Ruth THORNTON

Ruth THORNTON

Female 1878 - 1911  (32 years)

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  • Name Ruth THORNTON 
    Born 6 Aug 1878  , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    Census 30 Jun 1880  Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1) Riley Thornton,head, male, white, age 54, married, born in Ohio, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Ohio, farmer.
      2) Mary Thornton, wife, female, white, age 34, born in Indiana, both parents born in Ohio.
      3) John Thornton, son, male, white, age 16, single, attended scool, born in Iowa, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana.
      4) Milton Reynolds, son, male, age 17, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina, unemployed laborer.
      5) Eliza Reynolds, daughter, female, single, age 14, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina.
      6) Laura B. Reynolds, daughter, female, age 12, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana,mother born in North Carolina.
      7) William Reynolds, son, male, age 7, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina.
      8) T. Reynolds, son, age 7, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina.
      9) Irena Reynolds, daughter, age 4, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina.
      10) Peter Thornton, son, age 14, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina.
      11) Ada Thorngon, daughter, age 11, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina.
      12) Ruth Thornton, daughter, age 1, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina.
    • Role: Household Member
    1880 census
    1880 census
    Descendant Interest MEDIUM 
    Name Ruth West  [4
    _FSFTID 2DXT-8V5 
    _UID FE23D1FA73DB4BDF97581BCCDD63A7B6D7FE 
    Died 3 May 1911  , Lucas, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6, 7
    Person ID I3870  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 Mary WINSLOW,   b. 13 Jan 1845, Grant, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1913, Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 3 May 1877  Story, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    • She was married previously to Jonathan Reynolds, who died January 1875 and brought six children from that marriage to this union
    Thornton Riley Mary
    Thornton Riley Mary
    Riley Thornton and Mary Windsor Thornton
    Census 30 Jun 1880  Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 12 Jun 1900  Green Bay, Clarke, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F1348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward Josephus WEST,   b. 11 Nov 1877, Douglas, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1955, Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1904  Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1697  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Aug 1878 - , Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 30 Jun 1880 - Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Feb 1904 - Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S378] 1900 Census IA Clarke County, TMG Src#: 416., R.H. Thornotn (Reliability: 3).

    2. [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 Ruth Thornton, person ID 2DXT-8V5. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S863] Iowa, Polk County - 1880 - U.S. Census, Iowa, County, (http://Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), T9, roll 360, Douglas, enumeration district (ED) 171, p. 516D, dwelling 214, family 214 (Reliability: 3).
      Riley Thornton,head, male, white, age 54, married, born in Ohio, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Ohio, farmer; Mary Thornton, wife, female, white, age 34, born in Indiana, both parents born in Ohio; John Thornton, son, male, white, age 16, single, attended scool, born in Iowa, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana; Milton Reynolds, son, male, age 17, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina, unemployed laborer; Eliza Reynolds, daughter, female, single, age 14, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina; Laura B. Reynolds, daughter, female, age 12, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana,mother born in North Carolina; William Reynolds, son, male, age 7, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina; T. Reynolds, son, age 7, born in Iowa, fatehr born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina; Irena Reynolds, daughter, age 4, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina; Peter Thornton, son, age 14, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina; Ada Thorngon, daughter, age 11, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina; Ruth Thornton, daughter, age 1, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina.

    4. [S384] Sentinel, (May 15, 1913), Mary Winslow Thornton.

    5. [S384] Sentinel, (May 15, 1913), Mary Winslow Thornton., "Mrs. Ruth West, deceased" (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S385] The Democrat, Clarence Thornton.

    7. [S386] The Democrat, Clarence Thornton.

    8. [S378] 1900 Census IA Clarke County, TMG Src#: 416., R.H. Thornotn (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S421] Polk County Iowa Marriages Book 1, Compiler: Pioneer Sons & Daughters Genealogical Society, (Iowa Genealogical Society, Des Moines, Iowa, 1873), TMG Src#: 458.

    10. [S382] 1880 Census IA Polk Co, TMG Src#: 420., Riley Thornton (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S378] 1900 Census IA Clarke County, TMG Src#: 416., R.H. Thornton (Reliability: 3).


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