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Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations


William Thornton Jr.

1William and Mary College Quarterly historical magazine, Whittet & Shepperson, Richmond, Virginia, Vol V. pg 20. "joining the lands of Andrew Buckner, Col. Wm. Ball, and Mr. Richard Whitehead, and Muddy Creek, a tract of land which he had bought from Mott. There is also recorded in Essex, in 1708, a deed, dated July 16, 1675, from William Thornton, of Gloucester, gentleman, to Francis and Rowland, "two of his sons," conveying 2,000 acres in Rappahannock county, and also a power of attorney, dated 1708, from Wm Thornton, formerly of Gloucester, but now of Stafford, authorizing the confirmation of said deed. So in his old age Wm. Thornton removed from Gloucester to Stafford. It is not known whom he married, but he had issue: 1, William Jr; 2, Francis; 3, Rowland; was witness to a will in Rappahannock,1686. There is a deed, Richmond county, 1692, from Rowland Thornton, of Rappahannock county, planter, and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander Flaming, to Francis Thornton, of the same county, gentleman. Elizabeth Thornton, daughter of Captain Alexander Flaming, sold land in what was afterwards King George, in 1699. In May, 1701, the bond of Elizabeth Thornton, as administratrix of Rowland Thornton, of Richmond county, deceased, was recorded. There is no evidence that they had issue.
  1. William Thornton, Jr., of Gloucester county, was born March 27, 1649, and died February 15, 1727 (Family Bible). He was married three times, viz, on August 24, 1671; April 11, 1688; and October 20,1720 ; but the name of none of his wives is known. On April 26,1704, as "William Thornton the younger," he received a grant of 110 acres of land in Petsworth parish, Gloucester, adjoining the land of "Mr. William Thornton the elder." He was a vestryman of Petsworth. Issue (1st m.): 4, Elizabeth, born August 26, 1672; 5, Margaret, born August 14, 1674; 6, Mary, born May 11, 1676; 7. Esther, born January 6, 1677; 8, Sarah, born August 17, 1679; 9, Jane, born August 10, 1681; 10, Judith, born October 22,1683; 11, Anna, born June 15,1685; 12, William, born September 11,1686; (2d m.): 13, Susan, born June 11, 1686; 14, Francis; 15, Seth, born October 13, 1694 (vestryman of Petsworth); 16 and 17, William and Prudence (twins), born March 31,1699; 18, John, born April 17, 1701; 19, Johanna, born December 3, 1703.
  2. Francis Thornton born Nov. 5, 1651, settled in Stafford county, probably before the year 1700. He married first Alice, daughter of Captain Anthony Savage, of Gloucester county (who was a justice of Gloucester in 1660, and had considerable land." Image.

2Virginia, Isle of Wight County, Will Book, Vol. 3, 1726-1734, p. 272-273. "Inv. & Appr. rec. 27 Feb. 1726, p. 388-389. Accounts rec. 25 Feb. 1733."


William Thornton

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/48364917. "Headstone was moved from Clay Bank to the family cemetery. Until then it had been used as a door step at a grist mill, and later, in the same way, at a home near Clay Bank.

source: Epitaphs of Gloucester and Mathews Counties, A.P.V.A., 1959

Inscription
Here Lyeth
the Body of Mr Wm Thornton born --- [1699?]
who married the youngest
daughter of Mr. John Meaux
by whom he had eight children
two of them lyeth on his left
hand, the rest are as follows,
Elizabeth, Ann, William, Meaux,
Richard and John. He was
a loving husband
a tender father
and kind neighbor
he dyeth May ye 3d 1745
Aged 46 years." Image.


Lawrence Nicholas Amos

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39767731/lawrence-n_-amos. Image.


Adeliza E "Addie" Harder

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39767540. Image.


Julian H Amos

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39767657. Image.


Alice Amos

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53673561. Image.


William Montpelier Thornton

1Clark, Peyton Neale, Old King William Homes and Families, https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/70683480. "page 105." Image.

2William and Mary College Quarterly historical magazine, Whittet & Shepperson, Richmond, Virginia, Vol. 6, No 4 (Apr. 1898) pp. 238-244. Image.


Francis Thornton

1William and Mary College Quarterly historical magazine, Whittet & Shepperson, Richmond, Virginia, Vol. 6, No 4 (Apr. 1898) pp. 238-244. Image.

2William and Mary College Quarterly historical magazine, Vol. 6, No 4 (Apr. 1898) pp. 238-244. Image.


Daniel Wilcox

1England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JQP4-SXJ. "Name: Daniell Wilcoxe
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 24 Jun 1630
Christening Date (Original): 24 JUN 1630
Christening Place: CROFT,LINCOLN,ENGLAND
Death Date: 22 Sep 1630
Father's Name: Edward Wilcoxe
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C02772-2
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 421979
Reference ID:

Citing this Record
"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JQP4-SXV : 11 February 2018, Edward Wilcoxe in entry for Daniell Wilcoxe, 22 Sep 1630); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 421,979." Image.


William Thornton Jr.

