Sergeant Anson W Thornton, DD

Sergeant Anson W Thornton, DD

Male 1838 - 1905  (66 years)

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  • Name Sergeant Anson W Thornton, DD 
    Title Sergeant 
    Suffix DD 
    Born 07 Aug 1838  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jul 1905  Southwick, Nez Perce County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Pine Hill Cemetery Southwick, Nez Perce County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I520003246  Eby/Aebi and Bernethy Family
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2015 

    Father Parley Thornton, DD,   b. Abt 1808, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Mother Almira Unknown, DD,   b. Between 1782-1811, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Family ID F509234554  Group Sheet

    Family Martha Gertrude Tiffany, DD,   b. 09 May 1844, Hamden, Delaware County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1928, Southwick, Nez Perce County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1860  Delaware County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Albert Parley Thornton,   b. 06 Aug 1861, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jan 1931, Gibbs, Kootenai County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Owen Wayne Thornton, DD,   b. 24 Mar 1866, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1940, Fraser, Clearwater County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Leon Thornton,   b. 15 Oct 1868, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1906, Southwick, Nez Perce County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     4. Orin Thornton,   b. 1870, Beaver Crossing, Seward County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1890  (Age 20 years)
     5. James R Thornton,   b. May 1874, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Frank Homer Thornton,   b. 04 Jul 1876, Furnas County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951, Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Nancy A Thornton,   b. 27 Jan 1877, Furnas County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Harrey Thornton,   b. May 1880, Furnas County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. William Edwin Thornton,   b. 22 Jul 1883, Beaver City, Furnas County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1935, Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     10. Harriet or Henrietta E Thornton,   b. 28 Oct 1885, Probably Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1965, Southwick, Nez Perce County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F509232916  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 07 Aug 1838 - New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1860 - Delaware County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jul 1905 - Southwick, Nez Perce County, Idaho Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pine Hill Cemetery Southwick, Nez Perce County, Idaho Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Anson Thornton
    Anson Thornton
    Personal Collection
    Anson Thorntons Farm. In picture is Anson, his wife Martha Tiffany, son Owen and his wife Alma. I'm not sure which son (grandson) is in the photo.
    Anson Thorntons Farm. In picture is Anson, his wife Martha Tiffany, son Owen and his wife Alma. I'm not sure which son (grandson) is in the photo.
    Personal Collection
    Direct Descendants Mila
    Direct Descendants Mila

    Documents
    Anson Thornton Civil War Muster Roll
    Anson Thornton Civil War Muster Roll
    From Ancestry

    Headstones
    Anson Thornton
    Anson Thornton
    Personal Collection

  • Notes 
    • 1850 Census Machias, Cattaraugus, New York as Anson THORNTON
      1860 Census Hamden, Delaware, New York as Arson THORNTON. He lived with Martha and her parents in this census. He was 21 years old.
      1870 Census Beaver Creek, Seward, Nebraska as A.W. THORNTON
      1880 Census Beaver City, Furnas, Nebraska as Anson W THORNTON
      1900 Census Boise Ward 1, Ada, Idaho as A W THORNTON

    • Served with 8 Indpt-Batty N.Y. L Arty. Rank at induction was Private; rank at discharge was Sergeant. He served with the Union
    • American Civil War Soldiers
      about Anson Thornton
      Name: Anson Thornton ,
      Enlistment Date: 15 Oct 1861
      Enlistment Place: Downsville, New York
      Side Served: Union
      State Served: New York
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 15 October 1861 at the age of 24.
      Enlisted in 8th Light Artillery Regiment New York on 30 Oct 1861.
      Promoted to Full Corporal on 1 Mar 1862.
      Promoted to Full Sergeant on 5 Apr 1865.
      Mustered Out 8th Light Artillery Regiment New York on 30 Jun 1865 at Norfolk, VA.

      Sources: 14


    • New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900 about Anson T Thornton
      Name: Anson T Thornton
      Age: 24
      Birth Year: abt 1837
      Birth Place: Machias, New York
      Enlistment Year: 1861
      Enlistment Location: Downsville
      Muster Year: 1861
      Separation Details: Muster Out of Service
      Separation Date: 30 Jun 1865

    • U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 about Anson T Thornton
      Name: Anson T Thornton
      Residence: Downsville, New York
      Age at enlistment: 24
      Enlistment Date: 1 Oct 1861
      Rank at enlistment: Private
      Enlistment Place: Downsville, New York
      State Served: New York
      Survived the War?: Yes
      Service Record: Enlisted in the New York 8th Light Artillery Battery on 30 Oct 1861.Promoted to Full Corporal on 01 Mar 1862.Promoted to Full Sergeant on 05 Apr 1865.Mustered out on 30 Jun 1865 at Norfolk, VA.
      Birth Date: abt 1837
      Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General

    • U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 about Anson W Thornton
      Name: Anson W Thornton
      State Filed: Idaho
      Widow: Martha G Thornton
      Roll Number: T288_472


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