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Oliver E Thornton
Birth: Sep. 6, 1806
Ontario, Canada
Death: Jan. 21, 1891
American Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA

Children of Oliver and Mary were:
Lydia Meacham Thornton (1830-1901)
Amos Griswold Thornton (1832-1902)
Thomas Ephraim Thornton (1835-1918)
Edward Hotchkiss Thornton (18361838)
Edwin Hotchkiss Thornton (18371837)
Alice Ann Thornton (1839-1914)
Eliza A Thornton (18401850)
Apollos Griswold Thornton (1841-1845)
Eleanor Stotts Thornton (1843-1845)
Mary Thornton (18451846)
Oliver Evans Thornton (1848-1924)
Joseph Smith Thornton (1850-1929)
Edmund Butler Thornton (1852-1902)
Nathan Moroni Thornton (1856-1935)

Oliver and Mary were baptized by Elder John Taylor in June 1837 in Pickering, Ontario, Canada. Within a year they packed their family and left for life as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Kirtland, Ohio to Missouri to Illinois where they heard the shots of the mob when Joseph Smith was killed. After several years of living in Nauvoo, Illinois, Iowa and Missouri they were able to assemble the necessary supplies and animals to cross the plains and join the Church in Utah locating in American Fork where they were to live out their lives.
Family links: 
  Joseph Thornton (1772 - 1827)
  Mary Griswold Thornton (1812 - 1858)*
  Lydia Thornton Adams (1830 - 1901)*
  Amos Griswold Thornton (1832 - 1902)*
  Thomas Ephraim Thornton (1835 - 1918)*
  Alice Ann Griswold Thornton Mott (1839 - 1914)*
  Oliver Evans Thornton (1848 - 1924)*
  Edmund B. Thornton (1852 - 1902)*
  Nathan Moroni Thornton (1855 - 1935)*
  Oliver E Thornton (1806 - 1891)
  Daniel Thornton (1809 - 1869)*
  William Cornwall Thornton (1819 - 1898)*
*Calculated relationship
American Fork Cemetery
American Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA
Maintained by: GARY THORNTON
Originally Created by: DLMuntean
Record added: Dec 27, 2007
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Oliver E Thornton
Oliver E Thornton
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Oliver E Thornton
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