Thornbrough, Gayle

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Thornbrough, Gayle Gender: F
Hariet Gayle Thornbrough
born on 29 October 1914 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Lincoln, Indiana, 40n37, 86w13
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
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American historian best known for her contributions to editing historical documents. She is named as the editor of nearly twenty publications, the most notable include The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period, 1815–1840, a Pulitzer Prize winner by R. Carlyle Buley; Journals of the General Assembly of Indiana Territory, 1805–1815; Indiana Election Returns, 1816–1851; three volumes in the governors of Indiana series (James B. Ray, Noah Noble, and Samuel Bigger); and The Diary of Calvin Fletcher, among others.

Gayle Thornbrough died on 8 November 1999 at age 85. A memorial tribute appearing in the Indiana Magazine of History in 2000 described her as "one of the most productive and influential historians in the history of the state."

The Indiana Magazine of History annual Thornbrough award and Indiana Association of Historians' annual fall lecture are named in honor of Thornbrough and her sister, Emma Lou.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death of Sibling 19 December 1994 (Emma Lou Thornbrough)
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Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (Master's)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor