Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Lucy Frances Thornton

Female 1781 - 1846  (65 years)


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  • Name Lucy Frances Thornton  [1
    Born 30 Jan 1781  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Nov 1846  Henderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I024854  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father George Gen. Thornton,   b. Abt 1742, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1781, Orange County, Virginia, on his way to Williamsburg, Va Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Mother Mary Alexander,   b. 26 Nov 1756, Salisbury, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1837, Walnut Spring, Henderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1773  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Family ID F14523  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Posey,   b. 19 Sep 1774, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1851, Henderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1796  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sinah Posey,   b. Bef 1802, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1849, Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F15303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      James Hughes 2006-08-15 10:01:03
      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 79

      5000 Thomas Posey and Mary Posey, guards. to George W. Thornton, Reubin Thornton and Lucy Thornton, orphs. of George Thornton, with William Jones, sec. Novr. 7, 1786.
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      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 9, 1965 [John Frederick Dorman], page 162
      THORNTON AND POSEY BIBLE RECORD

      "John Posey & Lucy Frances Thornton were married the 25th Day of Jany. 1798 By the Rev. Mr. Stephenson, county of Spotsylvania & State of Virginia.
      Mary Harrison, their first Daughter, was born the 22nd day of Jany 1799.
      Thomas Lloyd Posey, their first son, was born the 16th of Feby 1801 and died on the (27) twenty-seventh Decr. 1836, about 12 °clock at night.
      George Anna Thornton Posey, their second daughter, was born the 5th of Sept. 1803 and died the 25th of
      Novr. 1806 about the hour of three (P.M.) of the croup.
      John Francis Posey, their second Son, was born the 26th of Octobr. 1805.
      William Thornton Posey, their third son, was born the 1st Day of Feby. 1808.
      Reuben Mountfort Posey, their fourth son, was born the 17th Day of Feby. 1810, and died the 19th of Decr. 1826 in the 17 year of his age.
      Martha Ann Thompson Posey, their fourth [sic] daughter, was born the 13th of February, Ao. Domini 1815.
      Alexander Hamilton Posey, their 5th Son, was born the 14th Day of June 1817.
      Addison Thornton Posey, their sixth Son, was born the 17th Day of Octobr. 18[19?]
      Lloyd Posey, their seventh Son, was born the 23rd Day of Novr. 1822 and died the 12 of December of the same year having lived but 19 days.
      Thomas Lloyd Posey, the first son of John & Lucy F. Posey, died on the twenty seventh (27) of December 1836 about 12 oClock at night at the residence of his Father in Henderson Co. Ky."
      [Newspaper clipping] Near Henderson, Kentucky, at the family residence, on the 16th of November, Mrs. Lucy Frances Posey, wife of Capt. John Posey, at the advanced age of 65 years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S906072] The Virginia Genealogist Volume 2, 1958, John Frederick Dorman.

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