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Charles [Charlie] Seth THORN


Birth:   19 Oct 1860   Hillier, Prince Edward County, Ontario  33

Death:   5 Feb 1954   Indian Head, Saskatchewan

Father:   Samuel [Sam] Thorn/THORNE (1834-1906)

Mother:   Chloe [Cleo] Ann CHAMBERLAIN (1841-1935)


Spouse:   Minda [Minnie] J. CAMERON

Birth:   1863   Hillier, Prince Edward County, Ontario  

Death:   1956  Indian Head, Saskatchewan

Father:   Aaron P. CAMERON

Mother:   Jane E. FLAGLER


Marriage:  March 21, 1882   Hillier, Ontario



Harry Cameron Thorn b: August 13, 1887 - Hillier Twp., Prince Edward, Ontario 

 Charlie, Alida & Fred Thorne ca 1869 (from tintype)
 Notes for Charles [Charlie] Seth THORN 


  • Both Charles Thorn and his wife Minda were born in Hillier (Prince Edward County) Ontario.  They were married in 1882.  They farmed in Hillier until moving west to Indian Head in 1907.  There they farmed seven miles north-east of town of Indian Head.  In 1931 they moved into town were they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary the following year.   They lived to celebrate their 70th anniversary on the same day Charles' mother, Cleo (Chamberlain) Thorne celebrated her 91st birthday in Vancouver.  

Charles and Minda had one son, Harry, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  

  • Charles and Minda are both buried in Indian Head. 
 Charles & Minda's "in town" home, 711 Woodward Indian Head,, Sask.


 Charlie Thorne & Bert Van Horne Oct 8 1912 in Hillier Ontario. 
Photo taken by Edna (Thorne) Van Horne

1881 Canada Census - Hillier, Prince Edward, Ontario (Original can be found at LDS Family History Library film 1375873, NA film number C-13237, District 119, Sub-district E, Division 1, Page number 26, Household Number 130)

 Name  Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
 SAMUEL THORN  M   Male   English   47   Ontario   Farmer   Church of England 
 CLEO THORN  M   Female   English   40   Ontario      Church of England 
 CHARLES THORN     Male   English   20   Ontario      Church of England 
 FRED G. THORN     Male   English   19   Ontario      Church of England