Polly Thornton1

F, b. circa 1800
FatherWilliam (of Charles) Thornton b. c 1765, d. a 1834
Last Edited14 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1800Polly was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Land rec'd as gift*1821Polly received land as a gift in 1821 at Accomack Co, VA. It was in this year that William Thornton of Charles deeded land to Hessy, Polly & William Thornton..1 

Citations

  1. [S806] Thornton Family Files, Thornton Papers.

Edward Thornton1

M, b. circa 1881
FatherCapt. John Henry Thornton b. c 1826, d. 12 Sep 1896
MotherMargaret 'Peggy' Ann Claville b. c 1835, d. 12 Sep 1885
Last Edited15 Mar 2004
Biography*Mrs. Dorothy Bull told Mary Frances Carey on 3 Jan 1986 that her father was Sylvester Lee Thronton and that he had a brother Edward that lived in Philadelphia. Edward's children were Edward, Robert, Irene & Eleanor. 
Birth*circa 1881Edward was born circa 1881 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Family

Children 1.Edward Thornton b. c 1900
 2.Robert Thornton b. c 1902
 3.Irene Thornton b. c 1904
 4.Eleanor Thornton b. c 1906

Citations

  1. [S806] Thornton Family Files, Thornton Papers.

Edward Thornton1

M, b. circa 1900
FatherEdward Thornton b. c 1881
Last Edited14 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1900Edward was born circa 1900. 

Citations

  1. [S806] Thornton Family Files, Thornton Papers.

Robert Thornton1

M, b. circa 1902
FatherEdward Thornton b. c 1881
Last Edited14 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1902Robert was born circa 1902. 

Citations

  1. [S806] Thornton Family Files, Thornton Papers.

Irene Thornton1

F, b. circa 1904
FatherEdward Thornton b. c 1881
Last Edited14 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1904Irene was born circa 1904. 

Citations

  1. [S806] Thornton Family Files, Thornton Papers.

Eleanor Thornton1

F, b. circa 1906
FatherEdward Thornton b. c 1881
Last Edited14 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1906Eleanor was born circa 1906. 

Citations

  1. [S806] Thornton Family Files, Thornton Papers.

Loomis W. Thornton1,2

M, b. 30 June 1883, d. 27 February 1947
FatherLemuel Y. Thornton b. 1 Mar 1857, d. 27 Mar 1930
MotherHarriet Frances Tindall b. 18 Feb 1857, d. 16 May 1933
ChartsDescendants of John Parramore (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Henry Williams (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited29 Mar 2004
Birth*30 June 1883Loomis was born on 30 June 1883 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Loumas W. Thornton, the son of Lemuel Y. Thornton, farmer, and Harriet. His mother gave the information..1,3 
Marriage*23 December 1903He married Mamie Bunting, daughter of George Robert Bunting and Ellen Hester Justice, on 23 December 1903 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Loomis W. Thornton, a 20 year old farmer, the son of Lemuel Y. & Harriet F. Thornton and she was shown as Mamie Bunting, age 20, the daughter of George R. & Edna E. Bunting..2 
Death*27 February 1947Loomis died on 27 February 1947 at age 63.3 
Burial*His body was interred at J.W. Taylor Cem, Temperanceville, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as Loomis W. Thornton, who is buried next to Manie B. Thornton..3 

Family

Mamie Bunting b. 4 May 1884, d. 26 Dec 1967

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Ann Rida Thornton1

F, b. 1880, d. 1969
FatherLemuel Y. Thornton b. 1 Mar 1857, d. 27 Mar 1930
MotherHarriet Frances Tindall b. 18 Feb 1857, d. 16 May 1933
ChartsDescendants of Henry Williams (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited30 Mar 2004
Birth*1880Ann was born in 1880 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*14 November 1906She married Elwood Milton Taylor, son of George W. Taylor and Virginia Frances 'Jennie' East, on 14 November 1906 at Atlantic Methodist Ch, Atlantic, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Elwood Milton Taylor, a 22 year old railroad agent, the son of George Wesley & Jennie Frances Taylor and she was shown as A. Rida Thornton, age 26, the daughter of Lemuel Y. & Harriet Frances Thornton..1 
Married Name14 November 1906 As of 14 November 1906,her married name was Taylor. 
Death*1969Ann died in 1969.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Downing's Cem, Oak Hall, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Ann Rida Taylor, wife of Elwood M. Taylor..2 

Family

Elwood Milton Taylor b. 1880, d. 1965

Citations

  1. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Meta Thornton1

F, b. 1890, d. 1975
FatherLemuel Y. Thornton b. 1 Mar 1857, d. 27 Mar 1930
MotherHarriet Frances Tindall b. 18 Feb 1857, d. 16 May 1933
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Henry Williams (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited23 Jan 2014
Birth*1890Meta was born in 1890 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*5 September 1912She married Joseph 'Joe' A. Conquest, son of Nathaniel Burton Conquest and Josephine H. Shield, on 5 September 1912 at Salisbury, Wicomico Co, MD. They were shown as Joe Conquest and Miss Meta Thornton who were married at Salisbury on Thursday of last week. There are both of Atlantic..3 
Married Name5 September 1912 As of 5 September 1912,her married name was Conquest. 
Death*1975Meta died in 1975.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at J.W. Taylor Cem, Temperanceville, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Meta T. Conquest, buried next to Joseph A. Conquest..2 

Family

Joseph 'Joe' A. Conquest b. 1886, d. 1964

Citations

  1. [S806] Thornton Family Files, Thornton Papers.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S771] Dr. Brooks Miles Barnes & Barry Wayne Miles, Marriages from Eastern Shore Virginia Newspapers, 1881-1912, Pen Ent 14 Sep 1912 issue (marriage of Joe Conquest and Miss Meta Thornton).

Eva Beatrice Thornton1,2

F, b. 1 September 1887
FatherLemuel Y. Thornton b. 1 Mar 1857, d. 27 Mar 1930
MotherHarriet Frances Tindall b. 18 Feb 1857, d. 16 May 1933
ChartsDescendants of Henry Williams (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*1 September 1887Eva was born on 1 September 1887 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Eva B. Thornton, the daughter of Lemuel Y. (farmer) & Harriet F. Thornton. Her father gave the information.. 
Marriage*22 May 1912She married Adin Partridge Rich, son of William Manklin Rich and Beulah Horton, on 22 May 1912 at Atlantic, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Adin Partridge Rich, a 28 year old manufacturing jeweler, born in Pennsylvania & living in Philadelphia, the son of Wm. Manklin(?) & Beulah Horton(?) Rich and she was shown as Eva Beatrice Thornton, age 24, the daughter of Lemuel Y. & Harriet Frances Thornton..2 
Married Name22 May 1912 As of 22 May 1912,her married name was Rich. 

Family

Adin Partridge Rich b. c 1884

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.

Mary Jones

F, b. circa 1780
Last Edited14 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1780Mary was born circa 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*26 September 1808She married Jonathan Thornton, son of John Thornton, on 26 September 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. James Thornton was the security on the M.L.B. of Jonathan Thornton and Mary Jones..1 
Married Name26 September 1808 As of 26 September 1808,her married name was Thornton. 

