Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameRoger Thornton 1032, 6G Grandfather
Birth17 Jun 1686, Rappahannock Co VA
Death6 May 1730, Richmond Co NC Age: 43
FatherHenry Thornton V (ca1653-)
MotherAnn Williams (1667-)
1Isabella (Unknown) , 6G Grandmother
Marriageca 17081033
ChildrenHenry (1709->1754)
 Mary Ann (1712-)
 John Fitzhugh (1718-1787)
 Anne (1720-)
 William (1722-1726)
 Roger (1725-1800)
 William (1728-)
Notes for Roger Thornton
The following was written by historian John Bennett Boddie:1025

Roger Thornton, son of Henry and Anne (Williams) Thornton, was born in Rappahannock Co., Va. June 17, 1686 and died in Richmond Co., Va. in 1730. His wife was named Isabel. In 1723 and 1726 he deeded away most of the land that had been granted to his father in 1695 (D. B. 8, pp. 228, 229 and 375), and on May 6, 1730 Isabel Thornton was appointed administratrix of Roger Thornton, decd. (D. B. 8, p. 531; W. B. 5, p. 156). The children of Roger and Isabel Thornton, as recorded in the Northfarnham Parish Register, were as follows:

1. Henry Thornton, b. Nov. 15, 1709.
2. Mary Thornton, b. July 5, 1712.
3. John Thornton, b. June 25, 1718.
4. Anne Thornton, b. Feb. 9, 1720/21.
5. William Thornton, b. Mar. 14, 1722/3, d. Nov. 19, 1726.
6. Roger Thornton, b. June 14, 1725.
7. William Thornton, b. June 17, 1728.

[These are probably baptismal dates, as slightly different and earlier dates are given elsewhere.1033 Also, other sources1034,1035 give the name of Henry Thornton’s wife as Ann Debard. Clayton Heathcock, 29 Sep 2011]

Isabella Thornton, Adm. of Roger Thornton's estate, bond made 5-6-1730.1036
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