Franklin Delaware THORNTON

Franklin Delaware THORNTON

Male 1856 - 1928  (72 years)

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  • Name Franklin Delaware THORNTON  [1
    Born 27 May 1856  , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    Census 30 Jun 1860  Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 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
    1860 Census
    1860 Census
    Census 1 Aug 1870  Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • 1) N. Thornton, head, farmer, male, white, age 71, value of real estate $6,000, born in North Carolina.
      2) Jemima Thornton, female, white, age 54, born in Ohio.
      3) Frank, white male, age 14, born in Iowa.
    • Role: Household Member
    1870 Census
    1870 Census
    Descendant Interest MEDIUM 
    Name Franklin Wilburforce Thornton  [1
    _UID 8078E82A2A164B2BB7AB9A766BCA668B58E5 
    Died 22 Dec 1928  Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Altadena, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    2400 N. Fair Oaks Avenue
    Altadena, California 91001
    626-794-7133
    http://www.mtn-view.com/ 
    Person ID I1812  Our Blended Family
    Last Modified 4 May 2017 

    Father Nathan THORNTON,   b. 25 Apr 1799, Bush River, Newberry, South 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 Jemima PEARSON,   b. 20 Jun 1814,   d. 18 Mar 1882, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1854  , Story, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 30 Jun 1860  Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Nathan Thornton, male, 66 years old, born in North Carolina, with real estate owned valued at $4,000 and personal estate valued at $700
    Family ID F698  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 May 1856 - , Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 30 Jun 1860 - Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Aug 1870 - Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Dec 1928 - Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • In the 1900 United States Federal Census, 44 yr. old Franklin W. Thornton, a divorced photographer, b. May 1856 in IA., was an inmate at San Quentin California State Prison, Marin, CA.

      According to San Quentin Prison records, Franklin W. Thornton, a photographer, b. in IA., was incarcerated beginning on Oct. 14, 1899 for a period of three years for embezzlement. He was described as 5'9 1/8" tall, with a medium fair complexion, gray blue eyes and chestnut hair. He was discharged on Feb. 3, 1902.

      In the 1910 United States Federal Census, 53 yr. old Franklin W. Thornton, a watchman at a dry goods store, b. in IA., was divorced and lodging in Los Angeles Assembly District 74, Los Angeles, CA.
      Franklin's father was b. in NC. and his mother in OH.

      In the 1920 United States Federal Census, 63 yr. old widower, Frank W. Thornton, a watchman in a factory, b. in IA., was lodging in Chicago Ward 6, Cook (Chicago), IL. with
      24 yr. old daughter, Helen E. Thornton, a piano teacher, b. in IA. Helen was single.
      Franklin's father was b. in NC. and his mother in OH.
      [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1065] Find A Grave NEW, (http://www.findagrave.com: 2016), accessed 4 May 2017, Franklin Wilburforce Thornton, 133377923. (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).
      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. [S1065] Find A Grave NEW, (http://www.findagrave.com: 2016), accessed 4 May 2017, William Thornton, 114182860. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S858] Iowa, Polk County - 1870 - U.S. Census, Iowa, Polk County, (http://Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 209), M593, roll 415, Douglas Township, p. 303A, dwelling 71, family 72, Nathan Thornton household (Reliability: 3).
      N. Thornton, head, farmer, male, white, age 71, value of real estate $6,000, born in North Carolina; Jemima Thornton, female, white, age 54, born in Ohio; Frank, white male, age 14, born in Iowa.

    5. [S859] Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809-1992, Ancestry.com, ((http://www.Ancestry.com : 2014)), accessed 20 Mar 2016), Nathan Thornton. (Reliability: 3).
      Nathan Thornton, male, marriage date 6 Oct 1854, marriage place Story, Iowa, spouse Jamiah Person, FHL Film Number 1403711.

    6. [S310] Iowa, Polk County - 1860 - U.S. census, TMG Src#: 350., Nathan Thornton (Reliability: 0).


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