Family

Jonathan Thornton b. c 1771
Child 1.Henry Thornton b. c 1810

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Henry Thornton1

M, b. circa 1810
FatherJonathan Thornton b. c 1771
MotherMary Jones b. c 1780
Last Edited14 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1810Henry was born circa 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*27 June 1839He married Euphemia R. Thornton, daughter of William Thornton and Margaret Taylor, on 27 June 1839 at Accomack Co, VA. David Watts and George P. (-----) were the securities on the M.L.B. of Henry Thornton of Mary and Euphemia Thornton..1 

Family

Euphemia R. Thornton b. c 1802

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

George H. Thornton1

M, b. 1872, d. 2 September 1908
FatherWilliam H. Thornton b. c 1852
MotherHester 'Nellie' or 'Hattie' McGee b. c 1848
Last Edited29 Mar 2004
Birth*1872George was born in 1872 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Census w/parents*1880George was listed with his parents in the census of 1880 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Geo. H. Thornton, an 8 year old son in a household headed by Wm. H. Thornton, a 35 year old laborer..1 
Marriage*29 January 1898He married Nancy M. Daisey, daughter of James Daisey and Mary Andrews, on 29 January 1898 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as George H. Thornton, a 23 year old oysterman, the son of William H. & Hester M. Thornton and she was shown as Nancy M. Daisey, age 23, the daughter of James of J. & Mary Daisey..3 
Death*2 September 1908George died on 2 September 1908 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Geo. Thornton, who died 2 Sep 1908, aged 35. He was a member of the Wallop's Island crew and was survived by a wife and 4 children. Chincoteague News..4 
Burial*His body was interred at Daisey Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as George H. Thornton, who was buried next to Nancy M. Thornton..2 

Family

Nancy M. Daisey b. 1871, d. 1951
Children 1.Alice L. Thornton b. 1898, d. 1987
 2.Nellie Thornton b. c 1899
 3.Lillie Mae Thornton b. 15 Aug 1906, d. 27 May 1986

Citations

  1. [S748] LDS Family History Resource File, 1880 United States Census and National Index (CD Set).
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  4. [S768] Compilers Dr. Brooks Miles Barnes & Barry W. Miles, Deaths from Eastern Shore Virginia Newspapers (from 30 Jun 1881 to 31 Dec 1912), Accomack News, 5 Sep 1908 issue.

Josephine Thornton1

F, b. circa 1871
FatherCapt. John Henry Thornton b. c 1826, d. 12 Sep 1896
MotherMargaret 'Peggy' Ann Claville b. c 1835, d. 12 Sep 1885
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited20 Nov 2015
Birth*circa 1871Josephine was born circa 1871 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1880Josephine was listed with her parents in the census of 1880 at Atlantic Dist, Sea Side, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Josephine Thornton, a 9 year old daughter in a household headed by John Thornton, a 55 year old oyster planter..1 
Marriage*4 April 1886She married Sewell W. Taylor, son of David R(ichardson) Taylor and Catharine Ann Prescott, on 4 April 1886 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Sewell W. Taylor, age 28 and Josephine Thornton, age 16.2 
Married Name4 April 1886 As of 4 April 1886,her married name was Taylor. 

Family

Sewell W. Taylor b. 1859, d. 24 Jul 1935

Citations

  1. [S748] LDS Family History Resource File, 1880 United States Census and National Index (CD Set).
  2. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

Letitia Lee Thornton1,2

F, b. 3 August 1879
FatherAlfred Thomas Thornton b. 1855, d. 1925
MotherAlice D. Ewell b. 1857, d. 1901
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*3 August 1879Letitia was born on 3 August 1879 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Letitia Lee Thornton, the daughter of Alfred T. Thornton, farmer, and Alice D. Thornton. His father gave the information..2 
Census w/parents*1880Letitia was listed with her parents in the census of 1880 at Metompkin Dist, North, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Lutitia L. Thornton, a 10 month old daughter in a household headed by A.L. Thornton, a 25 year old sailor..1 

Citations

  1. [S748] LDS Family History Resource File, 1880 United States Census and National Index (CD Set).
  2. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

Patience A. Thornton1,2

F, b. 1869, d. 1940
FatherJohn James Thornton b. 22 Sep 1844, d. 28 Jul 1932
MotherMary Ann Bloxom b. 17 Nov 1848, d. 23 Feb 1914
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited2 Apr 2004
Birth*1869Patience was born in 1869 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Patience Thronton, born 1 Jan 1872, daughter of John E. Thornton, oysterman, and Mary A., born in the Island Township. A friend Miles B. Thornton gave the information. Her tombstone shows 1869..2,3 
Census w/parents*1880Patience was listed with her parents in the census of 1880 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Patricia Thornton, a 9 year old daughter in a household headed by John J. Thornton, a 35 year old laborer..1 
Marriage*22 September 1888She married John T. 'Fiddling Jack' Thornton, son of Miles B. Thornton Sr. and Ebah 'Ebba' Hall, on 22 September 1888 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Thornton, a 19 year old oysterman, the son of John C. & Mary A. Tornton and she was shown as Patience Thornton, age 16, the daughter of Miles B. & Ebba Thornton. They were married by J.E. Bundick. (NOTE: In order to match the 1870 and 1880 census for both the bride and groom, the parents of this couple must have been switched on the marriage record.)4 
Death*1940Patience died in 1940.3 
Burial*Her body was interred at Thornton Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA.3 

Family

John T. 'Fiddling Jack' Thornton b. 1868, d. 1951
Children 1.Miles B. Thornton Jr. b. 22 Aug 1891, d. 18 Apr 1912
 2.Kendall J. Thornton b. 1893, d. 1968
 3.David P. Thornton b. 1 Sep 1895
 4.David B. Thornton b. 1 Sep 1895, d. 26 Sep 1895
 5.(son_of_John.T.of_Miles) Thornton b. 30 Sep 1896
 6.John James Thornton b. 1900, d. 1937
 7.Emory Thornton b. 1902, d. 1955
 8.Hattie Louise Thornton b. c 1905
 9.Clayville Thornton b. 1907, d. 1960

Citations

  1. [S748] LDS Family History Resource File, 1880 United States Census and National Index (CD Set).
  2. [S728] Gial M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume I, 1852-1876.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  4. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).

John A. Thornton1

M, b. circa 1878
FatherJohn James Thornton b. 22 Sep 1844, d. 28 Jul 1932
MotherMary Ann Bloxom b. 17 Nov 1848, d. 23 Feb 1914
Last Edited15 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1878John was born circa 1878 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1880John was listed with his parents in the census of 1880 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as John A. Thornton, a 2 year old son in a household headed by John J. Thornton, a 35 year old laborer..1 

Citations

  1. [S748] LDS Family History Resource File, 1880 United States Census and National Index (CD Set).

Franklin Thornton1,2

M, b. 9 July 1874
FatherJames W. Thornton b. c 1834, d. 7 Jan 1906
MotherMatilda Jane Killmon b. c 1834
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*9 July 1874Franklin was born on 9 July 1874 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Franklin Thornton, son of James Thornton, farmer, and Jane. His father gave the informtion..2 
Census w/parents*1880Franklin was listed with his parents in the census of 1880 at Metompkin Dist, North, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Frank Thornton, a 5 year old son in a household headed by James Thornton, a 46 year old farmer..1 

Citations

  1. [S748] LDS Family History Resource File, 1880 United States Census and National Index (CD Set).
  2. [S728] Gial M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume I, 1852-1876.

William Lawrence Thornton1

M, b. 14 May 1881, d. 27 January 1917
FatherLemuel Y. Thornton b. 1 Mar 1857, d. 27 Mar 1930
MotherHarriet Frances Tindall b. 18 Feb 1857, d. 16 May 1933
ChartsDescendants of John Parramore (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Henry Williams (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited29 Mar 2004
Birth*14 May 1881William was born on 14 May 1881 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Wm. L. Thornton, the son of Lemuel Y. (farmer) & Harriet F. Thornton. His father gave the information..2,1 
Marriage19 December 1900He married Lula May Bunting, daughter of George Robert Bunting and Ellen Hester Justice, on 19 December 1900 at Atlantic, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as William Lawrence Thornton, a 20 year old farmer, the son of Lemuel Y. & Harriet F. Thornton and she was shown as Lula May Bunting, age 20, the daughter of George R. & Ellen H. Bunting..3 
Marriage*circa 1910He married Sallie C. (-----) circa 1910.2 
Death*27 January 1917William died on 27 January 1917 at age 35.2 
Burial*His body was interred at J.W. Taylor Cem, Temperanceville, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as William Lawrence Thornton, who was buried next to Lula M. & Sallie C. Thornton..2 

Family

Sallie C. (-----) b. 1881, d. 1948

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.

