Richard Golden THORNTON

Richard Golden THORNTON

Male 1853 - 1933  (~ 80 years)

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  • Name Richard Golden THORNTON 
    Born Mar 1853  Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    Census 1856  Delaware, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1) Riley H. Thornton, male, age 30, married, born in Ohio, resident in state for ten years, farmer, native voter, militia, and owns land.
      2) Rachael Thornton, age 30, born in Illinois, married, resident of state for ten years.
      3) Nathan Thornton, male, age 10, born in Illinois; Charity Thornton, female, age 8, born in Iowa.
      4) Susanah Thornton, female, age 7, born in Iowa.
      5) George H. Thornton, male, age 5, born in Iowa.
      6) Richard G. Thornton, male, age 3, born in Iowa.
      7) Martin Luther Thornton, male, age 1, born in Iowa.
    • Role: Household Member
    Census 30 Jun 1860  Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1) Riley Thornton, head, male, age 34, value of real estate $3,000, birth place Ohio.
      2) R. Thornton, female, age 34, birth place Illinois.
      3) Nathan Thornton, male, age 15, birth place Illinois.
      4) C. Thornton, female, age 12, birth place Iowa.
      5) S. Thornton, female, age 11, birth place Iowa.
      6) George Thornton, male, age 9, birth place Iowa
      7) R.G. Thornton, male, age 7, birth place Iowa.
      8)( M.L. Thornton, male, age 5, birth place Iowa.
      9) C. Thornton, female, age 3, birth place Iowa.
    • Role: Household Member
    THORNTON, NATHAN and RILEY - 1860 US Census.jpg
    THORNTON, NATHAN and RILEY - 1860 US Census.jpg
    Census 2 Aug 1870  Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) R. Thornton, male, white, age 44, farmer, value of real estate $11.600 and personal property $4,100, born in Ohio.
      2) Rachel, female, white, age 44, born in Illinois.
      2) George, white male, age 19, born in Iowa.
      3) Richard white male, age 17, born in Iowa.
      4) Martin, white male, age 15, born in Iowa.
      5) Clara, white female, age 13, born in Iowa.
      6) Daniel, white male, age 11, born in Iowa.
      7) John, white male, age 6, born in Iowa.
      8) Peter, white male, age 4, born in Iowa/
      9) Ada, white female, age 1, born in Iowa.
    • Role: Household Member
    1870 Census
    1870 Census
    Descendant Interest MEDIUM 
    Residence 1880  Delaware, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1880  Delaware, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1900  Saylor Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1920  Crocker, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    _FSFTID 278W-5G8 
    _UID 9F709AE11A824EEB8802BD12307039FA8B08 
    Died 29 May 1933  Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3782  Our Blended Family
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 

    Father Riley H THORNTON,   b. 1 Nov 1824, Montgomery County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1900, Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Rachel HAWORTH,   b. 1 Jan 1826,   d. 1 Nov 1876, Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1844  , Vermilion, Illinois, United Sttes Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 17 Sep 1850  Fort Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 30 Jun 1860  Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F1584  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sophrena A. COFFIN,   b. Aug 1854, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1903, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1870  Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    Children 
     1. Arthur THORNTON,   b. 2 Dec 1878, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1931, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. William C THORNTON,   b. 3 Jan 1877, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1962, Bettendorf, Scott, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Alice THORNTON,   b. 1873, Greenwood, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Florence THORNTON,   b. 20 Sep 1882, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1971, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Estella THORNTON,   b. 4 Dec 1894, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1973, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jennie Celeste LADD,   b. Aug 1859, Mahoning, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1936, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1909  Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1696  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1853 - Douglas Township, 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 - 2 Aug 1870 - Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1870 - Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1909 - Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 May 1933 - Ankeny, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S21] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 18 Apr 2017), entry for Richard Golden Thornton, person ID 278W-5G8. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S860] Iowa, Polk County - 1856 - State census, Iowa, Polk, (Digital images. 2007. \i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Delaware, p. 647, dwelling 62, family 62, line 10, Riley H. Thornton; (http://www.ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).
      Riley H. Thornton, male, age 30, married, born in Ohio, resident in state for ten years, farmer, native voter, militia, and owns land; Rachael Thornton, age 30, born in Illinois, married, resident of state for ten years; Nathan Thornton, male, age 10, born in Illinois; Charity Thornton, female, age 8, born in Iowa, Susanah Thornton, female, age 7, born in Iowa; George H. Thornton, male, age 5, born in Iowa; Richard G. Thornton, male, age 3, born in Iowa; Martin Luther Thornton, male, age 1, born in 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 814, family 720, Riley Thornton household (Reliability: 3).
      Riley Thornton, head, male, age 34, value of real estate $3,000, birth place Ohio; R. Thornton, female, age 34, birth place Illinois; Nathan Thornton, male, age 15, birth place Illinois; C. Thornton, female, age 12, birth place Iowa; S. Thornton, female, age 11, birth place Iowa; George Thornton, male, age 9, birth place Iowa; R.G. Thornton, male, age 7, birth place Iowa; M.L. Thornton, male, age 5, birth place Iowa; C. Thornton, male, age 3, birth place Iowa.

    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, p. 304B, dwelling 96, family 97, Riley Thornton household (Reliability: 3).
      R. Thornton, male, white, age 44, farmer, value of real estate $11.600 and personal property $4,100, born in Ohio; Rachel, female, white, age 44, born in Illinois; George, white male, age 19, born in Iowa; Richard white male, age 17, born in Iowa; Weston, white male, age 15, born in Iowa; Clara, white female, age 13, born in Iowa; Daniel, white male, age 11, born in Iowa; John, white male, age 6, born in Iowa; Peter, white male, age 4, born in Iowa; and Ada, white female, age 1, born in Iowa.

    5. [S442] Illinois Marriages, Compiler: Jordan Doodd, Liahona Research, (MyFamily.com, Inc, Provo, Utah, 2004), TMG Src#: 477., Vermilion, Illinois; Source Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, microfilm 1298747 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S318] Iowa, Polk County - 1850 - U.S. census, TMG Src#: 358., Riley Thornton (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S709] Iowa, Polk County - 1860 U.S. census Riley Thornton, (30 Jun 1860), TMG Src#: 734.

    8. [S381] Clark County, IA Probate, (11 Dec 1900), TMG Src#: 419.

    9. [S388] Thornton Mary Application for assignment of Dower, Mary Thornton, R.H. Thornton.

    10. [S422] Pok County Iowa Marriages Book B, Compiler: Iowa Genealogical Society, (Iowa Genealogical Society, Des Moines, Iowa, 1983), TMG Src#: 459.


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