Hancock County ILGenweb

Thomas C. Thornton

Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried Redding

      Thomas C. Thornton, farmer; P. O., Augusta; was born in North Carolina in 1824, and has followed farming through life. He came to this county in 1858; was married in Precise county, N. C., in 1845, to Rachel Smith, born in N. C. in 1820 and died in 1876. They had 9 children—Oliver C., Martha A., Jacob B., Cleopatra, John H., Sanford V., Lona M. and Victoria, deceased. In 1878 he married again. He came to this county in 1858, where he now owns 60 acres of good farm land. He belongs to the M. E. Church, is a Freemason, and a Democrat.

Page: 526

Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois

Author: By TH. Gregg

Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.


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