1William and Mary College Quarterly historical magazine, Whittet & Shepperson, Richmond, Virginia, Vol V. pg 20. "joining the lands of Andrew Buckner, Col. Wm. Ball, and Mr. Richard Whitehead, and Muddy Creek, a tract of land which he had bought from Mott. There is also recorded in Essex, in 1708, a deed, dated July 16, 1675, from William Thornton, of Gloucester, gentleman, to Francis and Rowland, "two of his sons," conveying 2,000 acres in Rappahannock county, and also a power of attorney, dated 1708, from Wm Thornton, formerly of Gloucester, but now of Stafford, authorizing the confirmation of said deed. So in his old age Wm. Thornton removed from Gloucester to Stafford. It is not known whom he married, but he had issue: 1, William Jr; 2, Francis; 3, Rowland; was witness to a will in Rappahannock,1686. There is a deed, Richmond county, 1692, from Rowland Thornton, of Rappahannock county, planter, and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander Flaming, to Francis Thornton, of the same county, gentleman. Elizabeth Thornton, daughter of Captain Alexander Flaming, sold land in what was afterwards King George, in 1699. In May, 1701, the bond of Elizabeth Thornton, as administratrix of Rowland Thornton, of Richmond county, deceased, was recorded. There is no evidence that they had issue.
  1. William Thornton, Jr., of Gloucester county, was born March 27, 1649, and died February 15, 1727 (Family Bible). He was married three times, viz, on August 24, 1671; April 11, 1688; and October 20,1720 ; but the name of none of his wives is known. On April 26,1704, as "William Thornton the younger," he received a grant of 110 acres of land in Petsworth parish, Gloucester, adjoining the land of "Mr. William Thornton the elder." He was a vestryman of Petsworth. Issue (1st m.): 4, Elizabeth, born August 26, 1672; 5, Margaret, born August 14, 1674; 6, Mary, born May 11, 1676; 7. Esther, born January 6, 1677; 8, Sarah, born August 17, 1679; 9, Jane, born August 10, 1681; 10, Judith, born October 22,1683; 11, Anna, born June 15,1685; 12, William, born September 11,1686; (2d m.): 13, Susan, born June 11, 1686; 14, Francis; 15, Seth, born October 13, 1694 (vestryman of Petsworth); 16 and 17, William and Prudence (twins), born March 31,1699; 18, John, born April 17, 1701; 19, Johanna, born December 3, 1703.
  2. Francis Thornton born Nov. 5, 1651, settled in Stafford county, probably before the year 1700. He married first Alice, daughter of Captain Anthony Savage, of Gloucester county (who was a justice of Gloucester in 1660, and had considerable land." Image.

2Virginia, Isle of Wight County, Will Book, Vol. 3, 1726-1734, p. 272-273. "Inv. & Appr. rec. 27 Feb. 1726, p. 388-389. Accounts rec. 25 Feb. 1733."


Charles Morgan

1Omer L. Morgan 67 p., Morgan family, The Anthony 1665-1979, pg 1, https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1701548.

2Tyler's quarterly historical and genealogical magazine - v. 25 (1943-1944) - v. 25, no. 4 Apr 1944, 973 B2t 1967 v. 25 1943-1944.

3Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1584-1917, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRR4-DJ9. "Name: Charles Morgan
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 28 Sep 1680
Christening Place: NORTH FARNHAM PARISH,RICHMOND,VIRGINIA
Father's Name: Anthony Morgan
Mother's Name: Elizabeth
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50538-1
System Origin: Virginia-ODM
GS Film number: 975.523 V2K." Image.

4John K. Gott, Virginia, Fauquier County Abstract of Wills Inventories & Accounts 1759-1800 (Litho by Walworth Pub. Co., Inc., Marceline, MO. 1972), pg 27, 975.5275 P2. "Page 107: CHARLES MORGAN,SEN'R (will)
Date: 5 December 1758 .. of Hamilton Parish in Prince William County ..

Children: Seven of my children has had and received their full parts in purportion of my Estate - the Seven Children before spoken of and above mentioned is (viz):
Charles, Simon, William, Benjamin, James, Alice and Mary Morgan.

Wife: Anne - 1/3 part of personal estate
Son : John - 2/3 remaining part
Exor: Son, John Morgan
Signed: Charles Morgan
Wit: John Edwards, Ganet (i) Edwards, James (i) Edwards

Proved: 26 September 1766, by order of John Edwards, Gerrard Edward and James Edwards. John Morgan granted cert."

5John K. Gott, Virginia, Fauquier County Abstract of Wills Inventories & Accounts 1759-1800, Will Book 1. page 107. "
Probate: 22 Sep 1766
Lists his 2nd wife, Anne and 8 children: Charles, Simon, William, Benjamin, James, John, Alice and Mary."


Leota Morgan

1BillionGraves.com, https://billiongraves.com/grave/person/24095095. Image.

2FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/141752042. "B. 10-21-1891 Fayette Co. OH
D. 9-24-1973 Jamestown North Dakota
Bur. 9-29-1973
Husband John Cooney; parents Homer and Mary Brinkley Morgan." Image.