Thornton Price Heskett

Thornton Price Heskett (1805 - 1872)

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Thornton Price Heskett
Born in Harper's Ferry, Virginiamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Belmont, OHmap
Died in Iowamap
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Categories: Warren Township, Belmont County, Ohio.

Biography

Thornton lived in Summerfield, Guernsey County, Ohio. He moved with the Round Family in the 1850's to Cedar Falls, Iowa. Judging from his son, Samuel's census data, Thornton's family came to Virginia from England.[1]

1840 census -- Warren Township, Belmont County, Ohio

Name: Thornton Heskett
Home in 1840: Warren, Belmont, Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1 (Isaac)
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 2 (John, Benjamin)
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1 (Thorton)
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1 (Amanda)
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1 (Tamar)
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 6


Sources

  1. 1925 Iowa Census
  • "Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J916-V3N : 8 December 2014), Thornton Haskit, 1831; citing Beaver Township, Guernsey, Ohio, p. 12, Historical Society Library, Columbus; FHL microfilm 559,349.
  • "Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JS95-9YH : 8 December 2014), Thornton Hesket, 1832; citing Kirkwood Township, Belmont, Ohio, p. 70, Historical Society Library, Columbus; FHL microfilm 864,973.
  • "Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JSS3-743 : 8 December 2014), Thornton Hesket, 1834; citing Kirkwood Township, Belmont, Ohio, p. 70, Historical Society Library, Columbus; FHL microfilm 864,975.
  • "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHRX-1HG : 24 August 2015), Thornton Heskett, Warren Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States; citing p. 182, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 378; FHL microfilm 20,159.
  • "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M85K-Z7X : accessed 10 Jan 2014), T P Haskett, Clear Creek, Clark, Illinois, United States; citing dwelling 633, family 633, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 100.


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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Thornton by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Thornton:

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Charles W and Thornton P Heskett
Charles W and Thornton P Heskett

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