Irving Thorner Family Photos

Happy Chanukah 2020!

We may not be able to go anywhere,
but we can Time Travel!

Hope you see some familiar faces!
Can you spot my mother's menorah?

LARGE images. Zoom In!

Thorner Family photos, Thorner Family Genealogy

Mel Thorner Pix, Anne Stack pix 1, Anne Stack pix 2

Abraham and Becky Thorner
Rebecca and Abraham Thorner, possibly at 1911-12 engagement. Richard Thorner collection.

Rebecca & Abraham Thorner probably 1912
Rebecca and Abraham Thorner, probably at 1912 Brooklyn, NY, marriage (cropped from oval) Anne T Stack collection


1914: NYC: Becky and Irving.

 


June 1, 1915: NY Census, 812 Sutter Ave., Brooklyn: Abraham & Rebecca Thorner, son Isreal (sic), age 2.


July 15, 1915: Petition for Naturalization of Abraham Thorner (condensed): note son Israel born 15 Feb 1913.


1919 circa, Biddeford, Maine. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


January 6, 1920: Census Biddeford Ward 4 Dist 96 59 Prospect St: Named Isidore Thorner.


1921 circa, Biddeford, Maine. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


1923: Prospect St., Biddeford: Rebecca with Anne and Irving


1932 is my best guess. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


1934 per marking on reverse of photo. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


1935: University of Maine Prism Yearbook
I used Uncle Irving's slide rule in high school chemistry; then Arnold used it.


1936 spring: probably New York: top L to R: Irving Thorner, Jerry Thorner, Allen Russek.
Bottom: Jerry and Irving. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


1936: Mel, Anne, Irving


1938: Biddeford: Irving, Anne, Rebecca, Abraham Thorner.


March 1939: Biddeford, ME: captioned "Thorner Men" by my mother, who was, I suspect, the photographer.


March 1939: Biddeford, ME: Mel and Irving Thorner. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


August, 1940: Mason Street, Biddeford, Maine
Irving Thorner; Collection of Anne Thorner Stack


March 29, 1941:
Biddeford-Daily-Journal p2: Abraham Thorner


April 10, 1941:
Biddeford-Daily-Journal p16: Abraham Thorner in Probate


1942: Biddeford, Maine: Irving, Melvin, Anne and Rebecca


Photo by Jennie Aranovitch courtesy of Congregation Etz Chaim, Biddeford, Maine


circa 1945: 74 Mason Street, Biddeford, Maine: L to R: Irving Thorner, Bess Kates, Sarah Nelson Schwartz Cook, Max Cook, Molly Schwartz. Anne Thorner Stack collection.
Irving looks to me like James Joyce.


1953: Dover, NH: Cuz B., Irving, Arnold.

1954 Thorners Birthday Party
1954: Dover, NH: L to R standing: Mel Thorner, Izzy Stack, Bertha Thorner, Anne Thorner Stack
Seated: Ellen Stack, Arnold Thorner, Irving Thorner, Cousin B., and Barbara Stack. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


1956: Portland, Maine: Eddie Miroff Bar Mitzvah. From the collection of Molly Schwartz Cinamon.

1959 Biddeford Thorners Stacks
1959: Biddeford, Maine: from L: Anne & Ellen Stack, Mel Thorner, Bertha & Irving Thorner, Izzy Stack, Cuz B. & Arnold Thorner. Photo by Barbara Toby Stack.

1959 Biddeford Max Sarah Mel Irving
1959: Biddeford, Maine: from left: Irving Thorner, Max and Sarah Nelson Cook, Mel Thorner. Photo by Barbara Toby Stack.

1959 Biddeford kitchen Thorners Stacks Smiths
1959: Biddeford, Maine: from left: Bertha Thorner, Anne Stack, Dory Smith, Lou Smith, Irving Thorner, Izzy Stack.
Note Arnold's snare drum in back bedroom. Photo by Barbara Toby Stack.




June, 1969: My graduation: Cuz B, Arnold, Aunt Bertha. Photos by Barbara Toby Stack.

June 200 Thorner Wedding
June 24, 2000: Manchester, NH wedding of Richard and Annie Thorner
L to R: Anne Stack, Rose Sobel, Barbara Stack, Ellen Stack, Dori Sobel, Len Sobel, Annie and Richard Thorner, JulieSue Thorner (now Goldwasser), Bertha Thorner, Arnold Thorner, Cousin B., Caren Thorner, and Jeff Thorner.

2003 Thorners in Houston
April 21, 2003, Houston: Seated: Anne Stack, Cousin B., Ann Thorner, Ellen Stack
Standing: Len Sobel, Dorian Sobel, Richard Thorner, Barbara Stack.

JulieSue Thorner Wedding 2005
December 5, 2005: wedding of JulieSue Thorner and Matt Goldwasser
L to R: Front: Rose Sobel, Anne Stack, Bertha Thorner, JulieSue Thorner and Matt Goldwasser, Cousin B., Ann and Richard Thorner
L to R: Rear: Jeff Thorner, Arnold Thorner, Caren Thorner, Ellen Stack, Len Sobel


February 20, 2011, Houston: Seated: Anne Stack, Cousin B., Ann Thorner, Katherine Thorner, Ellen Stack, Rose Sobel
Standing: Len Sobel, Dorian Sobel, Richard Thorner, Barbara Stack. *Larry Gettleman photo*

Arnold Thorner & Family 4-18-2011
April 18, 2011: L to R: back row: Matt and JulieSue Goldwasser, Cousin B., Anna and Jeff Thorner
front: Arnold Thorner holding Ari Goldwasser & Caren Thorner holding Asa Thorner

Thorner Family in Houston
February 26, 2012, Houston: Seated: Anne Stack, Cousin B., Ann Thorner, Katherine Thorner, Ellen Stack, Rose Sobel
Standing: Len Sobel, Dorian Sobel, Richard Thorner, Barbara Stack. *Michael Gettleman photo*