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Mary Jane (Royston) Thornton (1810 - 1848)

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Mary Jane (Jane) Thornton formerly Royston
Born in Caroline County, Virginiamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Caroline County Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Fayette County, Tennesseemap
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Mary was born in 1810. Mary Royston ... She passed away in 1848.[1]


Cemetery notes and/or description: The Old Gwyn Graveyard is about three miles from Moscow, Tennessee, located on a hill on the old farm of Humphrey Kibble Gwyn (1775-1844). The graveyard is fenced, and surrounded by the cemetery of the Springhill Church (black), which sits beneath the hill. Fayette County Deed Book 21, page 457, shows that H. C. Gwyn and wife S. A. Gwyn deeded for $40.00 six acres in District 12 to the Trustees of Springhill Church.

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