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THORNTON FAMILY


Descendants of Thomas Thornton

1 Thomas Thornton b. in England wife unknown
......2 Thomas Thornton b. 1762 d. 28 Nov 1834
.........+Abigail SPENCER d. 1810
.............3 Elizabeth Thornton b. 24 Jan 1793 m. 13 Nov 1813 d. 11 Dec 1854
.................+ Zimri COOK b. 1 Jul 1793 d. 23 Jan 1855
.............3 Eleanor Thornton b. 7 Jan 1795 m. 1816 d. 30 Apr 1881
.................+ Isaac COOK
.............3 Nathan Thornton b. 4 Apr 1799 m. 1822 d. 7 Aug 1878 had 10 children with Charity, 1 with Jemima
.................+Charity COOK b. 15 Mar 1805 m. 11 July 1821 d. Aug 1853
.................*2nd wife of Nathan Thornton
.................+Jemima PEARSON b. 12 Jun 1814 m. 6 Oct 1854 d. 10 Mar 1882
.............3 Eli Thornton b. 27 Mar 1801 m. 20 Dec 1826 d. 2 Oct 1890 had 8 children
.................+Serah (sic) MADDEN
.............3 Thomas Thornton b. 5 Jan 1804 d. 1881 had 12 children
.................+Elinor BRADY
.............3 Joshua Thornton b. 26 Jun 1806 m. 1829 d. 20 Apr 1867 had 9 children
.................+Sarah BROWN
.............3 Mary Thornton b. 12 Feb 1809 m. 16 Jun 1831 d. 9 Mar 1882 had 2 children
.................+John BRADY
.........*2nd Wife of Thomas Thornton
.........+Sarah THOMAS d. 1834
....................Tradition has it that Abigal had Thomas promise on her death bed if he married again and had a daughter, he would name her Abigal.
.............3 Abigal Thornton b. 31 May 1814 m. 14 Jun 1832 d. 23 Mar 1877 had 8 children
.................+John MADDEN
.............3 Rebecca Thornton b. 14 Apr 1816 m. 21 Aug 1834 had 4 children
.................+Jacob BRAZELTON
.............3 Anna Thornton b. 2 Dec 1818 m. 1 Dec 1836 d. 22 Sep 1876
.................+Clabourn BRAZELTON
.............3 Isaac Thornton b. 16 Oct 1819 m. 25 Jul 1839 d. 1875 had 10 children
.................+Anna (Rebecca) HENDERSON
.............3 Sarah Thornton b. 3 Nov 1821 m. 1840 d. 14 Jan 1852 had 5 children
.................+Ebenezer SPRIGGS
.......2 Abraham Thornton b. 1765 d. 20 Nov 1834 Rockford, Surry Co. NC (Later Yadkin Co. NC)
...........+Elizabeth MARTIN
.............3 James Thornton b. 1 Jul 1798 Rockford, Yadkin Co. NC m. 1820 d. 17 Nov 1868 in IA
.................+Sara JOHNSON b. 21 Jul 1801 d. 1871 had 8 children
...................4 Abraham Thornton b. 4 Dec 1821 d. 7 Mar 1906
...................+Grace M. BROOKS d. 25 Oct 1891
..........................5 John S. Thornton
..........................5 George W. Thornton 7 children
..........................5 James Thornton 3 children
..........................5 Jane Thornton 5 children
..........................5 Charity Thornton 5 children
..........................5 Almedia Thornton
..........................5 Nancey Thornton
..........................5 Sarah Thornton 2 children
..........................5 Mary Thornton 2 children
..........................5 Louisa Thornton 4 children
...................4 John J. Thornton b. 15 Dec 1823 m. 6 Feb 1851 d. 25 Oct 1896
......................+Julina REECE b. 15 Feb 1831 d. 18 May 1905
..........................5 Sarah R. Thornton b. 26 Nov 1851 d. 22 Jul 1871
..........................5 Ireland Monroe Thornton b. 23 Oct 1853 m. Jun 1879 d. 11 Oct 1919
..............................+Almira LUNDY
................................6 Minta Thornton b. 8 Sep 1880
................................6 Clarence Thornton b. 10 Oct 1882 m. 25 May 1909
....................................+Alice SMITH
......................................7 Myrna Thornton b. 12 Mar 1911
......................................7 Joe Thornton b. 6 Jul 1912
......................................7 Buel Thornton b. 12 Feb 1914
......................................7 Mintie Thornton b. 6 Aug 1915
................................6 Lillie Thornton b. 11 Feb 1886 m. 10 Sep 1909
....................................+F. THAYER
......................................7 Dell Thayer b. 22 Mar 1911
......................................7 Bert Thayer b. 24 Jan 1913
......................................7 Virna Thayer (Twin) b. 25 Jun 1915
......................................7 Jessie Thayer (Twin) b. 25 Jun 1915
................................6 Guy Thornton m Emma RISSIE b. 1 May 1889
......................................7 Kenneth Thornton b. 7 Jul 1923
......................................7 Keith Thornton b. 3 Mar 1927
......................................7 Dale Thornton b. 31 Dec 1928
................................6 Gurney Thornton b. 14 Mar 1900 m. 1925
......................................7 David Thornton
..........................5 William L. Thornton b. 18 Dec 1855 m. 19 Jun 1877 d. 8 Jul 1927
..............................+Elizabeth KNIGHT b. 16 Sep 1858
................................6 Cady J. Thornton b. 12 Apr 1879
