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William H. Thornton 1801/02 Son of Thomas Thornton & Anne Fitzhugh?
Posted by: Debra Johnson (ID *****3610) Date: June 04, 2003 at 12:56:31
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I am seeking information on William H. Thornton (Born 1801/02 in VA)- who married 2 times. 2 wives found are a Mary J.-& second a Nancy W. Mary J. ? is mother of all the children. William was born in VA & immigrated to Fayette, Co., TN. All wives were VA born on census records. I need proof that this William H. Thornton's Parents were Thomas Thornton & Anne Fitzhugh. William's siblings (majority) probably stayed in VA. Any information on this William & Parents are appreciated. Thanks, Debby <stonsoup@shentel.net>

Children of THOMAS THORNTON and ANNE FITZHUGH are:
i. GORDON7 THORNTON, b. Aft. 1795, Caroline Co., VA.
ii. SARAH THORNTON, b. Aft. 1795, of Mattipony; m. LEWIS BATTAILE.
2. iii. SUSAN ELIZABETH THORNTON, b. 29 October 1797, Faquier Co., VA; d. 02 February 1875.
[iv. WILLIAM THORNTON, b. 1801; d. Aft. 1870.]************
3. v. ANN HARRIET THORNTON, b. Abt. 1804; d. 1860.
4. vi. ELLEN BANKHEAD THORNTON, b. Abt. 1808.
5. vii. THOMAS GRIFFIN THORNTON II, b. 1815, Caroline Co., VA; d. Bef. 1880.
viii. MARY DIGGES THORNTON, b. 1817; d. 1857; m. ROBERT JESSE, 20 March 1837, Caroline Co., VA; b. 1805; d. 1870.

1850 Fayette County TN Census:
Thornton
William H 48 M Farmer 2300.00 from VA
Mary J ?
William S 14 M TN in sch.
Edward C 12 M TN in sch.
Sarah F 9 F TN in sch. This is my Sallie Fitzhugh Thornton who had a twin Susan
Susan F 9 F TN in sch.
George F 5 M TN
Julian H 2 M TN





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