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Martha Alice Calhoon Thornton
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1856
Johnson County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1929
Johnson County
Illinois, USA

Martha Alice Calhoon was the daughter of Thomas Hayes and Mary Jane (Robinson) Calhoon. She married William Pinkney Thornton on Dec. 24, 1876 in Johnson County, IL. They had 5 children. One of their children was Alfonso D. Thornton, known as Doc Thornton, who delivered a lot of babies in Goreville. He drove a horse and buggy to do house calls. The other 4 children are Hazel Thornton, who was Troy Thornton's father; Thomas Thornton, who was Will Allen Thornton's father; Flora E., and Mary J.
Flora E. and Mary J. are both buried in Calhoon Cemetery. Their tombstones both have "Thornion" as last names instead of Thornton, but both have daughter of W. P. and M. A. Thornton on tombstone. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Hayes Calhoon (1831 - 1894)
  Mary Jane Elizabeth Robinson Calhoon (1837 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  William Pinkney Thornton (1854 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Alfonzo Dossin Thornton (1880 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Alice Calhoon Thornton (1856 - 1929)
  William M Calhoun (1859 - 1941)*
  James A Calhoon (1862 - 1925)*
  Sarah Francis Calhoon Grisham (1865 - 1946)*
  Susan E Calhoon Fergus (1866 - 1929)*
  Charles R Calhoon (1868 - 1938)*
  Jacob Jefferson Calhoun (1870 - 1938)*
  Thomas J Calhoon (1872 - 1874)*
  George B Calhoun (1875 - 1946)*
  Infant Son Calhoon (1877 - 1877)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calhoun Cemetery
Goreville
Johnson County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Richard Kelley
Record added: Oct 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78570525
Martha Alice <i>Calhoon</i> Thornton
Added by: Richard Kelley
 
Martha Alice <i>Calhoon</i> Thornton
Added by: Richard Kelley
 
 
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