.....................................+Molly CHRISTENSON
......................................7 Gladys Elizabeth Thornton b. 16 Jan 1908 d. 10 Feb 1910
......................................7 Cady Lynne Thornton b. 18 Aug 1909
.....................................*2nd Wife of Cady J. Thornton
.....................................+Ida SCOGSTED
................................6 Mabel Thornton b. 11 Mar 1881 m. 3 Dec 1880 d. 4 Jan 1915
....................................+Harry PENDER b. 3 Dec 1880
................................6 Ethel Thornton b. 23 Feb 1883 m. 6 May 1902
....................................+Rhuel WOOD b. 18 Oct 1879
......................................7 Wilbur G. Wood b. 16 May 1903
......................................7 Vivian G. Wood b. 12 Jun 1904
......................................7 Burl Wood b. 27 Dec 1905
......................................7 Lowel Wood b. 26 Dec 1911
......................................7 Mary Elizabeth Wood b. 21 Dec 1917
......................................7 Philip Wood b. 9 Jul 1926
................................6 Myrtle Aleta Thornton b. 3 Jul 1886 m. 24 Dec 1907 m2. 16 Apr 1927
....................................+Wade JOHNSTON b. 23 Aug 1885
....................................*2nd Husband of Myrtle Aleta Thornton m. 16 Apr 1927
....................................+Wylie Thornton b. 20 Jun 1896
......................................7 Fern Johnston b. 21 May 1914
......................................7 Warren Wyley Thornton b. Aug 1929
................................6 Floyd B. Thornton b. 16 Sep 1889
....................................+Grace VIGERS b. 18 Apr 1890
......................................7 Irving G. Thornton b. 7 Mar 1916
......................................7 George Edward Thornton b. 27 Jul 1921
......................................7 Juineta Fern Thornton b. 19 Dec 1923
................................6 Ruth Anna Thornton b. 4 Oct 1893 m. 11 Feb 1914
....................................+Steve CHANCE b. 6 Mar 1889
......................................7 Robert William Chance b. 26 May 1922 d. 22 Aug 1940
................................6 Mary Gladys Thornton b. 31 Dec 1895 m. 24 Dec 1917
....................................+Frank HOWDEN b. 12 Jan 1885
......................................7 William Neville Howden b. 12 Feb 1924
......................................7 Sarah Elizabeth Howden b. 25 Apr 1928
................................6 Fern Julina Thornton b. 31 Jan 1898 m. 25 Oct 1919
....................................+Stewart LEFLER b. 31 Jan 1897
......................................7 Ruth Bernice Lefler b. 28 Oct 1921
......................................7 Elizabeth Jean Lefler b. 26 Aug 1923
......................................7 Mirton Sylvester Lefler b. 25 Oct 1926
..........................5 Sylvanus C. Thornton b. 11 May 1857 m. 10 Dec 1882 d. 13 Sep 1935
..............................+Ruth LUNDY b. 26 Aug 1863 d. Mar 1946
................................6 Lula Thornton b. 1 Sep 1883 d. 21 Dec 1883
................................6 Bessie Thornton b. 9 Sep 1884 m. 1 Jan 1907
....................................+Leslie WITMER b. 5 Sep 1883
......................................7 Myrna Witmer b. 4 Oct 1908
......................................7 Lyna Witmer b. 23 Jul 1910
......................................7 Ruth Witmer b. 2 Jan 1912
......................................7 Cecil Witmer b. 11 Jan 1914
......................................7 Robert Witmer b. 18 Sep 1927
......................................7 Leslie Earl b. 18 Jul 1929
................................6 Delbert Thornton b. 30 Oct 1885 m. 22 Nov 1907 d. 31 Jul 1923
....................................+Elma WOOD b. 7 Apr 1888
......................................7 Paul Thornton b. 29 Jun 1909 d. 2 Oct 1938
................................6 Jessie Thornton b. 6 Sep 1890 m. 24 Dec 1912 d. 6 Dec 1954
....................................+Henry Rush WINSLOW b. 5 May 1890 d. 27 Apr 1968
..........................5 J. Levander Thornton b. 15 Jan 1859 m. 1 Feb 1884 d. 11 Nov 1928
.............................+Evelyn L. SKELENGER b. 18 Aug 1860
................................6 Harry Thornton b. 6 May 1885 d. 4 Jul 1886
................................6 Ralph J. Thornton b. 3 Feb 1887
................................6 Eugene L. Thornton b. 9 Sep 1888 d. 8 Oct 1918 in WWI
................................6 Claude S. Thornton b. 21 Sep 1890
................................6 Charlie F. Thornton b. 22 Sep 1892
................................6 Inez Mae Thornton b. 24 Mar 1895
..........................5 Rosanna R. Thornton b. 20 Jun 1861 m. 21 Oct 1880
.............................+W. Benjiman RASH b. 3 Dec 1857
................................6 Artie B. Rash b. 27 Aug 1882
