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  • ID: I34099
  • Name: James Thornton
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 OCT 1798 in North Carolina
  • Death: 12 NOV 1868
  • Burial: Honey Creek Cemetery, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa
  • Reference Number: 46eb(1)4Xa*
  • Reference Number: A190cFAb(1)4
  • Note:
    note that attaching John J. Thornton as a child of this family is speculative based on proximity in the 1870 census of Hardin Co., Iowa

    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=8054&iid=NCM432_646-0095&fn=Sarah&ln=Thornton&pid=13020732
    1850 United States Federal Census
    Name: James Thornton
    Age: 51
    Estimated birth year: abt 1799
    Birth place: North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): South Division, Surry, North Carolina
    James Thornton South Division, Surry, NC abt 1799 North Carolina
    Sarah Thornton South Division, Surry, NC abt 1802 North Carolina
    Jemima A Thornton South Division, Surry, NC abt 1831 North Carolina
    Joseph T Thornton South Division, Surry, NC abt 1836 North Carolina
    Elic J Thornton South Division, Surry, NC abt 1838 North Carolina
    Louisa Thornton South Division, Surry, NC abt 1840 North Carolina
    Daniel R Thornton South Division, Surry, NC abt 1843 North Carolina

    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7667&iid=IAM653_323-0214&fn=Jas&ln=Thornton&pid=5475618
    1860 United States Federal Census
    Name: Jas Thornton
    Age in 1860: 63
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Home in 1860: Providence, Hardin, Iowa
    Gender: Male
    Head of Household: Jas Thornton
    Post Office: New Providence
    Name Home in 1860 (City,County,State) Age in 1860 Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Gender
    Jas Thornton Providence, Hardin, IA 63 1796 Tennessee Male
    S Thornton Providence, Hardin, IA 59 1800 North Carolina Female
    Thos Thornton Providence, Hardin, IA 23 1836 North Carolina Male
    E Thornton Providence, Hardin, IA 22 1837 North Carolina Male
    A Thornton Providence, Hardin, IA 28 1831 North Carolina Female
    L Thornton Providence, Hardin, IA 19 1840 North Carolina Female
    D Thornton Providence, Hardin, IA 18 1841 North Carolina Male

    http://www.rootsweb.com/~iahardin/cem-recs/hcreek_cem.htm
    Honey Creek Cemetery, Providence Township, Hardin County, Iowa
    Thornton J J dec 15 1823 oct 25 1896 ss Julina
    Thornton Julina feb 15 1831 may 18 1905 as J J wife dau of Levi & Ruth Dobbins-Reece
    Thornton Adeline mar 30 1831 july 18 1918 dau of James & Sarah Thornton
    Thornton J T Co B 11th Ia Inf GAR
    Thornton James nov 12 1868 70yr1m18day
    Thornton Sarah july 22 1871 70yr 1dy
    Thornton Mintie R aug 17 1885 4yr11m22dy dau of IM & A Thornton
    Thornton Monroe 1852 1919 son of John & Julina Reece-Thornton
    Thornton Myra 1859 1950 dau of Levi J & Mary A Skinner-Lundy




    Marriage 1 Sarah ? b: 21 JUL 1801 in North Carolina
      Children
      1. Has Children J. J. Thornton b: 15 DEC 1823 in North Carolina
      2. Has No Children Jemima A. Thornton b: 30 MAR 1831 in North Carolina
      3. Has Children Joseph T. Thornton b: ABT 1836 in North Carolina
      4. Has No Children Eli J. Thornton b: ABT 1838 in North Carolina
      5. Has No Children Louisa Thornton b: ABT 1840 in North Carolina
      6. Has Children Daniel R. Thornton b: MAY 1842 in North Carolina
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