Sallie C. (-----)

F, b. 1881, d. 1948
ChartsDescendants of Henry Williams (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited19 Mar 2004
Birth*1881Sallie was born in 1881 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1910She married William Lawrence Thornton, son of Lemuel Y. Thornton and Harriet Frances Tindall, circa 1910.1 
Married Namecirca 1910 As of circa 1910,her married name was Thornton. 
Death*1948Sallie died in 1948.1 
Burial*Her body was interred at J.W. Taylor Cem, Temperanceville, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstones shows her as Sallie C. Thornton, the 2nd wife of William L. Thornton..1 

Family

William Lawrence Thornton b. 14 May 1881, d. 27 Jan 1917

Citations

  1. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Lula May Bunting1

F, b. 17 September 1880, d. 16 May 1906
FatherGeorge Robert Bunting b. 1846, d. 1927
MotherEllen Hester Justice b. 1850, d. 1917
ChartsDescendants of John Parramore (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited29 Mar 2004
Birth*17 September 1880Lula was born on 17 September 1880 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*19 December 1900She married William Lawrence Thornton, son of Lemuel Y. Thornton and Harriet Frances Tindall, on 19 December 1900 at Atlantic, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as William Lawrence Thornton, a 20 year old farmer, the son of Lemuel Y. & Harriet F. Thornton and she was shown as Lula May Bunting, age 20, the daughter of George R. & Ellen H. Bunting..1 
Married Name19 December 1900 As of 19 December 1900,her married name was Thornton. 
Death*16 May 1906Lula died on 16 May 1906 at age 25. She was shown as Mrs. Lawrence Thornton, who was survived by her husband and one child and a baby 4 weeks old..2,3 
Burial*Her body was interred at J.W. Taylor Cem, Temperanceville, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Lula May Thornton, the 1st wife of William L. Thornton..2 

Family

William Lawrence Thornton b. 14 May 1881, d. 27 Jan 1917

Citations

  1. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S360] Accomack News, 26 May 1906 issue.

(-----) Bodley

M, b. circa 1875
Last Edited19 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1875(-----) was born circa 1875. 
Marriage*circa 1910He married Ella Belle Cane Thornton, daughter of James Washington Thornton Sr. and Delilah Eliza (of Griffin) Wimbrough, circa 1910.1 

Family

Ella Belle Cane Thornton b. 19 Aug 1877, d. 28 Jun 1971

Citations

  1. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Gordon Tarr

M, b. circa 1865
Last Edited19 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1865Gordon was born circa 1865. 
Marriage*circa 1890He married Phoebe A. Thornton, daughter of James Washington Thornton Sr. and Delilah Eliza (of Griffin) Wimbrough, circa 1890.1 

Family

Phoebe A. Thornton b. c 1867

Citations

  1. [S768] Compilers Dr. Brooks Miles Barnes & Barry W. Miles, Deaths from Eastern Shore Virginia Newspapers (from 30 Jun 1881 to 31 Dec 1912), Pen Ent 22 Feb 1908 issue.

Nancy M. Daisey1

F, b. 1871, d. 1951
FatherJames Daisey b. c 1841
MotherMary Andrews b. c 1843
Last Edited29 Mar 2004
Birth*1871Nancy was born in 1871 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*29 January 1898She married George H. Thornton, son of William H. Thornton and Hester 'Nellie' or 'Hattie' McGee, on 29 January 1898 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as George H. Thornton, a 23 year old oysterman, the son of William H. & Hester M. Thornton and she was shown as Nancy M. Daisey, age 23, the daughter of James of J. & Mary Daisey..1 
Married Name29 January 1898 As of 29 January 1898,her married name was Thornton. 
Death*1951Nancy died in 1951.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Daisey Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Nancy M. Thornton, who is buried next to George H. Thornton..3,2 

Family

George H. Thornton b. 1872, d. 2 Sep 1908
Children 1.Alice L. Thornton b. 1898, d. 1987
 2.Nellie Thornton b. c 1899
 3.Lillie Mae Thornton b. 15 Aug 1906, d. 27 May 1986

Citations

  1. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.

Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Pruitt1

F, b. 1878, d. 1960
MotherSarah Pruitt widow? b. c 1850
Last Edited29 Mar 2004
Birth*1878Elizabeth was born in 1878 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*20 February 1901She married Emmons G. Thornton, son of James Washington Thornton Sr. and Delilah Eliza (of Griffin) Wimbrough, on 20 February 1901 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Emmons G. Thornton, a 26 year old oysterman, the son of James & Delia Thornton, and she was shown as Lizzie Pruitt, age 26, daughter of Sarah Pruitt..1 
Married Name20 February 1901 As of 20 February 1901,her married name was Thornton. 
Death*1960Elizabeth died in 1960.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Booth Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Elizabeth Thornton, wife of Emmons Thorntons..2 

Family

Emmons G. Thornton b. 1874, d. 1949

Citations

  1. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Albert F. Mears1

M, b. circa 1855
FatherJulius C. Mears b. 16 Jan 1831, d. 1 Jun 1863
MotherSusan Jane Young b. 10 Jan 1830, d. 15 Jan 1904
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of John Parramore (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited3 Nov 2006
Birth*circa 1855Albert was born circa 1855 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1860Albert was listed with his parents in the census of 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Albert Mears, age 5 in HH#699 headed by Julius C. Mears, a 29 year old farmer..1 
Marriage*12 December 1888He married Nettie Tarr on 12 December 1888 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown only as Albert F. Mears, age 34 and Nettie Tarr, age 22..2 

Family

Nettie Tarr b. c 1866

Citations

  1. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  2. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

Annie M. Thornton1,2

F, b. 12 June 1880
FatherLemuel Y. Thornton b. 1 Mar 1857, d. 27 Mar 1930
MotherHarriet Frances Tindall b. 18 Feb 1857, d. 16 May 1933
ChartsDescendants of Henry Williams (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*12 June 1880Annie was born on 12 June 1880 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Annie M. Thornton, daughter of Lemuel Z. Thornton, farmer, and Harriet F. Thornton. Her father gave the information..2 
Census w/parents*1880Annie was listed with her parents in the census of 1880 at Atlantic Dist, Sea Side, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Annie Thornton, a 6 month old daughter in a household headed by Lemuel Thornton, a 22 year old farmer..1 

Citations

  1. [S748] LDS Family History Resource File, 1880 United States Census and National Index (CD Set).
  2. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

Miles Kendell Thornton Jr. (wife Lewis or Lunn)1,2

M, b. 4 September 1874, d. 26 August 1952
FatherMiles B. Thornton Sr. b. 18 Nov 1838, d. 1 Feb 1920
MotherEbah 'Ebba' Hall b. c 1835, d. 17 Nov 1878
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited4 Apr 2004
Birth*4 September 1874Miles was born on 4 September 1874 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Miles B. Thornton, son of Miles B. Thornton, oysterman, and Iba, born 25 Sep 1874. His father gave the information. His tombstone show 4 Sep 1874..2,3 
Census w/father*1880Miles was listed with his father in the census of in 1880 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as (-----) Thornton, a 5 year old son in a household headed by M.B. Thornton, a 38 year old oysterman..1 
Marriage*24 May 1896He married Annie E. Lunn, daughter of John P. Lunn and Rachel E. McGee, on 24 May 1896 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Miles Kendal Thornton, a 22 year old sailor, the son of Miles B. & Iby Thornton and she was shown as Annie E. Lunn, age 18, the daughter of John P. & Rachel Lunn..4,5 
Death*26 August 1952Miles died on 26 August 1952 at age 77.4,3 
Burial*His body was interred at Mechanics Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as Miles Kendell Thornton..3 

Family

Annie E. Lunn b. 1876, d. 1953
Children 1.Viola Thornton b. c 1897
 2.Christine Thornton+ b. 1899, d. 1984
 3.Jesse Thornton b. 16 Nov 1907, d. 19 Oct 1970

Citations

  1. [S748] LDS Family History Resource File, 1880 United States Census and National Index (CD Set).
  2. [S728] Gial M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume I, 1852-1876.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  4. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  5. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.

