Thornton, Reuben

Birth Name Thornton, Reuben 1a 2a 3a
Gender male
Age at Death 80 years, 9 months, 18 days

Narrative

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Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 16 February 1783 Elbert County, Georgia, USA   2b 3b
Residence before 1840 Alabama, USA This fact from a codicil in his father's will.  
Residence 1 June 1850 Beat 6, Russell County, Alabama, USA   3c
Death 5 December 1863     2c

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Thornton, Dozier F14 April 175512 September 1843
Mother Hill, Lucy Elizabeth13 January 1760before 1826
    Brother     Thornton, Benjamin 12 October 1781 1854
         Thornton, Reuben 16 February 1783 5 December 1863
 
Father Thornton, Dozier F14 April 175512 September 1843
Stepmother Gilbert, Jane

Source References

  1. Elbert County, Georgia Will Book 1809-1812
      • Page: 1810; p. 130-131
      • Source text:

        <line /><line>In the name of God amen I Reuben Thornton of the State of</line><line>Georgia and County of Elbert being in a low state of health</line><line>but perfectly of sound mind and memory do, this first day of</line><line>May in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and ten, make</line><line>and ordain this my last Will and Testament. First I will and</line><line>bequeath that my Executors hereinafter named shall sell and</line><line>dispose of a certain tract of land in the State aforesaid and</line><line>county of Wayne situate lying and being in the second district</line><line>and known by a plan of said district by lot number two hundred</line><line>and sixty five in the way and manner that they shall think </line><line>most proper and conducive to the interest of my estate. </line><line /><line>Secondly after the paymnent of my just and lawful debts, I</line><line>will and bequeath that my beloved wife Elizabeth Thornton keep</line><line>and hold in her possession for the support of her and her </line><line>children the profits from the sale of the above mentioned</line><line>tract of land, also the tract of land whereon I now live </line><line>containing two hundred acres more or less also two negroes by </line><line>the names of Patty and Harry with my stock of all kinds,</line><line>household and kitchen furniture with every thing appertaining</line><line>to my estate during her widowhood and if she shall marry then</line><line>all my estate aforesaid to be equally divided between her and</line><line>my beloved children Priscilla, Thomas, William, Elizabeth, </line><line>Sally, Reuben and Anne Thornton.</line><line /><line>Lastly I constitute and appoint my true and trusty friends</line><line>Daniel Thornton and Beverly Allen my sole executors to this</line><line>my last Will and Testament and revoking all other heretofore</line><line>made by me. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand</line><line>and seal the day and year aforesaid. </line><line /><line>/Reuben Thornton Seal/</line><line>Signed sealed published</line><line>and declared in presence of</line><line>Simeon Henderson, James</line><line>Teasley, Drusilla (her mark)</line><line>Teasley.</line><line /><line>The above Will was proved in open court on 7 Jan 1811 by</line><line>oath of James Teasley. </line>

      • Citation:

        http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/elbert/wills/thorntonr.txt

  2. Ancestry.com: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
      • Source text:

        Birth date: 16 Feb 1783
        Birth place:
        Death date: 5 Dec 1863
        Death place: </line><line />

      • Citation:

        http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=sarmemberapps&h=800206&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: 16 Feb 1783
        Birth place:
        Death date: 5 Dec 1863
        Death place: </line><line />

      • Citation:

        http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=sarmemberapps&h=800206&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: 16 Feb 1783
        Birth place:
        Death date: 5 Dec 1863
        Death place: </line><line />

      • Citation:

        http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=sarmemberapps&h=800206&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

  3. Ancestry.com: 1850 United States Federal Census
      • Page: Year: 1850; Census Place: Beat 6, Russell, Alabama; Roll: M432_14; Page: 49A; Image: .
      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1780
        Birth place: Georgia
        Residence date: 1850
        Residence place: Beat 6, Russell, Alabama</line><line />

      • Citation:

        http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=16766382&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Page: Year: 1850; Census Place: Beat 6, Russell, Alabama; Roll: M432_14; Page: 49A; Image: .
      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1780
        Birth place: Georgia
        Residence date: 1850
        Residence place: Beat 6, Russell, Alabama</line><line />

      • Citation:

        http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=16766382&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Page: Year: 1850; Census Place: Beat 6, Russell, Alabama; Roll: M432_14; Page: 49A; Image: .
      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1780
        Birth place: Georgia
        Residence date: 1850
        Residence place: Beat 6, Russell, Alabama</line><line />

      • Citation:

        http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=16766382&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt