Re: Thomas Rafton
Thank you for writing, Yes we are cousins down the line
I'm also a decended of Thomas Rafton b 1722 wife Catherine Stevenson Their son Thomas Rafton Jr b 1752. I have Thomas jr. married 2 times, Mary Simpson & Ruth Dring 1796
Their daughter Mary Rafton b 28 jan 1801 married William Gorbutt 24 Nov 1824 on the married bonds his last name is spelled Gorbut (one T) his parents last name was spelled Gorbott. They moved to Canada with children Would love to compare notes with you. I have alot more since 2002 when I first posted this. 2 of my cousins I have been in contact with are Rich Rafton who lives in Austrailia & Mike Rafton (who plays Great songs) & lives in Canada.
Will write to your address.
intill later your cousin Kathy in Michigan