photograph 
    • Lloyd Earl Burton and Anna A. (Berry) Thornburg's grave is located at the Burge Cemetery, New London Township, Henry County, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Thornburg. Anna A., 1899 - 1980; Lloyd E., 1892 - 1989"
    The Headstone of Lloyd Earl and Anna A. (Berry) Thornburg
    The Headstone of Lloyd Earl and Anna A. (Berry) Thornburg
    General Newsprint Cooperative Dinner at Lowell Hall
    An article reporting on a dinner held in Lowell, Iowa, by Sarah "Alpha" (Watton) Thornburg, honoring Mr. and Mrs. Leo Freitag and daughters Sherill and Realanne: Leo H. and Florence E. (Thornburg) Freitag. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Family ID  F414  Group Sheet

    Family  Esther Emma Laipple 
    Children 
    >1. Lloyd William Thornburg
     2. Rebecca Mae "Becky" Thornburg
     3. Mark E. Thornburg
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F2211  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S266] New London, Iowa - New London Journal Centennial Edition Newspaper, M. Ruth (DeLong) Peterson, (published by The New London Journal on the occasion of the paper's centennial in 1975, Duane Griggs, editor; New London, Henry County, Iowa: composed and printed by The Hawk Eye; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa), page 208 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa; enumeration district: 44-1, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 5B, page number: 105; enumeration date: April 16, 1930

    3. [S1222] Thornburg, Edward A. - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, May 20, 1998; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa).

    4. [S8310] Henry County, Iowa Rural School Enrollment 1945, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, front page, Volume 47, Number 230, Monday, October 1, 1945; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S463] Thornburg, Sarah "Alpha" (Watton) - Annual Reunion 1946, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 3, Friday, January 4, 1946; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S8311] Thornburg, Edward A.; Dayton Lyle Thornburg; and Marjorie "Joyce" Pickle - Graduation 1946, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 4, Tuesday, June 5, 1946; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S473] Thornburg, Lloyd Earl and Anna. Ada (Berry) - Family Reunion Article, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, Thursday, June 3, 1948; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).

    8. [S464] Thornburg Family Reunion Held Near Lowell (August 1948), (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 5, Wednesday, September 1, 1948; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S3370] Thornburg Family Reunion (December 1950), (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, December 1950; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S1221] Thornburg, Esther Emma (Laipple) and Son, Lloyd William Laipple - Left for Germany, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, May 18, 1955; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S9099] Thornburg, Anna Ada (Berry) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 8, July 14, 1980; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S477] Thornburg, Lloyd Earl - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 15, March 23, 1983; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S3377] Thornburg, Dale Irwin - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, January 25, 1987; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S4496] Thornburg, Harold Ivan - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 9, December 13, 1991; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S9103] Thornburg, Myron Earnest - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 7, August 8, 1994; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S1222] Thornburg, Edward A. - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, May 20, 1998; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S71] U.S. Public Records Index (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S476] Burge Cemetery, Henry County, Iowa - Burials, (published by the Iowa Genealogical Society, 1987, publication #0335; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    20. [S462] Thornburg, Dale Irwin and Harold Ivan Thornburg - Honored at Lowell, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, October 11, 1945; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    21. [S472] Thornburg, Lloyd Earl and Anna Ada (Berry) - Honor of LaVerne, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 6, February 21, 1946; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    22. [S474] Rapalyea, Oral Vernice "Vern" and Ethel Leslie (Bonser/Thornburg) - Dinner While Visiting Iowa, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 2, Saturday, August 6, 1949; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    23. [S475] Thornburg, Lloyd Earl and Anna Ada (Berry) - Headstone Photograph, (their grave is at the Burge Cemetery in New London Township, Henry County, Iowa; photo provided courtesy of "annfamilytree" at the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (web site); Memorials #: 248709S3 & 248708S3) (Reliability: 3).