Marriages: Province Of Saskatchewan: ( Regina).

William Thomas Thornton b November 10 1891, London England Married: Sarah Jane Nixon b: March 10 1910 in Northern Ireland. They where married April 10 1929 in Regina Sask. Births: Margaret June Thornton born: June 30 1935 at Indian Head Union Hospital. Child of William Thornton and Sarah Jane Nixon. Tribute to William Thomas Thornton,
from a Saskatchewan News paper article. William Thomas Thornton

William was born in November 10 1898 in London England, He was the son of Thomas Thornton and Elizabeth Bransom. He was put out for adoption at 3 weeks old. On March 10 1910, His 11th birthday.He was sent on a Ship called the SS Tunisian from Liverpool England to Canada. The ships port of Arrival was in Halifax, March 18 1910. Then was sent to farm in Sask.

William Had great acheivements in Saskatchewan Canada. Not only did he marry Sarah Jane Nixon and had two beautiful daughters. In a News Paper Article. Which headings state: "CONCERTS ARE EAST FOR FANS WHO LISTEN IN ". Rosson's Trio, Edgeley Quartet and Norwegian Will on CKCK Program. There is a section where he is mentioned and his band. It Says: Sam Swayze Sings. Then under it, is as follows. With old time numbers, the Edgeley Quartet went on the air for an hour from 8 to 9 pm. The Quartet consisted of Miss L Tate, Piano; N. Goldwin, Violin; Paul Okerstrom mandolin; William Thornton, accordion. The following are Items they gave to fans: Jingle Bells, Yankee Doodle, Hinky Dinkey Parley Voo, When the clouds are vanished and skies are blue, Turkey in the straw, Nellie Gray; accordion solo, Over the Waves, red Wing, Golden Slipper, Peek a Boo, Coming threw the Rye, My WIld Irish Rose, St Patrick's day, Mellow Moon, Sally, Show me the way. William Thomas Thornton was a great man and will always be remembered by those who knew and loved him well.



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