................................6 Girtie Rash b. 28 Apr 1885 d. 16 Jul 1887
................................6 T. Glenn Rash b. 27 Nov 1888
..........................5 D. Amelia Thornton b. 26 Jul 1868 m. 13 Mar 1889
.............................+E. Mack DEAL b. 12 Jun 1863
................................6 Don T. Deal b. 16 Oct 1893
................................6 Ina J. Deal b. 30 Dec 1896
..........................5 Ada Martha b. 29 Mar 1873 m. 16 Jun 1895
.............................+C.L. WOOD
................................6 Marian W. Wood b. 2 May 1904
...................4 Elizabeth Thornton b. 20 Dec 1825 m. 1842 d. 27 Jul 1915
.......................+William WILLA
..........................5 Martha J. Willa b. 1844 d. 1858
..........................5 John Willa b. 1846 d. 1863 in Civil War
..........................5 Sarah A. Willa b. 1846 d. 1858
..........................5 Mary L. Willa b. 1849 m. 1871
.............................+Alexander BEESON
..........................5 Monroe Willa b. 1851 d. 1858
..........................5 William Willa b. 1863 m. 1888
.............................+Alice HUTCHENS
................................6 Ella Willa b. 1886
................................6 Montgomery Willa b. 1887
...................4 Jessie Thornton b. 12 Apr 1828 d. 1835
...................4 Adeline Thornton b. 30 Mar 1831 d. 18 Jul 1918 Not Married
...................4 Joseph Thornton b. 25 Jun 1835 d. 7 Sep 1874
.......................+Cynthia CARSON b. 1831
..........................5 Theodore Thornton
..........................5 Daniel Thornton
..........................5 Melissa Thornton
..........................5 Ella Thornton
...................4 Eli J. Thornton b. 16 Feb 1837 m. 1862 d. 4 Apr 1880
.......................+Sarah WILLIAMS b. 1849 d. 21 Dec 1904
..........................5 Marion Reed Thornton b. 1886
..........................5 Nereus Aquilla Thornton b. 1870 m. 1892
.............................+Emmer Harriet SMITH b. 1873
................................6 Eva Thornton b. 1893
................................6 Cordelia Thornton b. 1895
................................6 Eli L. Thornton b. 1897
................................6 Infant Thornton b. 1900
..........................5 Minnie Parmelia Thornton b. 1872
..........................5 Emma Adaline Thornton b. 1874 m. 1894
.............................+Edmun P. McFARLAND
................................6 Aloney McFarland b. 1895
................................6 Rosco McFarland b. 1896
................................6 Grant McFarland b. 1898
..........................5 Mathew Harley Thornton b. 1876 m. 1895
.............................+Minnie DIXON
................................6 Blueford Thornton b. 1896
................................6 Gertrude Thornton b. 1898
..........................5 Winnie Mary Thornton b. 1878
..........................5 Rua Melinda Thornton b. 1880 m. 1900
.............................+Orvin CORNWELL b. 1875
...................4 Louisa Thornton b. 28 Oct 1840
.......................+John HAWORTH
..........................5 Eli Haworth
..........................5 Herman Haworth
..........................5 Adelbert Haworth
..........................5 Clara B. Haworth
..........................5 Flora Haworth
..........................5 Nettie Haworth
..........................5 Effie Haworth
...................4 Daniel R. Thornton b. 15 May 1842 m. 13 Oct 1862 d. 28 Mar 1913
.......................+Sara Ann REECE b. 12 Jun 1838
..........................5 Alvin Thornton b. 26 May 1864
..........................5 Emma Thornton b. 6 Oct 1866 m. 11 Feb 1886
.............................+V.W. WILLIAMS
................................6 Floy (sic) Williams b. 1887
................................6 Abner Williams b. 1890
..........................5 Dora Thornton b. 25 Feb 1869 m. 22 Mar 1889
.............................+William WARRINGTON
................................6 Harry Warrington b. 1889
..........................5 Nettie Thornton b. 14 Jan 1871 m. 11 Sep 1890
.............................+H.J. MANNING
................................6 Dessie Manning b. 1890
................................6 Claude Manning b. 1892
................................6 Mabel Manning b. 1898
..........................5 Fred Thornton b. 12 Jul 1874 m. 10 Nov 1898
.............................+Nellie RODGERS
................................6 Wiley Thornton b. 20 Jun 1898
.............3 Eli Thornton b. 1837 d. 1880
.............3 Nathaniel Thornton b. 1820 Left NC when a young man.
.............3 Anna Thornton
.................+Unknown KELLY - TN
.............3 Debora Thornton
.................+Thomas REECE - VA
.............3 Elanor Thornton - Died when a girl
.......2 Eli Thornton b. 1768


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