George D. Thornton1

M, b. circa 1879
FatherJohn Holland (of K.) Thornton b. c 1855
MotherTraney M. 'Fanny' Melvin b. c 1857
ChartsDescendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited2 Dec 2014
Birth*circa 1879George was born circa 1879 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1880George was listed with his parents in the census of 1880 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as George Thornton, a 1 year old son in a household headed by John Thornton, a 24 year old laborer..1 
Census w/parents*1900George was listed with his parents in the census of 1900 at Chincoteague Island, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as George D. Thornton, a 22 year old son in a household headed by John H. Thornton, age 42 and his wife Franie M. Thornton, age 39.2 

Citations

  1. [S748] LDS Family History Resource File, 1880 United States Census and National Index (CD Set).
  2. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

Silvester Thornton1

M, b. 14 February 1865, d. 14 February 1865
FatherCapt. John Henry Thornton b. c 1826, d. 12 Sep 1896
MotherMargaret 'Peggy' Ann Claville b. c 1835, d. 12 Sep 1885
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Death*14 February 1865Silvester died on 14 February 1865 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Birth*14 February 1865Silvester was born on 14 February 1865 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Silvester Thornton, who was deadborn on 14 Feb 1865, the son of John H. Thornton, sailor, and Marg. His father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S728] Gial M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume I, 1852-1876.

William Thornton1

M, b. 27 December 1865, d. 27 December 1865
FatherWilliam (of G.) Thornton (Guilford) b. c 1819, d. c 1868
MotherEmeline 'Emma' Christopher b. c 1840
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Death*27 December 1865William died on 27 December 1865 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Birth*27 December 1865William was born on 27 December 1865 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Wm. Thornton, deadborn, 27 Dec 1865, son of Wm. Thornton, farmer, and Emmay. His father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S728] Gial M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume I, 1852-1876.

Charles C. Thornton1

M, b. 2 January 1885, d. 1959
FatherJohn Thomas (of Jno.) Thornton b. 1854, d. 1942
MotherMargaret S. 'Maggie' Chesser b. 1855, d. 1933
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited31 Mar 2004
Birth*2 January 1885Charles was born on 2 January 1885 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Charles B. Thornton, son of John T. Thornton, famer, and Maggie Thornton. His father gave the information..1,2 
Death*1959Charles died in 1959.2 
Burial*His body was interred at Downing's Cem, Oak Hall, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as Charles C. Thornton, 1885-1959..2 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Charles H. Thornton1

M, b. 7 February 1884, d. 1970
FatherMiles B. Thornton Sr. b. 18 Nov 1838, d. 1 Feb 1920
MotherMaggie E. Bennett b. c 1858
Last Edited31 Mar 2004
Birth*7 February 1884Charles was born on 7 February 1884 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Charles H. Thornton, son of Miles B. Thornton, oysterman, and Maggy Thornton. His father gave the information.. 
Marriage*6 April 1904He married Mamie J. Watkinson, daughter of Cornelius S. Watkinson and Julia A. (-----), on 6 April 1904 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Charles H. Thornton, a 19 year old waterman, the son of Miles B. & Maggie E. Thornton and she was shown as Mamie J. Watkinson, age 18, the daughter of Cornelius S. & Julia A. Watkinson..2 
Death*1970Charles died in 1970.3 
Burial*His body was interred at Edgehill Cem, Accomac, Acc Co, VA.3 

Family

Mamie J. Watkinson b. 1886, d. 1964

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  3. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.

Elizabeth Thornton1,2

F, b. 1 April 1881
FatherJohn James Thornton b. 22 Sep 1844, d. 28 Jul 1932
MotherMary Ann Bloxom b. 17 Nov 1848, d. 23 Feb 1914
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*1 April 1881Elizabeth was born on 1 April 1881 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Eliz. Thornton, daughter of John J. Thornton, oysterman, and Mary A. Thornton. Her mother reported the information.. 
Marriage*6 December 1902She married George S. Pusey, son of John Pusey and Sallie E. (-----), on 6 December 1902 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as George S. Pussey, a 25 year old divorced sailor, the son of John & Sallie Pussey and she was shown as Elizabeth Thornton, age 22, the daughter of John J. & Mary A. Thornton..2 
Married Name6 December 1902 As of 6 December 1902,her married name was Pusey. 

Family

George S. Pusey b. c 1877

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.

Elizabeth A. 'June Bug' Thornton1

F, b. 18 September 1882, d. 1963
FatherJohn Thomas Thornton b. 27 Jan 1854, d. 17 May 1920
MotherElizabeth Comfort Andrews b. 5 Jul 1857, d. 21 Feb 1894
Last Edited29 Mar 2004
Birth*18 September 1882Elizabeth was born on 18 September 1882 at First District, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Eliz. A. Thornton, daughter of John Thos. & Comfort E. Thornton. Her mother gave the information..1 
Marriage*26 September 1898She married Nelson M. 'Tess' Wimbrough, son of William B. (of Griffin) Wimbrough and Delitha Ellen Gordy, on 26 September 1898 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Nelson M. Wimbrough, a 20 year old oysterman, the son of William & Delilla Wimbrough and she was shown as Elizabeth Thornton, age 16, the daughter of John T. & Comfort Thornton..2 
Married Name26 September 1898 As of 26 September 1898,her married name was Wimbrough. 
Death*1963Elizabeth died in 1963.3 
Burial*Her body was interred at Mechanics Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Elizabeth T. Wimbrow, 1882-1963. The tombstone book also shows her as "June Bug", wife of Nelson M. Wimbrow..3 

Family

Nelson M. 'Tess' Wimbrough b. 1878, d. 1962
Children 1.George Wilber Wimbrough b. 1901
 2.Marian Wimbrough b. 1913
 3.Margaret Wimbrough b. 1913

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Elmer C. Thornton1

M, b. 9 September 1885, d. 1952
FatherJohn Thomas Thornton b. 27 Jan 1854, d. 17 May 1920
MotherElizabeth Comfort Andrews b. 5 Jul 1857, d. 21 Feb 1894
Last Edited29 Mar 2004
Birth*9 September 1885Elmer was born on 9 September 1885 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Elmer Thornton, son of Jno. T. Thornton, oysterman, and Comfort Thornton, born 9 Sep 1885. His father gave the information. His tombstone shows 1884..2 
Marriage*27 October 1904He married Virginia V. 'Vergie' Jester, daughter of Daniel J. Jester and Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Daisey, on 27 October 1904 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Elmer Thornton, a 19 year old oysterman, the son of John T. & Comfort Thornton and she was shown Virginia Jester, age 18, the daughter of Daniel J. & Elizabeth Jester..3 
Death*1952Elmer died in 1952.4 
Burial*His body was interred at Greenwood Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as Elmer C. Thornton, 1884-1952, who is buried next to Vergie V. Thornton..4 

Family

Virginia V. 'Vergie' Jester b. 1886, d. 1957
Children 1.Emily Thornton b. c 1904
 2.Goldie Virginia Thornton b. c 1906
 3.Madaline Thornton b. c 1910
 4.Leonard Thornton b. 31 Jul 1921, d. 24 Dec 1954

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  3. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  4. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Georganna Thornton1

F, b. 6 December 1883
FatherJohn Henry Thornton b. c 1864
MotherSerena Ellen 'Ella' Taylor b. c 1861
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*6 December 1883Georganna was born on 6 December 1883 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Georganna Thornton, the daughter of John Thornton, farmer, and Serena Thornton. Her grandmother Nancy Taylor gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

Georganna Thornton1

F, b. 6 January 1883
FatherJohn Henry Thornton b. c 1864
MotherSerena Ellen 'Ella' Taylor b. c 1861
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*6 January 1883Georganna was born on 6 January 1883 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Georganna Thornton, the daughter of Thomas H. Thornton, farmer, and Ella Thornton. Her father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

John B. Thornton1

M, b. 1882, d. 1963
FatherJohn James Thornton b. 22 Sep 1844, d. 28 Jul 1932
MotherMary Ann Bloxom b. 17 Nov 1848, d. 23 Feb 1914
Last Edited31 Mar 2004
Birth*1882John was born in 1882 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John C. Thornton, the son of John J. Thornton, oysterman, and Mary A. Thornton, born 6 Aug 1883. His father gave the information. His tombstone shows him as John B. Thornton, born 1882..1 
Death*1963John died in 1963.2 
Burial*His body was interred at Thornton Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as John B. Thornton, 1882-1963..2 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

