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

David Thornton

Male Abt 1729 - 1777  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name David Thornton 
    Born Abt 1729  Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Aug 1777  Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I75093  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 

    Father Robert Thornton,   b. Abt 1677, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1738, Richmond County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Barwick,   b. Bef 1699, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1739, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 6 May 1719  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F38253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Longworth,   b. 22 Dec 1731, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1749  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F38251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~celticlady/thornton/Bodd ie-Thorntons.htm
      David3 Thornton, who as mentioned above was probably born about 1729/30, died in Richmond Co. in 1777. His will, dated Feb. 24, 1776 and probated Aug 4, 1777 (W. B. 7, p. 286), mentions his daughters, Mary Ann Moore and Betty Clarke, daughter Ezbell Thornton (unmarried), son Robert Thornton (under 21), and wife Betty Thornton. The wife, Betty Thornton, was perhaps a daughter of Burgess Longworth of Westmoreland Co., who in his will, dated Nov. 7, 1751 and probated Nov. 26, 1751, mentions his sons, John, William and Burgess Longworth; son-in-law Edward Pridham; and daughters, Ann Jordan, Betty Thornton, Frances Pridham, and Mary

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