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

George Thornton

Male Bef 1778 - Aft 1805  (> 29 years)


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  • Name George Thornton 
    Born Bef 1778  Mason County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft Dec 1805  Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I076112  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 

    Father George Thornton,   b. Between 1747 and 1752, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1807, Mason County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Thornton,   d. Bef 1800 
    Family ID F05529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Aug. and Sep. 1805 - Kanawha Co., Va. Court. Allen Prior vs. Thomas Lamaster, garnishee. Allen Prior had obtained a judgment for damages against George Thornton Jr. in Kanawha Co. at an earlier date. Prior brought this action against Thomas Lemaster to recover on that judgment out of Thornton's property that was being held by Lemaster. The Court ordered the Sheriff to execute on the goods of Thornton in Thomas' possession in the amount of $18.20 and costs to satisfy the judgment. The Sheriff's return in the garnishment action says "Satisfied."

      Nov. 1805 - The Mason Co., Va. Court orders that Thomas Lemaster and four other men be summoned to appear at the next quarterly court to show cause if any they can why they should not be fined for their non-attendance as Grand Jury men.

      Dec. 1805 - Thomas Lemaster was deeded 50 acres on Crooked Creek in Mason Co., Va. by George Thornton and wife Ann Barbara Thornton (his brother-in-law) for $1.00. This land adjoined the 50 acres he had purchased in 1798. George was stated in the deed as being a resident of Shelby Co., Ky. Thomas lived on this Crooked Creek land until he died.