NC Family Group Sheet for Nathan THORNTON Family

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Submitted by: Larry E. Warren
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Husband: Nathan THORNTON
Birthdate: 25 Apr 1799
Birthplace: North Carolina
Death date: 7 Aug 1878
Place of death: Polk County, Iowa
Father: Thomas J. THORNTON
Mother: Abagail SPENCER

Marriage date: 11 Jul 1821
Marriage place: Union County, Indiana

Wife: Charity COOK
Birthdate: 15 Mar 1805
Birthplace: North Carolina
Death date: 23 Oct 1853
Place of death: Polk County, Iowa
Father: Thomas COOK
Mother: Keziah HENDERSON

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Maria THORNTON
Sex: F
Birthdate: 27 Apr 1823
Birthplace: Ohio
Death date: 30 Nov 1884
Place of death: Iowa
Marriage date: 28 Jun 1849
Marriage place: Vermilion County, Illinois
Spouse's name: William G. MADDEN

Child No. 2: Riley H. THORNTON
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1 Nov 1824
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Ohio
Death date: 31 Jul 1900
Place of death: Clarke County, Iowa
Marriage date: 25 Jan 1844
Marriage place: Vermilion County, Illinois
Spouse's name: Rachel HAWORTH

Child No. 3: John Spencer THORNTON
Sex: M
Birthdate: 11 Oct 1827
Birthplace: Illinois
Death date: 18 Nov 1891
Place of death: Guthrie County, Iowa
Marriage date: 4 Apr 1850
Marriage place: Vermilion County, Illinois
Spouse's name: Esther LEWIS

Child No. 4: Calvin THORNTON
Sex: M
Birthdate: 7 Jan 1830
Birthplace: Vermilion County, Illinois
Death date: 3 Sep 1908
Place of death: Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California
Marriage date: 1 Jan 1854
Marriage place: Polk County, Iowa
Spouse's name: Araminta HARRIS

Child No. 5: Newton THORNTON
Sex: M
Birthdate: 9 Apr 1832
Birthplace: Vermilion County, Illinois
Death date: 19 Jul 1903
Place of death: Hemet, Riverside County, California
Marriage date: 11 Nov 1856
Marriage place: Polk County, Iowa
Spouse's name: Susannah LEWIS

Child No. 6: Marietta THORNTON
Sex: F
Birthdate: 3 Apr 1834
Birthplace: Illinois
Death date: 3 Jul 1887
Place of death: Iowa
Marriage date: 20 Sep 1850
Marriage place: Edgar County, Illinois
Spouse's name: Thomas C. LEWIS

Child No. 7: Anna THORNTON
Sex: F
Birthdate: 15 Oct 1837
Birthplace: Vermilion County, Illinois
Death date: 21 Jan 1900
Place of death:
Marriage date: 4 Feb 1865
Marriage place: Polk County, Iowa
Spouse's name: Henry C. LEWIS

Child No. 8: Jane THORNTON
Sex: F
Birthdate: 28 Oct 1839
Birthplace: Illinois
Death date: 1928
Place of death:
Marriage date: 25 Dec 1860
Marriage place: Polk County, Iowa
Spouse's name: Peter SUMPSTINE

Child No. 9: William THORNTON
Sex: M
Birthdate: 7 Apr 1842
Birthplace: Vermilion County, Illinois
Death date: 1927
Place of death:
Marriage date: 11 Jan 1865
Marriage place: Polk County, Iowa
Spouse's name: Martha Frances BONDURANT

Child No. 10: Thomas Jefferson THORNTON
Sex: M
Birthdate: 13 Nov 1844
Birthplace: Illinois
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: 1 Apr 1866
Marriage place: Polk County, Iowa
Spouse's name: Almarinda R. ELLIOT
 

Documentation:
Nathan moved to Montgomery County, Ohio when he was a boy
and to Vermilion County, Illinois in the middle 1820's.  In the late
1840's he and Charity followed their son, Riley, to Polk County, Iowa and
remained there the rest of their lives.   Sources: 1. Polk County, Iowa
Cemetery Records 2. I.G.I. Indiana Records 3. Thornton Manuscript
Collection 4. Vermilion County, Illinois Marriage Records 5. Clarke
County, Iowa Cemetery Records 6. Polk County, Iowa Marriage Records 7.
Guthrie County, Iowa Cemetery Records 8. Edgar County, Illinois Marriage
Records