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Laura Veronica Thornburg

Female 1897 - 1987


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  • Name  Laura Veronica Thornburg  [1, 2
    Born  22 Sep 1897  Old Pilot Grove, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Census  1900  Marion Township, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Laura Thornburg, daughter, white, female, born in September 1897, age 2, single, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa
    Census  1900  Farmington, Van Buren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Fay (sic) Thornburg, daughter, white, female, born in June 1893 (sic), age 6, single, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa
    Iowa State Census  1905  Marion Township, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Laura Thornburg, Card Number: 562; Post Office Address: Salem, Iowa: Marion Township, Lee County, Iowa
    Census  1910  Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Laura B. Thornburg, daughter, female, white, age 12, single, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, could speak English, occupation none, could read, could write, attended school since September 1909
    Iowa State Census  1915  Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Card Number: 66, female, white, single, could read, could write, number of years in the US: 17, number of years in Iowa: 17, Laura Thornburg, age 17, Henry County, post office address: Lowell, Baltimore, extent of education in the common schools: 10 years, birth place: Iowa, father's birthplace: Iowa, mother's birthplace: Iowa, signed by assessor: Frank Bonar
    Census  1920  Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Laura Pickle, wife, female, white, age 22, married, could read, could write, born in Iowa, native language Iowa, father born in Iowa, could speak English, occupation none
    Iowa State Census  1925  Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Laura Pickle, wife, female, white, age 26, married, number of years in the U.S.: 26, number of years in Iowa: 26, attended grade school, state highest grade (1-8): 8, could read, could write, place of birth: Iowa, name of father: Abner Thornburg, father's birthplace: Iowa, name of mother: Alpha Watton, mother's birthplace: Iowa, mother's age at last birthday: 63, place of marriage of parents: Iowa, occupation involved with domestic/personal services, church affiliation: none
    Census  1930  Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Laura V. Pickle, wife-H, female, white, age 33, married, did not attend school during the previous year, could read and write, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa, state code 65, could speak English, occupation none
    Newspaper Article  1 Sep 1948  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    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: [...] Mrs. Lee Pickle, Velma, Jean, Jimmie, Gwendolyn, Karien (sic), Mary and David [...]
    Newspaper Article  17 Feb 1949  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Shower for Mrs. Velma Weigert

      Lowell (IA) -- At the Lowell Hall a lovely shower was given by [...] Jean Pickle, Mrs. Joe Pickle and Mrs. Lee Pickle [...]
    Newspaper Article  22 Mar 1950  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Pink and Blue Shower Given at Lowell

      Lowell (IA) -- A pink and blue shower was given in honor of Mrs. Marvin Tebbs by her sister Mrs. Delbert Blint, Sunday afternoon.Those present were [...] Mrs. Laura Pickle [...]
    Residence  May 1950  Lowell, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Newspaper Article  12 Sep 1952  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Lowell

      Mrs. Marvin Tebbs and Vicki are staying at the Lee Pickle home while Mrs. Pickle is in the hospital.
    Residence  Mar 1983  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Residence  Feb 1986  Danville, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Alt. Death  1 Feb 1987  Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died  1 Feb 1987  Danville Care Center, Danville, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Obituary  2 Feb 1987  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Laura Veronica Pickle, 89, rural New London, died 3:30 p.m. Sunday, February 1, at the Danville Community Home.

      Born September 22, 1897, at Pilot Grove, she was the daughter of Abner and Sarah Watton Thornburg. She married William Lee Pickle on July 4, 1918, at Mount Pleasant.

      She was a member of the Baptist Church at Lowell.

      Surviving are her husband; nine daughters, Florence Martin and Velma Weigert, both of Mount Pleasant, Dorothy Blint and Hazel Blint, both of West Point, Jean Tebbs, New London, Marjorie Foster, Duluth, Minnesota, Gwen Lear, Cedar Rapids, Karen Putnam, Burlington, and Mary Gohr, West Burlington; three sons, Richard Pickle, Mount Pleasant, and Joseph Pickle and Jim Pickle, both of New London; one sister, Mildred Fry, Weiser, Idaho; and 44 grandchildren, 75 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren Friends may call at the Elliott Chapel, New London, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

      Services for Mrs. Pickle will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Elliott Chapel with the Reverend Gordon McMillan officiating. Burial will be in the Lowell Cemetery.

      A memorial for the Danville Community Home has been established.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Laura Pickle; born: 22 September 1897; died: February 1987; last residence: 52402 (Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa); state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  4 Feb 1987  Lowell Cemetery, Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I769  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Abner Edward Thornburg,   b. 19 Apr 1859, New Garden, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1921, Lowell, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Alpha "Alpha" Watton,   b. 31 Aug 1861, Lowell, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1950, Lowell, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  26 Jan 1881  Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Married  26 Jan 1882  Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [20, 21
    Biography  1975  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    The History of New London, Iowa 
    • Tryer-Watton-Thornburg

      Abner (died 1921) and Alpha Thornburg's children were Harry (1885-1926), John, C.B. (Charrlie), Lloyd, Laura (Mrs. Lee) Pickle, and Mildred Fry. At the time of her death in 1950, Alpha Thornburg had forty grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. Charlie Thornburg married Nettie Jones, daughter of William and Ionia Thompson Jones, and sister of Lloyd Jones. Children of Charlie and Nettie Thornburg were Burton [who] married Delilah Parsons and their children were Marilyn Buchholz and Marcia. Dayton and Janice Elder Thornburg's daughter was Trudy.

