William THORNTON

William THORNTON

Male 1842 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name William THORNTON 
    Born 7 Apr 1842  Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    Census 17 Sep 1850  , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 1) Nathan Thornton, farmer, age 51, birthplace North Carolina, value of real estate $2500.
      2) Charity Thornton, age 45, birthplace South Carolina.
      3) Newton Thornton, age 18, birthplace Illinois.
      4) Anne Thornton, age 13, birthplace Illinois.
      5) Jane Thornton, age 11, birthplace Illinois.
      6) William Thornton, age 8, birthplace Illinois.
      7) Thomas F. Thornton, age 5, birthplace Illinois.
    • Role: Household Member
    Census 17 Sep 1850  , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 1) Nathan Thornton, farmer, age 51, birthplace North Carolina, value of real estate $2500.
      2) Charity Thornton, age 45, birthplace South Carolina.
      3) Newton Thornton, age 18, birthplace Illinois.
      4) Anne Thornton, age 13, birthplace Illinois.
      5) Jane Thornton, age 11, birthplace Illinois.
      6) William Thornton, age 8, birthplace Illinois.
      7) Thomas F. Thornton, age 5, birthplace Illinois.
    • Role: Household Member
    1850 Census
    1850 Census
    Census 30 Jun 1860  Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1) Nathan Thornton, head, male, age 60, value of real estate $4,000, birth place North Carolina.
      2) J. Thornton, wife, age 40, birth place Indiana.
      3) Jane Thornton, age 19, birth place Illinois.
      4) W. Thornton, male, age 18, birth place Illinois, working as farm hand.
      5) J. Thornton, male, age 15, birth place Illinois, working as a farm hand.
      6) F.W. Thornton, male, age 4, birth place Iowa.
    • Role: Household Member
    Census 30 Jun 1860  Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1) Nathan Thornton, head, male, age 60, value of real estate $4,000, birth place North Carolina.
      2) J. Thornton, wife, age 40, birth place Indiana.
      3) Jane Thornton, age 19, birth place Illinois.
      4) W. Thornton, male, age 18, birth place Illinois, working as farm hand.
      5) J. Thornton, male, age 15, birth place Illinois, working as a farm hand.
      6) F.W. Thornton, male, age 4, birth place Iowa.
    • Role: Household Member
    THORNTON, NATHAN and RILEY - 1860 US Census.jpg
    1860 Census
    Descendant Interest MEDIUM 
    _UID E22C1C41BCC84A4DA8032D94DD51B6CCA270 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I1807  Our Blended Family
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2011 

    Father Nathan THORNTON,   b. 25 Apr 1799, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1878, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Charity COOK,   b. 15 Mar 1805, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1853, Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1821  Liberty, Union, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Nathan and Charity were second cousins. His father and Charity's mother were first cousins
    Census 17 Sep 1850  Fort Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F1590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 M.F. BONDURANT,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Jan 1866 
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F703  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Madelyn ROCK,   b. Abt 1847,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 24 Jan 1914  [7
    • Second marriage.
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Apr 1842 - Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S855] Iowa, Polk County - 1850 - U.S. Census, Iowa, Polk, (http://www.Ancestry.cin: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), M432, roll 188, p. 61A, dwelling 134, family 759, Nathan Thornton household (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S857] Iowa, Polk County - 1860 - U.S. census, Iowa, Polk County, (http://www.Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), M653, roll 338, Douglas, p. 111, dwelling 815, family 721, Nathan Thornton household (Reliability: 3), 20 Mar 2016.
      Nathan Thornton, head, male, age 60, value of real estate $4,000, birth place North Carolina; J. Thornton, wife, age 40, birth place Indiana; Jane Thornton, age 19, birth place Illinois; W. Thornton, male, age 18, birth place Illinois, working as farm hand; J. Thornton, male, age 15, birth place Illinois, working as a farm hand; F.W. Thornton, male, age 4, birth place Iowa.

    3. [S857] Iowa, Polk County - 1860 - U.S. census, Iowa, Polk County, (http://www.Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), M653, roll 338, Douglas, p. 111, dwelling 815, family 721, Nathan Thornton household (Reliability: 3).
      Nathan Thornton, head, male, age 60, value of real estate $4,000, birth place North Carolina; J. Thornton, wife, age 40, birth place Indiana; Jane Thornton, age 19, birth place Illinois; W. Thornton, male, age 18, birth place Illinois, working as farm hand; J. Thornton, male, age 15, birth place Illinois, working as a farm hand; F.W. Thornton, male, age 4, birth place Iowa.

    4. [S243] Ancestoral chart of Martin Lut, TMG Src#: 286.

    5. [S522] Indiana, Compiled Marriages, 1802-1892, Compiler: Jordan Dodd, ((Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2004)), TMG Src#: 554.

    6. [S710] 1850 Census Thornton Nathan, (17 Sep 1850), TMG Src#: 735.

    7. [S62] Polk County Marriages 1846-1866, Compiler: Pioneer Sons & Daughters Genealogical Society, (Iowa Genealogical Society, Des Moines, Iowa, 1983), TMG Src#: 108., Volume 16, page 262 (Reliability: 0).


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