Riley George THORNTON

Riley George THORNTON

Male 1883 - 1956  (72 years)

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  • Name Riley George THORNTON 
    Born 24 Mar 1883  Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Tombstone says 1882
    Gender Male 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    Descendant Interest MEDIUM 
    _FSFTID KHV5-WJG 
    _UID 367CE39DE0044B148D63B4E913187BE088A1 
    Died 29 Feb 1956  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • ||His death was the result of pneumonia. Riley and Etta had no children
    Buried Greenwood Friends Cemetery, Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4543  Our Blended Family
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 

    Father Martin Luther THORNTON,   b. 11 Apr 1855, , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1912, , Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Ann JONES,   b. 25 Jan 1855,   d. 10 Feb 1918, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1877  Grant Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Census 15 Jun 1880  Walnut Township, Jewell, Kansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • living in household of Harvey Chubbick
    Census 2 Jun 1900  Lee Township, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 15 Apr 1910  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Etta PICKETT,   b. 1877, Randolph, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1941  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1915  Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F716  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Mar 1883 - Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jul 1915 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Feb 1956 - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greenwood Friends Cemetery, Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S316] 1900 Census Polk Co IA, TMG Src#: 356., M.L. Thornton (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S65] Hamilton-Records, Des Moines, TMG Src#: 110.

    3. [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 Riley George Thornton, person ID KHV5-WJG. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S63] Polk County, Cemetery Records.

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

    6. [S841] Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1809-1992, Ancestry.com, ((http://www.Ancestry.com)), accessed 6 Feb 2016), Rebecca Martin to Martin L. Thornton. (Reliability: 3).
      Rebecca Martin, female. Spouse Martin L. Thornton. Marriage Date 29 November 1877. County Polk. State Iowa. Household Members Martin L. Thornton (no age) and Rebecca Martin (no age).

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


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