John Thornton

John Thornton (1771 - 1844)

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John Thornton
Born in Caroline County Virginiamap
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Husband of — married in Fauquier Co Virginiamap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Died in Caroline County Virginiamap
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Bible Record- John Thornton of Ormsby & Fairfield Caroline Co VA See original Bible images on son William Henry Thornton's profile.

John Thornton b. 1771-1844 (Of Fairfield & Ormsby) & wife Sarah Fitzhugh transcribed

Susannnah Fitzhugh Thornton daughter of John and Sarah Thornton was born the 13th of Octbr 1797-Baptised by the Rev John Iredale & had for sureties Mr. Wm Gent, Mr. Geg”? Gent Mr. Thornton. & Mr. Henry Fitzhugh, Mrs. Mary, Miss Ann D., & Miss Elizabeth C. Fitzhugh

George Fitzhugh Thornton was born the 22nd of May 1799, Baptised by the Rev. John Wiley and had for sureties, Mr. Thomas Griffin Thornton, Mr. John Walker Baylor, Mr. George Fitzhugh Jun, Mrs. Lucy Burwell, Mrs Ann H. Thornton. Mrs Ann D. Baylor, Miss Mary Fitzhugh

John Griffin Thornton was born the 13th Nov. 1800-Baptised by the Rev. James Thompson & had for sureties. Mr. George Fitzhugh Gent, Mr. Edward Digges Gent, Mr. Mordicai Fitzhugh, Doct Thomas F Elmore?, Mr Henry & Edward Fitzhugh, Mrs Elizabeth Powel, Mrs Elizabeth Digges, Mrs. Sarah Fitzhugh, Miss Porcia Diggs, & Miss Sarah Fitzhugh.

William Henry Thornton was born the 9th day of April 1802. Baptised by the Rev. Hugh Boggs and had for sureties; Mr. Charles Thornton, Gent. Mr. John Thornton, Mrs. Sarah Thornton. Mrs John Thornton, Miss Alice Thornton, and Miss Henryetta Thornton.

Edward Cole Thornton was born the 22nd day of January 1804. Baptised by the Rev. Abner Waugh and had for sureties: Col. Anthony Thornton. Mr. James B. Thornton. Mr. John Roos (Rootes?) Thornton, Mr. Walker Buckner, Mrs Pricilla Grymes, Mrs. Mary. Mrs. Mildred, Miss Mary, Miss Lucy and Miss Elizabeth E. Thornton. Miss E.E. Thornton proxy for a Miss Mildred W. Dade.

Mary Ann Digges Thornton was born the 19th day of March 1806. Baptised by the Rev. Hugh Boggs, and had for sureties Mr. Francis Taliaferro, Mr. John Conway, Mr. Monroe Buckner, Mr. Thomas Catlett, Mrs. Henryetta Taliaferro, Miss Verlinda Taliaferro, Miss Elizabeth E. Thornton and Miss Catherine Thornton.

Elvira Jacintha Thornton born the 31st of July 1807. Baptised by the Rev. Hugh Boggs and had for sureties Mr Thomas G. Thornton, Doctor Henry F. Thornton, Mr. Whiting nd Dudley Digges. Susan F. and Susan E. Thornton, Mrs. John Thornton, proxi for Miss Mary Fitzhugh.

Addison Franklin Thornton was born the 27th day of September 1808. Baptised by the Rev. Hugh Boggs. He had for sureties Mr. John Thornton, Gent: Mr. George Thornton, Mrs. Sarah Thornton and Miss Susannah F. Fitzhugh.

Ann Fitzhugh was born the 8th day of March 1720 Henry Fitzhugh born the 18th September 1723 Thomas Fitzhugh born the 16th July 1725 William and Sarah Fitzhugh (twins) born 21st August 1729.

Susannah Fitzhugh (Boscobel) born the 6th day of October 1731. Wife of Anthony Thornton and lived at Boscobal before her marriage. Elizabeth Fitzhugh born 16th June 1736 Henry Fitzhugh Father of the above mentioned persons was born the 15th of Jany 1686

Susannah Cooke wife of Henry Fitzhugh and mother of the aboved mentioned children was born the 7th of December 1693

Langhorne Cadwallader Jones Dade Thornton was born 10th May 1827. (Son of George-Grandson of John Thornton-See George Thornton Bible).

Owner: Lindsay Grant Hope of Clark County VA

John was born in 1771. John Thornton ... He passed away in 1844.[1]


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