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Mary Ann Thornton (22, Jan 1815-o3, April 1899) was the oldest child of John Thornton and Frances Bowler. The Thornton family arrived in Port hope in 1829 and remained there for a few years. I believe Mary Ann was the … Continue reading
In another post we learned that Laura Thornton married Cornelius Hughson. Here is a little blurb I found about the Hughson family. I think from the John Squair book.
Marshall Thornton (1847-1926), son of Thomas Thornton, married Lucy K. Jackson (1857-) of Ontario. I believe they married in 1877. They farmed in Clarke township and then in the Woodstock area, where I believe Franklin Thornton also lived. Marshall and … Continue reading
Sarah Thornton (1848-1914), daughter of Thomas Thornton and Susanna Powers, married John Dowson (1842-1914). Dying within 3 weeks of one another, both are buried in Broadview, Saskatchewan. They had two children: Ralph Dowson (1870-1913) [died of a lightening strike in … Continue reading