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Lucy Elizabeth Hill Thornton
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1760
Rocky Mount
Franklin County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1825
Elbert County
Georgia, USA

The last of ten known children born to Robert and Violett (Lynus) Hill of Rocky Mount, Franklin Co VA, Lucy was the first wife of Dozier Thorton, the son of Mark & Suzanna Thornton. They married in 1776 in Lunenburg Co VA.

Lucy and Dozier had several children:
1) Jeremiah Thornton (1777-1848), m: Elizabeth Allen.
2) Benjamin Thornton (1779-1854), m1: Sarah Upshaw, m2: Rebeccca Upshaw.
3) Reverend Reuben Thornton (1783-1863), m: Katherine Richardson.
4) Priscilla Thornton (1784-1851)
5) Dozier Thornton Jr (1785-1863)
6) Evans Thornton (b. 1787), m: Mourning McLocklin Adams.
7) Martha Ann Thornton (1789-1862), m: Samuel Adams.
8) Jonathan M Thornton (1793-1850)
9) Lucy Thornton (1794-1860)
10) Elizabeth Thornton (b. 1795)
11) Greene Hill Thornton (1795-1865)
12) Sanford Thornton (1798-1853), m: Susannah T McMaster.
13) Cynthia Thornton (1799-1833)

After Lucy's death, Dozier married a 2nd tome and fathered six more children. Lucy is my daughters' 5th paternal Gr-Grand Aunt.

Sources:
Sons of the American Revolution, SARs 77433 and 97475.
American Genealogical-Biographical Index, Vol 79, Pg 436.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Hill (1713 - 1778)
  Violett Linus Hill (1725 - 1808)
 
 Spouse:
  Dozier Thornton (1755 - 1843)
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Thornton (1775 - 1854)*
  Jeremiah Thornton (1777 - 1848)*
  Reuben Thornton (1783 - 1863)*
 
 Siblings:
  Swinfield Hill (1743 - 1826)*
  Thomas Hill (1745 - 1827)*
  Joanna Hill Jones (1752 - 1833)*
  Hannah Hill Barton (1754 - 1829)*
  Ruth Hill Bernard (1758 - 1842)*
  Lucy Elizabeth Hill Thornton (1760 - 1825)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Vans Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Elberton
Elbert County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
Record added: May 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69330049
Lucy Elizabeth <i>Hill</i> Thornton
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- Carla Hill Brown
 Added: Aug. 24, 2016

- Bonnie's Daughter
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- Bonnie's Daughter
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