"Mrs. Thornburg (Sarah) had the misfortune to slip and fall while carrying water from the creek last week giving her a severe shock from which she has been very poorly since." Lemhi Herald 12/14/1905
"Mrs. William Thornburg of Boyle Creek died at her home at 2 o'clock yesterday morning of blood poisoning. She is the daughter of Mrs. W.J. Rose, also of Boyle Creek, and is about 35 years old..." LH 12/21/1905
Sarah was born in California. her mother was Anna Rose, brother is W.J. Rose, sisters are Mrs. Ida M. Harmon and Mrs. Dick Holmes. She had come to Idaho after living in Montana for a time.
Bill's on, Grier, was enrolled at Boyle Creek School at age 7 in 1909, and again in 1910 while living with his father's niece and her husband, Lula and Erle Embley. In 1913, Bill was living in Hamilton, Montana, but his daughter, Violet, was still enrolled in the Boyle Creek School.
Mamie Thornburg was married to John Dryer and later divorced. She was one of many cooks at the George Shoup Ranch.