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Euretta Thornton

Jimmy Lindberg
Validated By: Jimmy Lindberg On Date: Dec. 20th 2023

Euretta Beatrice Thornton (née St. John) was a Canadian supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LongeviQuest.


Thornton was born in Beaverton, Ontario County, Ontario, Canada, on 6 January 1889. She had six siblings: Eliza Oke, Belinda Turner, George St. John, May Corbett, Minnie May, and Benjamin St. John.

In 1919, she married William Robert Thornton (1885–1970). The couple had a son, Stanley (1923–1943).

Thornton passed away at Victoria Manor in Lindsay, Ontario, Canada, on 4 July 1999, at the age of 110 years, 179 days.

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Her age was verified by an anonymous researcher and Jimmy Lindberg, and validated by LongeviQuest on 20 December 2023.

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* Euretta Beatrice St. John Thornton – Find A Grave

* “Lindsay woman turns 110” – National Post, 7 January 1999

* “Thornton, Euretta” – The Toronto Star, 6 July 1999