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Joseph W. Thornton

Joseph W. Thornton

Male 1865 - Aft 1930  (~ 66 years)

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  • Name Joseph W. Thornton 
    Born Dec 1865  , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1930  of, Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I118103  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father David Thornton,   b. Abt 1835, , , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Ellen,   b. Abt 1835, , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F46368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eliza Whipple,   b. Abt 1867, , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1910 and 1920, prob, , Posey, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1888  , Posey, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ella Thornton,   b. Sep 1889, , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alma G. Thornton,   b. Mar 1891, , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elmer Thornton,   b. 3 Nov 1892, Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. poss of, Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Dollie M. Thornton,   b. Nov 1893, , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Grace G. "Gracie" Thornton,   b. Dec 1895, , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Elva Thornton,   b. 12 Nov 1899, , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1974, prob, Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Joshua "Josh" Thornton,   b. 4 Feb 1901, , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1966, prob, Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +8. Eugene Thornton,   b. Abt 1902, , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F40112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alice M.,   b. Abt 1876 
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F46367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Dec 1865 - , , Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1888 - , Posey, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 1930 - of, Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 8 Feb 2008. Cites the Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941: "Eliza Whipple {97967} and Joseph Thornton were married 1 Mar 1888 in Posey Co., IN."

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 8 Feb 2008. Cites/notes the following:
      • Sept. 3, 1870 Census Black, Posey, IN p.232
        • Thornton, David 35 b. OH {abt 1835} father of Joseph Thornton
        • Thornton, Ellen 35 b. IN {abt 1835} mother of Joseph Thornton
        • Thornton, Joseph W. 7 b. IN husband of Eliza Whipple {97967}
      • June 3, 1880 Census Black, Posey, IN p.69
        • head - Thornton, Ellen 47 b. IN parents b. KY, widow
        • son - Thornton, Joseph W. farm laborer 17 b. IN parents b. IN
      • June 5, 1900 Census Black, Posey, IN p.32
        • Thornton, Joseph W. 34 farm laborer b. IN Dec. 1865
        • Thornton, Eliza {97967} 30 b. IN Jan. 1870 mar. 11 yrs., 7/6 children
        • Thornton, Ella 10 b. IN Sept. 1889
        • Thornton, Alma G. 9 b. IN March 1891
        • Thornton, Elmer 7 b. IN Nov. 1892 {see also WWI below}
        • Thornton, Dolly M. 6 b. IN Nov. 1893
        • Thornton, Gracie G. 4 b. IN Dec. 1895
        • Thornton, Elva 6/12 b. IN Nov. 1899 {see SSDI below}
      • April 18, 1910 Census, Black, Posey, IN p.31
        • Thornton, Joseph 45 farmer b. IN
        • Thornton, Eliza {97967} 40 b. IN mar. 22 yrs., 8/8 children
        • Thornton, Ella 20 single 2/2 children
        • Thornton, Alma 19 b. IN
        • Thornton, Elmer 17 b. IN farm laborer
        • Thornton, Dollie 16 b. IN
        • Thornton, Grace 14 b. IN
        • Thornton, Elva 10 b. IN
        • Thornton, Josh 9 b. IN {see SSDI below}
        • Thornton, Eugene 8 b. IN {abt 1902}
        • grson - Thornton, Harold 3 b. IN abt 1907 {son of Ella}
        • grson - Thornton, Norman 1 b. IN abt 1909 {son of Ella} see SSDI & WA DI below
      • Jan. 13, 1920 Census Mt. Vernon Ward 3, Posey, IN p.151
        • Thornton, Joseph 60 laborer b. IN widower
        • Thornton, Joshua soldier 20 b. IN
        • Thornton, Eugene laborer 18 b. IN
      • 1930 Census, Mount Vernon, Posey, IN p.2A roll 623
        • Thornton, Joseph W. 66 b. IN
        • wife - Thornton, Alice M. 54 {b. abt 1876}


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