Thornburg,  Samuel Raymond "Pinky"

Thornburg, Samuel Raymond "Pinky"

Male 1892 - 1981  (88 years)  

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  • Name Thornburg, Samuel Raymond  [1
    Nickname Pinky 
    Born 28 Aug 1892  Davenport, Scott, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jan 1981  Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I31695  Sackett | Descendants of John P Sackett
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 

    Father Thornburg, William Daniel,   b. 9 Sep 1862,   d. Unknown 
    Mother Ball, Lucy Anne,   b. 14 Dec 1860,   d. 9 Jan 1890  (Age 29 years) 
    Children
    1. Thornburg, Samuel Raymond "Pinky",   b. 28 Aug 1892, Davenport, Scott, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1981, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Family ID F17365  Group Sheet

    Family Thomas, Pherbia Harriet,   b. 3 Aug 1904, Victor, Teller County, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1980, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1931  Pawling, Dutchess County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Children 
    +1. Thornburg, Pherbia,   b. 7 Nov 1938, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1984, Quaker Hill, Dutchess, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F11249  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Aug 1892 - Davenport, Scott, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Oct 1931 - Pawling, Dutchess County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Thornburg, Pherbia - 7 Nov 1938 - Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jan 1981 - Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Samuel Raymond Thornburg (1892-1981)
    Samuel Raymond Thornburg (1892-1981)
    Ohio Wesleyan University, 1913, yearbook for Beta Theta photo

  • Sources 
    1. [S28] The Compendium of American Genealogy.

    2. [S1745] Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1856-1940, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 15 Jan 2018.
      Name: Samuel Raymond Thornburg
      Birth Date: 28 Aug 1892
      Birth Place: Davenport, Scott, Iowa, USA
      Father: William Daniel Thornburg
      Mother: Lucy Anne Ball

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S927] U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 16 Jan 2018.
      Application of Samuel Raymond Thornburg, descendant of Dr. Silas Allen

      Application approved 10 Aug 1910

      Samuel Raymond Thornburg, b. 28 Aug 1892 in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa.

      Son of William Daniel Thornburg, b. 9/9/'62, d. ___, and his wife Lucy Anne Thurnburg, b. 12/14/60, d. 1/9/90. Etc.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 16 Jan 2018.
      Quad-City Times (Davenport, Iowa), 3 Feb 1981, page 5

      Extracted information:
      Raymond "Pinky" Thornburg, 88, Danbur, Conn., formerly of Davenport d. 17 Jan in Danbury.

      "He was president of Pawling Rubber Co and served as chairman until 1976. Mr. Thornburg was director of the company at the time of his death."

      "Mr. Thornburg organized and was president of the Investigation and Finance Co., Chicago. He also served as financial advisor to the governor of Shansi Province in West China. He also was publisher of Guideposts magazine."

      "Mr. Thornburg married Pherbia Thomas in 1936 in Quaker Hill, Pawling. She died Nov. 24, 1980."

      Graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University
      Served on the Metropolitan Board of the YMCA of Greater New York, 1953-1972. One of the founders of the Y of the Holiday Hills branch and as chairman of the board of Holiday Hills, 1955-1972.

      "Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Cole (Pherbia) Cooper, Fairbanks. Ala. (sic); one grandson, and a nephew, Lowell Thomas, Jr., Anchorage, Alaska."

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 15 Jan 2018.
      Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Illinois), 17 Jun 1936, page 25

      S. Raymond Thornburg to Wed Miss Pherbia Thomas

      New York, June 16. -- Special -- Pherbia Thomas, daigher of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Thomas of Asbury Park and sister of Lowell Thomas, novelist and Radio commentator, will be married on Saturday to S. Raymond Thornburg, formerly of Evansville, Ill., at Paling (sic), N.Y. Mr. Thornburg, now in the oil business, formerly was in the investment banking business in Chicago. He was graduated from Ohio Wesleyan college in 1915. Miss Thomas was graduated from Ohio Wesleyan in 1926.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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