Alumni of IHM Academy, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, class of 1909
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13 Nov 2017
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born 1892 WI to Edward P and Hannah E BRENNAN. Florence died 1929, buried w/ mom Hannah at St Francis Mission (Calvary) Cem, Toledo WA;
|St Francis, Toledo WA:
Sr Scholastica, IHM (also known as Sr M Nazarene?) — profession 2 Aug 1913, died 9 May 1982, bur St Catherine Cemetery, Moscow PA. Born Feb 1891 WI to Benjamin CHAINEY (b Jan 1859 Canada, merchant; d 22 May 1945) and Amelia Mary (Marie) COURTOIS (b 23 May 1865 Canada, d 28 Oct 1941). 9 siblings: Laura (b Mar 1885 WI, married 9 Feb 1904 Wilfred BOUCHER), Ernest (b Jul 1886 WI), Emily (b Feb 1893 MI), Mary M '12 (b Apr 1895 MN), Selina '16 (b Feb 1898 MN), William A (b Mar 1900 MN), Edward, Louis, Elsie '22 (b 1904 ID). —1900 census Cloquet, Carlton, Minnesota, p1B, and 1910 census Cd'A, ED 171 p2A, 506 Reid St. Other IHM familes from Cloquet MN include MERRIGAN, and GUIMOND.
|St Catherines, Moscow PA:
Illa'09 (Sr Scholastica, IHM)
Mary'12 (Sr Genoveva, IHM)
St Thomas, Cd'A
born c1890 MI to John L Sr & Mary McDONALD, both of Canada, married c1878. only sibling, Helen b c1893. John immigrated in 1866, and is a log scaler. Mary immigrated c1880. Jessie was a public school teacher in 1910. —1910 census, Cd'A, ED166, p2A, 720 Garden St.
|Mt Calvary, Portland:
Willamette National cemetery:
Norene was born May 1890 in Minnesota to Michael and Mary (QUINLAN) O'KEEFE.
born Nov 1887 MS, to John E (b Jun 1852 MS, Railroad agent) and Roberta (BOWMAN)(Oct 1855 LA) WHITE. siblings Compton R (Jul 1877 LA), Clara (Jan 1882 MS), John (Jun 1890 IA), James (Feb 1892 ID). —1900 census, Clark's Fork, ED 61, p5B, family 121. Julia's brother, Compton Ignatius White, was a 7-term US Congressman from Idaho. His son, Comp I White Jr (1920-1998) also served in Congress.
In 1910, Julia H is a public school teacher, Compton is 32, a railroad conductor, and James E is a boarding student at IHM. John Sr is a farmer, married 35 years. Roberta's had 7 births, only 4 living (Clara or John is deceased.) —1910 Bonner Co, Clark's Fork, ED78 p3A [stamped 65].
Julia married George David THORNTON on 24 May 1913 in Sandpoint. In the 1910 census, George was a telegraph operator on the railroad, age 22, born in WA. In 1915, George, born in Spokane on 6 Oct 1887, enrolled for the draft and requested exemption because of his wife and two children. He was a telegrapher for NPRR in Cabinet, Bonner, ID. George's parents are David W (b May 1855 NY, millwright) and Julia L (b Nov 1865 IA) THORNTON. They lived in WA until 1890, then in Latah County ID. In 1900, the THORNTON family included 7 children, rented in Cornwall, Latah, Idaho.
In 1930, Julia and George lived in Spokane (W2619 Sharp Ave), with 4 children: Roberta 14 ID, Helen L 13 ID; Georgia M 11 ID; Paul Maxwell 8 WA. George, 42, is a railroad telegrapher; Julia, 42, married age 25, is a public school teacher. —9 Apr 1930 Spokane ED47 p14A
In 1940, Julia and George (Wire Chief) lived in Spokane at W1527 NW Blvd, with Paul (18—married 22 Feb 1946 at Spokane to Violet THERIAN, both of Clark Fork ID) and Georgia (21—married 26 Feb 1938 to Clarence HENSLEE); grandchild Robert HENSLEE (1); and a lodger, James Grover MONROE (48), a fellow lineman. Georgia died, age 96, on 25 Oct 2014 in Snohomish Co WA.
Julia died in Seattle on 8 May 1946, and is buried in Holy Cross cemetery, Spokane. George died in 1973, buried with Julia.
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