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John Elbin Thornton

Male 1875 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John Elbin Thornton 
    Born Mar 1875  West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I70492  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2009 

    Father Daniel Thornton,   b. Jan 1850, Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1900 and 1910  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth L Coleman,   b. Feb 1852, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 15 Jun 1873  Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 6/15/1873
      Place: Putnam, West Virginia, United States
      Daniel Thornton, 23, Putnam, Putnam
      Elizabeth Coleman, 21, Jackson, Putnam

      1880 Union, Putnam, WV # 31
      Thornton, Daniel 30 VA VA VA
      Elizabeth 24 VA VA VA
      John A 6 WV
      Addison 4/12 Feb
      Theota 4
      Laurilla 3
      Jane 2

      1900 Union, Putnam, WV #178-185 all WVWVWV
      Thornton, Daniel 1/1850 m 25y
      Elizabeth C 2/1852 m 25y 8-8 children
      Elbin son 3/1875 m 4y
      Addison son 1/1880
      Linny da 11/1883
      Mary A da 5/1889
      Willy son 10/1892
      Linsy son 9/1894
      Liddie M wife 3/1888 m 4y 2-1 child
      Ida M da 7/1898

      1910 Union, Putna, WV # 72-75 all WVWVWV
      Thornton, Elizabeth 58 wd 8-8 children
      Addison son 27 s
      William 17
      Alice da 19
      Lindsey son 15

      Mary Alice's birth record shows her parents as D & Catherine.
    Family ID F18780  Group Sheet

    Family Lydia Margaret Casto,   b. Mar 1881, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Dec 1896  Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 12/17/1896
      Place: Putnam, West Virginia, United States
      John Elbum Thornton, 22, Putnam, {Putnam
      Lydia Margaret Casto, 16, Putnam, Putnam
      informant - Enoch Casto

      1900 Union, Putnam, WV #178-185 all WVWVWV
      Thornton, Daniel 1/1850 m 25y
      Elizabeth C 2/1852 m 25y 8-8 children
      Elbin son 3/1875 m 4y
      Addison son 1/1880
      Linny da 11/1883
      Mary A da 5/1889
      Willy son 10/1892
      Linsy son 9/1894
      Liddie M wife 3/1888 m 4y 2-1 child
      Ida M da 7/1898

      1910 Union, Putnam, WV # 73-76
      Thornton, Elben 36 m1- 13y
      Maggie 28 m1- 13y 4-3 children
      Ida M da 11
      Lola B da 9
      Jonah son 5
    Children 
     1. Lola B Thornton
     2. Jonah Thornton,   b. CA 1906, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ida M Thornton,   b. Jul 1898, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F18785  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Census.

    2. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.