      Lloyd Thornburg married Anna Berry, daughter of Myron and Josephine Duke Berry, and their children were LaVern, Myron, Thomas, Dale, Harold, Edward, and Duane. Children of Lee and Laura Pickle were Florence Martin, Dorothy Blint, Hazel Blint, Joseph, Richard (Jack), Velma Weigert, James, Joyce Foster, Jean Tebbs, Gwen Lear, Karen Putnam, and Mary Gohr. Lyle Thornburg is John's grandson. Lyle married Shirley Hobart.
    Family ID  F409  Group Sheet

    Family  William Lee "Lee" Pickle,   b. 24 Oct 1893, near Lowell, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1987, Maple Leaf Health Care Center, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Jul 1918  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 23, 24
    Newspaper Article  20 Apr 1951  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Lowell

      Mr. and Mrs. Carl Foster and son Danny, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert [Blint] and son Darnell, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Tebbs and daughter Vicki, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pickle and son were visitors at the Lee Pickle home Sunday.
    Newspaper Article  28 Jun 1951  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [26
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Lowell

      Mr. and Mrs. Jack Pickle and daughter of New London, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pickle and son of New London, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Tebbs and Vickie, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Foster and son Danny, were visitors at the Lee Pickle home on Sunday.
    Newspaper Article  18 Jul 1951  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [27
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Honor Couple On Anniversary

      Lowell (IA) -- Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Tebbs and Vicki recently entertained in honor of Mrs. Tebbs' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Pickle, on their wedding anniversary.

      A lovely cooperative luncheon was served at noon. The day was spent visiting. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Blindt (sic) and family of Denmark, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Blindt (sic) and Darrell, West Point, Mr. and Mrs. George Martin and family, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Weigert and family, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pickle and Steve, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Pickle and daughters of New London, Gwendolyn, James, Karron (sic), and Mary Pickle, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Pickle, the honored guests, and the hostesses Mr. and and Mrs. Marvin Tebbs and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Foster and son were unable to attend.
    Research  Aug 1951 
    • They had family in Keithsburg, Illinois, and attended a reunion there August 1951, as reported in the Mt. Pleasant News.
    Children 
    >1. Florence Inez Pickle
    >2. Dorothy Clara Pickle,   b. 2 Feb 1920, rural New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1997, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Hazel Madeline Pickle,   b. 28 Jun 1922, Lowell, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 2008, New London Nursing and Rehab Center, New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Joseph Clinton "Joe" Pickle
    >5. Richard Jack "Jack" Pickle,   b. 26 Feb 1926, Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1996, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Velma Lee Pickle,   b. 10 Mar 1928, Lowell, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1993, Henry County Health Center, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Wilma Jean "Jean" Pickle
    >8. Marjorie Joyce "Joyce" Pickle
    >9. James F. Pickle
    >10. Gwendolyn Mae "Gwen" Pickle
    >11. Karen Pickle
     12. Mary D. Pickle
    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.)
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F415  Group Sheet

  • Obituaries, Deaths, Funerals
    The Obituary of Laura Veronica (Thornburg) Pickle
    The Obituary of Laura Veronica (Thornburg) Pickle
    Laura Thornburg married William "Lee" Pickle on the Fourth of July in 1918 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. They had twelve children and by the time of her death in 1987 she had 44 grandchildren, 75 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren.

  • Sources 
    1. [S455] Whitaker, Beverly May (De Long) - Email (Reliability: 4).

    2. [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), pages 197-198 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S482] Pickle, Laura Veronica (Thornburg) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 12, February 2, 1987; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Marion Township, Lee County, Iowa; enumeration district: 74, supervisor's district: 7, sheet number: 7B, page number: 258; enumeration date: June 22, 1900

    5. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Farmington town, Farmington Township, Van Buren County, Iowa; enumeration district: 95, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 8A, page number: 49; enumeration date: June 14, 1900

    6. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Marion Township, Lee County, Iowa; post office: Salem

    7. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa; enumeration district: 28, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 11A, page number: 11; enumeration date: May 2, 1910

    8. [S544] 1915 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa; Post Office: Lowell

    9. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa; Supervisor's District: 1; Enumeration District: 30; Sheet: 1?; Page: ?; Enumerated on January 5, 1920

    10. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa

    11. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Baltimore Township, Henry County, Iowa; Enumeration District #44-1; Supervisor's District #15; Sheet 5B; Page 885; April 16, 1930

    12. [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).

    13. [S1232] Weigert, Velma Lee (Pickle) - Shower, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 5, Thursday, February 17, 1949; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S8305] Tebbs, Wilma "Jean" (Pickle) - Shower Given, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 2, Wednesday, March 22, 1950; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S457] Thornburg, Sarah "Alpha" (Watton) - Obituary, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, May 5, 1950; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S8306] Pickle, Laura Veronica (Thornburg) - In the Hospital, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 4, Friday, September 12, 1952; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

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

    18. [S461] Thornburg, Charlie Burton "C. B." - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 18, February 18, 1986; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 4).

    20. [S455] Whitaker, Beverly May (De Long) - Email.

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    22. [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), pages 207-208 (Reliability: 3).

    23. [S481] World Connect - Andrea's Family: andrea60, (last updated: 2006-07-04 15:35:05 UTC (Tue), contact: Andrea Mastrianni) (Reliability: 3).

    24. [S483] Pickle, William "Lee" - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 5B, November 4, 1987; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    25. [S478] Pickle, William "Lee" - Family Visitors, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 4, Friday, April 20, 1951; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    26. [S479] Pickle, Richard "Jack" and Joseph Clinton "Joe" - Visit the William "Lee" Pickle Family Home, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 5, Thursday, June 28, 1951; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    27. [S480] Pickle, William "Lee" and Laura Veronica (Thornburg) - Anniversary Announcement, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 2, Wednesday, July 18, 1951; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).