John Edward Thornton1,2

M, b. 6 December 1888, d. 7 March 1962
FatherWilliam H. Thornton b. c 1852
MotherHester 'Nellie' or 'Hattie' McGee b. c 1848
Last Edited2 Apr 2004
Birth*6 December 1888John was born on 6 December 1888 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as John E. Thornton, the son of Wm. H. Thornton, oysterman, and Hester Thornton, born 23 Oct 1886. His father gave the information. His tombstone shows 6 Dec 1888..1,3 
Marriage*1 February 1911He married Maggie E. Marvel, daughter of Robert B. or E. Marvel and Sarah Elizabeth 'Lizzie' (-----), on 1 February 1911 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as John E. Thornton, a 23 year old oysterman, the son of William H. & Hester Thornton and she was shown as Maggie E. Marvel, age 24, the daughter of Robert B. & Lizzie Marvel..2 
Death*7 March 1962John died on 7 March 1962 at age 73.3 
Burial*His body was interred at Greenwood Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as John E. Thornton, 6 Dec 1888 - 7 Mar 1962, VA Surfman, US Coast Guard, buried near Maggie Thornton..3 

Family

Maggie E. Marvel b. 1883, d. 1966

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

John H. Thornton1

M, b. 25 May 1879
FatherJohn Thomas Thornton b. 27 Jan 1854, d. 17 May 1920
MotherSarah J. Jones b. c 1861
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*25 May 1879John was born on 25 May 1879 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John H. Thornton, the son of John Thos. Thornton, oysterman, and Sarah J. Thornton. Aunt Ellen J. Clayville gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

John K. Thornton1

M, b. 11 March 1882
FatherJohn Holland (of K.) Thornton b. c 1855
MotherTraney M. 'Fanny' Melvin b. c 1857
ChartsDescendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited2 Dec 2014
Birth*11 March 1882John was born on 11 March 1882 at First District, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as John K. Thornton, the son of Jno. J. Thronton of K., oysterman, and Frany A. Thornton. His father gave the information..1 
Census w/parents*1900John was listed with his parents in the census of 1900 at Chincoteague Island, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John H. Thornton, an 18 year old son in a household headed by John H. Thornton, age 42 and his wife Franie M. Thornton, age 39.2 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

John Nealy Thornton1

M, b. 1 April 1883, d. 8 December 1956
FatherJohn Thomas Thornton b. 27 Jan 1854, d. 17 May 1920
MotherElizabeth Comfort Andrews b. 5 Jul 1857, d. 21 Feb 1894
Last Edited29 Mar 2004
Birth*1 April 1883John was born on 1 April 1883 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John W. Thornton, the son of Jno. T. Thornton, oysterman, and Comfort his wife. His mother gave the information. Accorcing to Dr. Bill Burton, he was know as John Nealy Thornton..2,3 
Marriage*circa 1905He married Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Hill circa 1905.4 
Death*8 December 1956John died on 8 December 1956 at age 73.3 
Burial*His body was interred at Greenwood Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as John N. Thornton, who was buriend near Lizzie N. Thronton..3 

Family

Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Hill b. 5 Nov 1887, d. 13 Feb 1942
Children 1.William C. Thornton b. c 1905
 2.Snowden N. Thornton+ b. 1908, d. 1986

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  4. [S809] Dr. William S. Burton, to M.K. Miles.

(son_of_James.T.) Thornton1

M, b. 19 March 1882
FatherJames Thomas Thornton b. 1859, d. 1940
MotherSarah Ella Taylor b. c 1858, d. 19 Mar 1882
ChartsDescendants of Henry Williams (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*19 March 1882(son_of_James.T.) was born on 19 March 1882 at First District, Acc Co, VA. He was show as an unnamed Thornton, deadborn, the son of James T. and Sarah A. Thornton. His grandmother Mahaly Taylor gave the information..1 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

(dau_of_John.T.) Thornton1

F, b. 3 January 1883
FatherJohn Thomas (of Jno.) Thornton b. 1854, d. 1942
MotherMargaret S. 'Maggie' Chesser b. 1855, d. 1933
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*3 January 1883(dau_of_John.T.) was born on 3 January 1883 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as an unnamed Thornton, the daughter of John T. (oysterman) & Maggie Thornton. Her mother gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

(dau_of_Wm.P.) Thornton1

F, b. 9 February 1885
FatherWilliam P. Thornton Jr. b. c 1861
MotherMary E. Melvin b. 18 Sep 1865, d. 19 Jan 1918
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*9 February 1885(dau_of_Wm.P.) was born on 9 February 1885 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as an unnamed Thornton, the daughter of Wm. P. Thornton Jr. (oysterman) & Mary E., his wife. Her father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

(dau_of_John.W.) Thornton1

F, b. 10 November 1886
FatherJohn William Thornton b. 1859, d. 1935
MotherSallie A. Matthews b. 1861, d. Jun 1898
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*10 November 1886(dau_of_John.W.) was born on 10 November 1886 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as an unnamed Thornton, the daughter of John W. Thronton (farmer) & Sally his wife. Her mother gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

(son_of Alfred.T) Thornton1

M, b. 2 October 1886
FatherAlfred Thomas Thornton b. 1855, d. 1925
MotherAlice D. Ewell b. 1857, d. 1901
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*2 October 1886(son_of was born on 2 October 1886 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as an unnamed Thornton, the son of Alfred T. (oysterman) & Alice D. Thornton. His mother gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

Virginia M. 'Jennie' Thornton1

F, b. 13 December 1882, d. 1960
FatherJohn Thomas (of Jno.) Thornton b. 1854, d. 1942
MotherMargaret S. 'Maggie' Chesser b. 1855, d. 1933
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited31 Mar 2004
Birth*13 December 1882Virginia was born on 13 December 1882 at First District, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Virginia Thornton, the daughter of John T. Thornton of Jno. (farmer) & his wife Maggie S. Thornton, born 13 Dec 1882. Her father gave the information. Her tombstone shows 1881..2 
Death*1960Virginia died in 1960.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Downing's Cem, Oak Hall, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Jennie M. Thornton, 1881-1960..2 

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Elizabeth 'Lizzie' (-----)

F, b. circa 1860
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1860Elizabeth was born circa 1860. 
Marriage*circa 1883She married Noah P. Thornton Sr., son of Joseph (-----) and Elizabeth Thornton, circa 1883. 
Married Namecirca 1883 As of circa 1883,her married name was Thornton. 

Family

Noah P. Thornton Sr. b. c 1858, d. 7 Aug 1889
Children 1.William H. Thornton b. 1884
 2.Harriet Thornton b. 2 Oct 1888
 3.Noah Thornton b. 8 Oct 1889

William H. Thornton1,2

M, b. 1884
FatherNoah P. Thornton Sr. b. c 1858, d. 7 Aug 1889
MotherElizabeth 'Lizzie' (-----) b. c 1860
Last Edited30 Mar 2004
Birth*1884William was born in 1884 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Wm. H. Thornton, the son of Noah (oysterman) & Elizabeth Thornton, born 4 Oct 1885. His grandmother Eliz. Chericks gave the information. He was also shown as Wm. H. Thornton, the son of Noah (oysterman) & Lizzie Thornton, 10 Sep 1886. His father reported the information. His tombstone shows 1884..1,3 
Marriage*22 July 1904He married Lydia May Daisey, daughter of William P. Daisey and Mary A. Steelman, on 22 July 1904 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as William H. Thornton, a 19 year old oysterman, the son of Noah & Lizzie Thornton and she was shown as Lydia Daisey, age 16, the daughter of William P. & Mary A. Daisey..2 
Burial*His body was interred at Greenwood Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as William H. Thornton, 1884-____..3 

