Descendants of William THORNTON


First Generation

1. William THORNTON was born about 1300 in England.

William married Isabel DE NEWTON.

They had the following children:

+ 2 M i Thomas THORNTON

Second Generation

2. Thomas THORNTON (William ) was born before 1333.

Thomas married Joan NELLISON.

They had the following children:

+ 3 M i Robert THORNTON

Third Generation

3. Robert THORNTON (Thomas , William ) was born about 1346 in England.

Robert married Margery.

They had the following children:

+ 4 M i Robert THORNTON

Fourth Generation

4. Robert THORNTON (Robert , Thomas , William ) was born about 1400 in England.

Robert married Isabel DE GREY daughter of John DE GREY.

They had the following children:

+ 5 M i William THORNTON

Fifth Generation

5. William THORNTON (Robert , Robert , Thomas , William ) was born in 1424 in East Newton, York, England. He died on 17 Mar 1485/1486 in East Newton, York, England.

William married Agnes PICKERING daughter of John PICKERING about 1450 in East Newton, York, England. Agnes was born in 1430 in England.

They had the following children:

+ 6 M i Robert THORNTON

Sixth Generation

6. Robert THORNTON (William , Robert , Robert , Thomas , William ) was born in 1454 in England. He died about 1460.

Robert married Joan LAYTON in York, England. Joan was born in 1458 in England.

They had the following children:

+ 7 M i Francis THORNTON

Seventh Generation

7. Francis THORNTON (Robert , William , Robert , Robert , Thomas , William ) was born in 1498 in East Newton, York, England. He died on 12 Apr 1566 in Yorkshire, England.

Francis married Joan DELARYVER. Joan was born about 1498 in England.

They had the following children:

+ 8 M i William THORNTON

Eighth Generation

8. William THORNTON (Francis , Robert , William , Robert , Robert , Thomas , William ) was born in 1530 in Yorkshire, England. He died on 30 May 1600 in England.

William married Barbara WESTBY daughter of Ralph WESTBY. Barbara was born in 1539 in England. She died in England.

They had the following children:

+ 9 M i William THORNTON

Ninth Generation

9. William THORNTON (William , Francis , Robert , William , Robert , Robert , Thomas , William ).

William married Frances ROBINSON.

They had the following children:

+ 10 M i William THORNTON

Tenth Generation

10. William THORNTON (William , William , Francis , Robert , William , Robert , Robert , Thomas , William ) died in 1650.

William married Bridget MARSHAL.

They had the following children:

+ 11 M i William THORNTON

Eleventh Generation

11. William THORNTON (William , William , William , Francis , Robert , William , Robert , Robert , Thomas , William ) was born about 1620 in Yorkshire, England. He died on 15 Feb 1670/1671 in Stafford, Virginia.

William married Elizabeth ROWLAND on 11 May 1646 in Yorkshire, England. Elizabeth was born in 1627 in Lunenburg, Richmond, Va..

They had the following children:

  12 F i Mary Prudence THORNTON.
  13 M ii William THORNTON was born on 27 Mar 1649 in Petsworth Parish, Gloucester, Virginia. He died on 15 Feb 1726/1727 in Gloucester, Virginia.
+ 14 M iii Francis THORNTON
  15 M iv Rowland THORNTON was born in 1654.
  16 F v Esther THORNTON was born in 1655.

Twelfth Generation

14. Francis THORNTON (William , William , William , William , Francis , Robert , William , Robert , Robert , Thomas , William ) was born on 5 Nov 1651 in Petsworth Parish, Gloucester, Virginia. He died on 15 Feb 1726 in Stafford County, Virginia.

Francis married Alice SAVAGE daughter of Anthony SAVAGE and Alice STAFFORD on 13 Apr 1674 in Gloucester, Virginia. Alice was born in 1653 in Gloucester, Virginia. She died in 1695 in Stafford County, Virginia.

They had the following children:

  17 F i Elizabeth THORNTON was born on 3 Jan 1673 in Gloucester, Virginia. She died on 2 Dec 1732 in King George, Virginia.
+ 18 F ii Margaret THORNTON
+ 19 M iii Francis THORNTON
  20 M iv Rowland THORNTON was born in Aug 1685.
  21 F v Sarah THORNTON was born about 1690.
  22 M vi Anthony THORNTON was born on 3 Mar 1694/1695 in Stafford, Virginia. He died in 1757 in Stafford, Virginia.

Thirteenth Generation

18. Margaret THORNTON (Francis , William , William , William , William , Francis , Robert , William , Robert , Robert , Thomas , William ) was born on 26 Jul 1676 in Richmond, Virginia. She died in 1756 in King George, Virginia.

Margaret married William B. STROTHER son of William STROTHER and Dorothy SAVAGE in 1694 in Virginia. William was born about 1674 in King George, Virginia. He died on 26 Jul 1726 in King George, Virginia.

(See Strother)  

19. Francis THORNTON (Francis , William , William , William , William , Francis , Robert , William , Robert , Robert , Thomas , William ) was born on 4 Jan 1681 in Gloucester, Virginia. He died on 6 Feb 1736/1737 in Snow Creek, Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

Francis married Mary TALIAFERRO daughter of John TALIAFERRO and Sarah SMITH. Mary was born about 1703 in Powhatten Plant, Virginia. She died Snow Creek, Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

They had the following children:

  23 F i Mary THORNTON was born in 1700 in Frederickberg, Spotsylvania, Va..
  24 F ii Alice THORNTON was born in 1707 in Rapid, Orange County, Virginia. She died in 1739 in Bloomsberry, Orange County, Virginia.
  25 M iii John THORNTON was born in 1707 in Frederickberg, Spotsylvania, Va..
  26 F iv Sarah THORNTON was born in 1708 in Essex County, Virginia.
  27 M v Francis THORNTON was born in 1714 in Essex County, Virginia. He died on 11 Nov 1748.
+ 28 F vi Elizabeth THORNTON
  29 F vii Mildred THORNTON was born on 21 Mar 1720/1721 in Albemarle County, Virginia. She died on 16 Nov 1778 in Albemarle County, Virginia.
  30 M viii Reuben THORNTON was born in 1723 in Spotsylvania, Virginia.

Fourteenth Generation

28. Elizabeth THORNTON (Francis , Francis , William , William , William , William , Francis , Robert , William , Robert , Robert , Thomas , William ) was born in 1719 in "Snow Creek" Spotsylvania County, Virginia. She died in Albemarle County, Virginia.

Elizabeth married Thomas MERIWETHER son of David MERIWETHER and Anne HOLMES. Thomas was born on 31 Oct 1714. He died in 1803.

(See Meriwether)

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