I am seeking information on William H. Thornton (Born 1801/02 in VA)- who married 2 times. 2 wives found are a Mary J.-& second a Nancy W.Mary J. ? is mother of all the children. William was born in VA & immigrated to Fayette, Co., TN. All wives were VA born on census records. I need proof that this William H. Thornton's Parents were Thomas Thornton & Anne Fitzhugh. William's siblings (majority) probably stayed in VA.Any information on this William & Parents are appreciated. Thanks, Debby
Children of THOMAS THORNTON and ANNE FITZHUGH are: i. GORDON7 THORNTON, b. Aft. 1795, Caroline Co., VA. ii. SARAH THORNTON, b. Aft. 1795, of Mattipony; m. LEWIS BATTAILE. 2. iii. SUSAN ELIZABETH THORNTON, b. 29 October 1797, Faquier Co., VA; d. 02 February 1875. [iv. WILLIAM THORNTON, b. 1801; d. Aft. 1870.]************ 3. v. ANN HARRIET THORNTON, b. Abt. 1804; d. 1860. 4. vi. ELLEN BANKHEAD THORNTON, b. Abt. 1808. 5. vii. THOMAS GRIFFIN THORNTON II, b. 1815, Caroline Co., VA; d. Bef. 1880. viii. MARY DIGGES THORNTON, b. 1817; d. 1857; m. ROBERT JESSE, 20 March 1837, Caroline Co., VA; b. 1805; d. 1870.
1850 Fayette County TN Census: Thornton William H 48 M Farmer 2300.00 from VA Mary J ? William S 14 M TN in sch. Edward C 12 M TN in sch. Sarah F 9 F TN in sch. This is my Sallie Fitzhugh Thornton who had a twin Susan Susan F 9 F TN in sch. George F 5 M TN Julian H 2 M TN