Family

Lydia May Daisey b. 1889, d. 1952

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

William James Thornton1,2

M, b. 20 March 1886, d. 1935
FatherJohn James Thornton b. 22 Sep 1844, d. 28 Jul 1932
MotherMary Ann Bloxom b. 17 Nov 1848, d. 23 Feb 1914
Last Edited30 Mar 2004
Birth*20 March 1886William was born on 20 March 1886 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Wm. J. Thornton, the son of John J. (oysterman) & Mary A. Thornton. His father gave the information.. 
Marriage*9 August 1912He married Abbie J. Mason on 9 August 1912 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as William James Thornton, a 24 year old oysterman, the son of John J. & Mary A. Thornton and she was shown as Abba Mason, age 15, the daughter of George & Charlotte Mason..2 
Death*1935William died in 1935.3 
Burial*His body was interred at Greenwood Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as William J. Thornton, 1886-1935, who is buried near Abbie J. Thornton..3 

Family

Abbie J. Mason b. 1897, d. 1978

Citations

  1. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Alice Ida Thornton1,2

F, b. 12 April 1895
FatherMiles B. Thornton Sr. b. 18 Nov 1838, d. 1 Feb 1920
MotherMaggie E. Bennett b. c 1858
ChartsDescendants of William Burton (Gentleman, Metompkin)
Descendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*12 April 1895Alice was born on 12 April 1895 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Alice Ida Thornton, the daughter of Miles B. (oysterman) & Maggie Thornton. Her mother gave the information.. 
Marriage*2 September 1909She married John S. Finney, son of Alfred W. Finney Sr. and Mary A. Bell, on 2 September 1909 at Wachapreague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as John S. Finney, a 44 year old widowed farmer, the son of Alfred W. & Mary A. Finney and she was shown as Alice I. Thornton, age 15, the daughter of Miles B. & Maggie E. Thornton..2 
Married Name2 September 1909 As of 2 September 1909,her married name was Finney. 

Family

John S. Finney b. 30 Oct 1864, d. 8 Oct 1924

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.

David Thornton1

M, b. 10 January 1887, d. 10 July 1887
FatherJohn Henry Thornton b. c 1864
MotherSerena Ellen 'Ella' Taylor b. c 1861
Last Edited8 Apr 2004
Birth*10 January 1887David was born on 10 January 1887 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as David Thornton, the son of John H. (farmer) & Ella Thornton. His mother gave the information..1 
Death*10 July 1887David died on 10 July 1887 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as David Thornton, who died of chol. inf. at the age of 6 days old. The was the son of John H. & Ella Thornton, born in Acc Co. His mother gave the informtion..2 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S569] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Death Register, 1853-1896.

David P. Thornton1

M, b. 1 September 1895
FatherJohn T. 'Fiddling Jack' Thornton b. 1868, d. 1951
MotherPatience A. Thornton b. 1869, d. 1940
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited2 Apr 2004
Birth*1 September 1895David was born on 1 September 1895 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as David P. Thornton, the son of John T. of Miles (oysterman) & Patience Thornton. His mother gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

Dora Thornton1,2

F, b. 26 May 1893
FatherWilliam P. Thornton Jr. b. c 1861
MotherMary E. Melvin b. 18 Sep 1865, d. 19 Jan 1918
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*26 May 1893Dora was born on 26 May 1893 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Dora Thornton, the daughter of Wm. T. (oysterman) & Mary E. Thornton. Her father gave the information.. 
Marriage*27 December 1907She married Sidney J. Hill, son of Daniel Hill and Mary A. Daisey, on 27 December 1907 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Sidney J. Hill, an 18 year old oysterman, the son of Daniel & Mary A. Hill and she was shown as Dora Thornton, age 17, the daughter of William P. & Mary E. Thornton. They were married at the Methodist Ep. Parsonage..2 
Married Name27 December 1907 As of 27 December 1907,her married name was Hill. 

Family

Sidney J. Hill b. 21 Jun 1890, d. 30 Dec 1914

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.

Duray H. Thornton1

M, b. 14 June 1887, d. 10 September 1887
FatherWilliam E. 'Bud' Thornton b. 1866, d. 1943
MotherAmanda S. Kelly b. 1867, d. 1945
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited8 Apr 2004
Birth*14 June 1887Duray was born on 14 June 1887 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Duray H. Thornton, the son of Wm. E. (oysterman) & Amanda Thornton. His mother gave the information..2 
Death*10 September 1887Duray died on 10 September 1887 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Duray Thornton, who died of consumption at the age of 5 months, 15 days. He was the son of Wm. & Amanda Thornton. His mother gave the information..3 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S569] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Death Register, 1853-1896.

Edward A. Thornton1

M, b. 10 May 1896, d. 1931
FatherCalhoun Jackson Thornton b. 1867, d. 1917
MotherWillie F. Bundick b. 1873, d. 1947
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited31 Mar 2004
Birth*10 May 1896Edward was born on 10 May 1896 at Justisville, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Edw'd A. Thornton, the son of Calhoun J. (oysterman) & Willie F. Thornton. His mother gave the information.. 
Death*1931Edward died in 1931.2 
Burial*His body was interred at Parksley Cem, Acc Co, VA.2 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.

Edward T. Thornton1

M, b. 5 October 1890, d. 20 April 1940
FatherJohn Thomas Thornton b. 27 Jan 1854, d. 17 May 1920
MotherElizabeth Comfort Andrews b. 5 Jul 1857, d. 21 Feb 1894
Last Edited29 Mar 2004
Birth*5 October 1890Edward was born on 5 October 1890 at First District, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Edward P. Thornton, born 5 Nov 1890, the son of John Thos. (oysterman) & Comfort Thornton. His father gave the information. His tombstone shows 5 Oct 1890..1 
Death*20 April 1940Edward died on 20 April 1940 at age 49.2 
Burial*His body was interred at Greenwood Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as Edward T. Thornton, 5 Oct 1890 - 20 Apr 1940, who is buried next to John N. Thornton..2 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Elmer L. Thornton1

M, b. 24 April 1888
FatherSylvester Lee Thornton b. 28 Jan 1865, d. 16 Feb 1910
MotherFlorence E. Chesser b. 20 Jun 1864, d. 10 Dec 1895
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*24 April 1888Elmer was born on 24 April 1888 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Elmer L. Thornton, the son of Sylvester L. (farmer) & Florence Thornton. His mother gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

Elsie Thornton1

F, b. 24 August 1896
FatherWilliam P. Thornton Jr. b. c 1861
MotherMary E. Melvin b. 18 Sep 1865, d. 19 Jan 1918
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*24 August 1896Elsie was born on 24 August 1896 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Elsie Thornton, the daughter of Wm. P. (oysterman) & Mary E. Thornton. Her father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

G. Thornton1

M, b. 12 November 1890
FatherLemuel Y. Thornton b. 1 Mar 1857, d. 27 Mar 1930
MotherHarriet Frances Tindall b. 18 Feb 1857, d. 16 May 1933
ChartsDescendants of Henry Williams (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*12 November 1890G. was born on 12 November 1890 at First District, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as G. Thornton, the son of Lemuel Y. (farmer) & Harriet F. Thornton. His father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

George T. Thornton1

M, b. August 1887
FatherJohn Thomas Thornton b. 27 Jan 1854, d. 17 May 1920
MotherElizabeth Comfort Andrews b. 5 Jul 1857, d. 21 Feb 1894
Last Edited29 Mar 2004
Birth*August 1887George was born in August 1887 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as George Thornton, the son of John T. (oysterman) & Comfort Thornton. His father gave the information..1 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

George Thomas Thornton1,2

M, b. 14 February 1888, d. 7 November 1957
FatherJohn Thomas Thornton b. 27 Jan 1854, d. 17 May 1920
MotherElizabeth Comfort Andrews b. 5 Jul 1857, d. 21 Feb 1894
Last Edited30 Mar 2004
Birth*14 February 1888George was born on 14 February 1888 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as George Thos. Thornton, the son of John Thos. (oysterman) & Comfort Thornton. His father gave the information.. 
Marriage*15 March 1908He married Mannie A. Hopkins, daughter of George H. Hopkins and Jane Birch, on 15 March 1908 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as George T. Thornton, a 20 year old oysterman, the son of John T. & Comfort Thornton and she was shown as Manie Hopkins, age 18, the daughter of George H. & Jane Hopkins..2 
Death*7 November 1957George died on 7 November 1957 at age 69.3 
Burial*His body was interred at Greenwood Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as George T. Thornton, 1888-1957, who is buried next to Mannie A. Thornton..4 

