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Jonathon Thornton

Jonathon Thornton

Male 1829 - 1906  (76 years)

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  • Name Jonathon Thornton 
    Born 28 Oct 1829  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Aug 1906  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Springhill Cemetery, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6595  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 May 2009 

    Family Emily Frances Blakeney,   b. 30 May 1835, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1907, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1852  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William F. Thornton,   b. 23 Dec 1853, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1923, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Orlando Thornton,   b. 1 Jan 1855, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1856, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Sarah Ann Thornton,   b. 2 Nov 1856, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Mary Eliza Thornton,   b. 11 Apr 1859, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1923, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     5. Theodore Thornton,   b. 6 Mar 1861, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1871, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     6. Emma Jane Thornton,   b. 30 Apr 1866, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1896, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     7. Charles Thornton,   b. 15 Jul 1869, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F1782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900 Name: Emily F. Blakeney Gender: Female Spouse Name: Jonathon Thornton Marriage Date: Oct 14, 1852 Marriage County: Vermilion

      Name: Jonathan Thornton Sex: M Birth: 28 OCT 1829 in Illinois, USA Burial: Spring Hill Cemetery Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, USA Census: Elwood Twp 1860 Vermilion, Illinois, USA Military Service: Corporal, 125 IL Vol Infantry, Company K BET 03 SEP 1862 AND 09 JUN 1865 Vermilion, Illinois, USA Occupation: Farmer 1860 Vermilion, Illinois, USA 3 Death: 16 AUG 1906 in Vermilion, Illinois, USA Census: 1870 Vermilion, Illinois, USA Census: 1880 Vermilion, Illinois, USA Occupation: Farmer 1870 Vermilion, Illinois, USA

      Jonathan twin brother to David Thornton was a carpenter, miller and farmer by trade. Jonathan served in the Civil War enlisting in 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry on 13 August 1862. He mustered out as a corporal 9 June 1865. He married Emily Blakeney 14 October 1852 at Vermilion County, IL.