Francis Thornton V (1767-1836)

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Francis Thornton V
Sex: Male
Birth: June 11, 1767
in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Death: July 15, 1836
in White Sulpher Springs, Virginia
Burial: Thornton-Forbes-Washington Cemetery,
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Father: Francis Thornton IV
Mother: Anne Thompson
Spouse/Partner: Sarah Innes
Marriage: June 2, 1792
in Henrico County, Virginia

         Francis was the last of the direct line of the Thorntons of Fall Hill plantation in Fredericksburg. The place of his death was a resort that attracted wealthy Virginians in the early 19th century and continues to exist today as The Greenbrier. It is in West Virginia now as that state separated from the rest of Virginia in the Civil War. I also know he was a prominent local citizen and was appointed Justice of the Peace for Spotsylvania County in 1790. I have more details in my mother's files.


Name Birth Death
Children of Francis Thornton V and Sarah Innes

Elizabeth Ann Thornton December 22, 1793
Fredericksburg, Virginia
February 18, 1881
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Francis Thornton VI September 12, 1795

Harry Innes Thornton April 3, 1797
Richmond, Virginia
January 27, 1861
San Francisco, California

Sarah Innes Thornton January 11, 1799
Fredericksburg, Virginia
?? ??, 1885
Fredericksburg, Virginia

James Innes Thornton October 28, 1800
Fredericksburg, Virginia
September 13, 1877
Greene County, Alabama

Robert Calloway Thornton August 22, 1802
?? ??, 1831
near Winchester, Virginia

Catherine Innes Thornton ?? ??, 1804
Spotsylvania County, Virginia
September 20, 1826
Winchester, Virginia

Butler Brayne Thornton February 25, 1805
?? ??, 1833



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