Family

Mannie A. Hopkins b. 27 Sep 1889, d. 7 Apr 1974
Children 1.Thelma Thornton b. c 1912
 2.Annie Thornton b. c 1914
 3.Elmira Thornton b. 1917
 4.Emma Thornton+ b. c 1920
 5.Georgia Thornton b. c 1922

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  3. [S809] Dr. William S. Burton, to M.K. Miles.
  4. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Harriet Thornton1

F, b. 2 October 1888
FatherNoah P. Thornton Sr. b. c 1858, d. 7 Aug 1889
MotherElizabeth 'Lizzie' (-----) b. c 1860
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*2 October 1888Harriet was born on 2 October 1888 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Harriet Thornton, the daughter of Noah (oysterman) & Elizabeth Thornton. Her mother gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

Harriet M. 'Hattie' Thornton1

F, b. 7 January 1890
FatherSylvester Lee Thornton b. 28 Jan 1865, d. 16 Feb 1910
MotherFlorence E. Chesser b. 20 Jun 1864, d. 10 Dec 1895
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock) (#2)
Descendants of John Parramore (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited30 Mar 2004
Birth*7 January 1890Harriet was born on 7 January 1890 at First District, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Harriet M. Thornton, the daughter of Sylvester L. (farmer) & Florence Thornton.. 
Marriage*29 April 1906She married George D. Nock, son of Jackson L. Nock and May (-----), on 29 April 1906 at Mappsville, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as George D. Nock, a 22 year old mason, the son of Jackson L. & May Nock and she was shown as Hattie M. Thornton, age 17, the daughter of Sylvester L. & Florence Thornton..2 
Married Name29 April 1906 As of 29 April 1906,her married name was Nock. 

Family

George D. Nock b. c 1884

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.

Herbert F. Thornton1

M, b. 6 April 1893
FatherAlfred Thomas Thornton b. 1855, d. 1925
MotherAlice D. Ewell b. 1857, d. 1901
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*6 April 1893Herbert was born on 6 April 1893 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Herbert F. Thornton, the son of A.T. (farmer) & Alice D. Thornton. His father gave the infomation..1 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

Joseph S. Thornton1

M, b. 16 April 1896
FatherBenjamin P. Thornton b. c 1860
MotherArena Jane 'Sarena' Thornton b. c 1860
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*16 April 1896Joseph was born on 16 April 1896 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Joseph S. Thornton, the son of Benj. P. (oysterman) & Sarena Jane Thornton. His mother gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

Laura M. Thornton1,2

F, b. 26 October 1887
FatherWilliam P. Thornton Jr. b. c 1861
MotherMary E. Melvin b. 18 Sep 1865, d. 19 Jan 1918
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*26 October 1887Laura was born on 26 October 1887 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Laura M. Thornton, the daughter of Wm. P. (oysterman) & Mary Thornton. Her mother gave the infomation.. 
Marriage*1 September 1903She married Eba Birch, son of David H. Birch and Mary (-----), on 1 September 1903 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Eba Birch, a 21 year old oysterman, the son of David H. & Mary Birch and she was shown as Laura M. Thornton, age 17, the daughter of William P. & Mary Thornton..2 
Married Name1 September 1903 As of 1 September 1903,her married name was Birch. 

Family

Eba Birch b. c 1882

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.

Henry Lee Thornton1

M, b. 2 October 1893
FatherJames W. Thornton Jr. b. 7 Apr 1871, d. 28 Jul 1941
MotherJulia M. Russell b. 15 Jan 1877, d. 24 Jan 1961
Last Edited2 Apr 2004
Birth*2 October 1893Henry was born on 2 October 1893 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Lee Thornton, the son of James Jr. (oysterman) & Julia Thornton. His father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

Charlotte D. 'Lottie' Thornton1

F, b. 22 January 1896
FatherJames W. Thornton Jr. b. 7 Apr 1871, d. 28 Jul 1941
MotherJulia M. Russell b. 15 Jan 1877, d. 24 Jan 1961
Last Edited2 Apr 2004
Birth*22 January 1896Charlotte was born on 22 January 1896 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Lottie D. Thornton, the daughter of Jas. Junior (oysterman) & Julia Thornton. Her mother gave the information.. 
Marriage*circa 1925She married Charlie W. Collins circa 1925.2,3 
Married Namecirca 1925 As of circa 1925,her married name was Collins. 
Burial*Her body was interred at Red Mens Cem, Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA.3 

Family

Charlie W. Collins b. 1890, d. 1956

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S806] Thornton Family Files, Thornton Papers.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Martha Jane Thornton1

F, b. 30 December 1894, d. 1958
FatherJames E.L. Thornton b. 6 Feb 1875, d. 1941
MotherSarah C. Jenkins b. 1876, d. 1965
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited30 Mar 2004
Birth*30 December 1894Martha was born on 30 December 1894 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Martha J. Thornton, the daughter of Jas. L. (farmer) & Sarah C. Thornton. Her grandmother Mrs. Mary Thornton gave the information.. 
Marriage*24 March 1917She married John Tom Justice, son of William M. Justice and Sarah T. (-----), on 24 March 1917 at Bloxom, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as John T. Justis, a 25 year old farmer, the son of William M....... & Lidia S. Justis and she was shown as Martha J. Thornton, age 22, the daughter of James L. & Lidia S. Thornton..2 
Married Name24 March 1917 As of 24 March 1917,her married name was Justice. 
Death*1958Martha died in 1958.3 
Burial*Her body was interred at Parksley Cem, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Martha Jane Justice, wife of John Tom Justice..3 

Family

John Tom Justice b. 1891, d. 1938

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  3. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.

Maggie E. (-----)

F, b. circa 1870
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1870Maggie was born circa 1870. 
Marriage*circa 1892She married Samuel W. Thornton, son of James W. Thornton and Matilda Jane Killmon, circa 1892. 
Married Namecirca 1892 As of circa 1892,her married name was Thornton. 

Family

Samuel W. Thornton b. 16 Sep 1870, d. 1935
Child 1.Mary Ethel Thornton b. 12 Oct 1893, d. Feb 1902

Mary Ethel Thornton1

F, b. 12 October 1893, d. February 1902
FatherSamuel W. Thornton b. 16 Sep 1870, d. 1935
MotherMaggie E. (-----) b. c 1870
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*12 October 1893Mary was born on 12 October 1893 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Mary E. Thornton, the daughter of Samuel (farmer) & Maggie E. Thornton. Her father gave the information.. 
Death*February 1902Mary died in February 1902 at age 8. She was shown as a daughter Ethel Thornton in her obituary of this date..2 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S768] Compilers Dr. Brooks Miles Barnes & Barry W. Miles, Deaths from Eastern Shore Virginia Newspapers (from 30 Jun 1881 to 31 Dec 1912), Pen. Ent. 22 Feb 1902 issue.

Mollie Thornton1

F, b. 23 June 1893
FatherJohn Henry Thornton b. c 1864
MotherSerena Ellen 'Ella' Taylor b. c 1861
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*23 June 1893Mollie was born on 23 June 1893 at Atlantic Dist, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Mollie Thornton, the daughter of Jno. W. (oysterman) & Ella Thornton. Her mother gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

Morrell G. Thornton1

M, b. 25 January 1896
FatherAlfred Thomas Thornton b. 1855, d. 1925
MotherAlice D. Ewell b. 1857, d. 1901
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*25 January 1896Morrell was born on 25 January 1896 at Bloxom, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Morrell G. Thornton, the son of Alfred T. (farmer) & Alice L. Thornton. His father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

Nancy C. Thornton1

F, b. 25 September 1892, d. 12 February 1935
FatherMiles B. Thornton Sr. b. 18 Nov 1838, d. 1 Feb 1920
MotherMaggie E. Bennett b. c 1858
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited19 Jul 2018
Birth*25 September 1892Nancy was born on 25 September 1892 at Chincoteague, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Nancy P. Thornton, the daughter of Miles B. (oysterman) & Maggie E. Thornton. Her father gave the information. (NOTE: Find A Grave shows 25 Aug 1892.) 
Marriage*24 December 1907She married Southey Mitchell Bell, son of James Wilmore Bell and Theodocia Ward, on 24 December 1907 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Southey M. Bell, a 26 year old oyster planter, the son of James W. & Sherdassin(?) Bell and she was shown as Nancy C. Thornton, age 16, the daughter of Miles B. & Maggie E. Thornton..2 
Married Name24 December 1907 As of 24 December 1907,her married name was Bell. 
Census w/fath-in-law1910Nancy was listed with her father-in-law in the census of 1910 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. The household was headed by James W. Bell, a 59 oyster planter. Listed with him were Doskia Bell, a 53 year old wife; Wilmer F. Bell, a 33 year old son; Southy M. Bell, a 28 year old son; Nancy C. Bell, a 17 year old daughter-in-law; Lottie Bell, a 19 year old daughter-in-law; Leonard K. Bell, a 19 year old son; and Edna B. Bell, a 0 year old granddaughter.3 
Census w/fath-in-law*21 January 1920Nancy was listed with her father-in-law in the census of 21 January 1920 at Wachapreague, Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#17 was headed by James W. Bell, age 67 year olds & retired. Listed with him were the following Bells: Theodosia, a 62 year old wife; Wilmer F., a 41 year old son and automobile machinist; Southey, a 36 year old waterman on an oyster boat; Lottie, 37 year old daughter-in-law (born in NY); Carl W., a 5 year old grandson; Gilbert A., a 3 year old grandson; Lester H., a 2 year old grandson; Nancy, a 28 year old daughter-in-law; Edna B., a 10 year old granddaughter; Milford N., a 7 year old grandson; Rodman, a 3 yea rold granson; Charlie M., a 1 year old grandson; and Mary, a 19 year old granddaughter, born in VA (her father was born in VA & her mother in MD).4 
Death*12 February 1935She died on 12 February 1935 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 42.5 
Burial*Nancy was buried at Belle Haven Cemetery, Accomack Co, VA.5 

Family

Southey Mitchell Bell b. 5 May 1881, d. 30 Jan 1949
Marriage*24 December 1907She married Southey Mitchell Bell, son of James Wilmore Bell and Theodocia Ward, on 24 December 1907 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Southey M. Bell, a 26 year old oyster planter, the son of James W. & Sherdassin(?) Bell and she was shown as Nancy C. Thornton, age 16, the daughter of Miles B. & Maggie E. Thornton..2 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1920 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  5. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 163036663 (Nancy Thornton Bell).

Noah Thornton1

M, b. 8 October 1889
FatherNoah P. Thornton Sr. b. c 1858, d. 7 Aug 1889
MotherElizabeth 'Lizzie' (-----) b. c 1860
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*8 October 1889Noah was born on 8 October 1889 at First District, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Noah Thornton, the son of Noah (oysterman) & Elizabeth. His grandmother Elizabeth Chericks gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

Elizabeth Cherricks1

F, b. circa 1830
FatherWilliam Cherricks b. c 1805
MotherMary (-----) b. c 1808
Last Edited20 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1830Elizabeth was born circa 1830 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Census w/mother*1850Elizabeth was listed with her mother in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Elizabeth Cherricks, age 20 in HH#57 headed by Purnell Watson, a 40 year old sailor. Also in this household was Mary Watson, age 42, apparently her mother..1 

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.

(son_of_John.H.) Thornton1

M, b. January 1890, d. 25 January 1890
FatherJohn Henry Thornton b. c 1864
MotherSerena Ellen 'Ella' Taylor b. c 1861
Last Edited8 Apr 2004
Birth*January 1890(son_of_John.H.) was born in January 1890 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as an unnamed Thornton, a son of John H. of W. (oysterman) & Soprona Ella Thornton. His mother gave the information..1 
Death*25 January 1890(son_of_John.H.) died on 25 January 1890 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as an unnamed Thornton, who died of la grippe at the age of 21 days. He was the son of John H. of W. and Sopronia Thornton. Born in Acc Co. His mother gave the information..2 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  2. [S569] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Death Register, 1853-1896.

(dau_of_James.H.) Thornton1

F, b. 30 March 1887
FatherJames Henry Thornton b. c 1859
MotherElisha A. Simpson b. 22 Jul 1866, d. 19 Jun 1921
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*30 March 1887(dau_of_James.H.) was born on 30 March 1887 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as an unnamed Thornton, the daughter of James H. (oysterman) & Eleshea Thornton. Her mother gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

(son_of_John.W.) Thornton1

M, b. 28 December 1888
FatherJohn William Thornton b. 1859, d. 1935
MotherSallie A. Matthews b. 1861, d. Jun 1898
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*28 December 1888(son_of_John.W.) was born on 28 December 1888 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as an unnamed Thornton, the son of John W. (farmer) & Sally A. Thornton. His mother gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

(son_of_Miles.B.) Thornton1

M, b. 25 November 1889
FatherMiles B. Thornton Sr. b. 18 Nov 1838, d. 1 Feb 1920
MotherMaggie E. Bennett b. c 1858
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*25 November 1889(son_of_Miles.B.) was born on 25 November 1889 at First District, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as an unnamed Thornton, deadborn, the son of Miles B. (oysterman) & Maggie Thornton. His mother gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

(dau_of_Miles.B.) Thornton1

F, b. 29 January 1890
FatherMiles B. Thornton Sr. b. 18 Nov 1838, d. 1 Feb 1920
MotherMaggie E. Bennett b. c 1858
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*29 January 1890(dau_of_Miles.B.) was born on 29 January 1890 at First District, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as an unnamed Thornton, deadborn, the daughter of Miles B. (oysterman) & Maggie E. Thornton. Her father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

(dau_of_J.W.) Thornton1

F, b. 16 October 1891
FatherJohn William Thornton b. 1859, d. 1935
MotherSallie A. Matthews b. 1861, d. Jun 1898
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*16 October 1891(dau_of_J.W.) was born on 16 October 1891 at Atlantic Dist, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as an unnamed Thornton, the daughter of J.W. (carpenter) & Sally T. Thornton. Her father gave in the information..1 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

(dau_of_L.J.) Thornton1

F, b. 28 December 1892
FatherLewis J. Thornton b. 1862, d. 1946
MotherFrancis 'Fanny' Taylor b. 1870, d. 1943
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of William Burton (Gentleman, Metompkin)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*28 December 1892(dau_of_L.J.) was born on 28 December 1892 at Atlantic Dist, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as an unnamed Thornton, the daughter of L.J. (farmer) & Frances Thornton. Her father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

(dau_of_Lemuel) Thornton1

F, b. 22 November 1893
FatherLemuel Y. Thornton b. 1 Mar 1857, d. 27 Mar 1930
MotherHarriet Frances Tindall b. 18 Feb 1857, d. 16 May 1933
ChartsDescendants of Henry Williams (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*22 November 1893(dau_of_Lemuel) was born on 22 November 1893 at Atlantic Dist, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as an unnamed Thornton, the daughter of Lemuel Y. (farmer) & Harriet F. Thornton. Her father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

(dau_of_Lewis) Thornton1

F, b. 29 May 1895
FatherLewis J. Thornton b. 1862, d. 1946
MotherFrancis 'Fanny' Taylor b. 1870, d. 1943
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of William Burton (Gentleman, Metompkin)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Mar 2004
Birth*29 May 1895(dau_of_Lewis) was born on 29 May 1895 at Atlantic Dist, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as an unnamed Thornton, the daughter of Louis (farmer) & Fanny Thornton. Her father gave the information.. 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.