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 Sally <I>Todd</I> Thornton

Sally Todd Thornton

Birth
South Carolina, USA
Death 14 Sep 1891 (aged 98)
Clarksdale, DeKalb County, Missouri, USA
Burial Clarksdale, DeKalb County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 12639263 · View Source
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THORNTON, Mrs Sally--died 13 Sept. 1891 at the home of her son, Jerry T. Thornton near Clarksdale, Missouri, aged 98 years. She was born in South Carolina in 1793 and with her father, Peter Todd moved to Madison County, Kentucky when a small child.

In Madison County, Kentucky she married William Thornton and they moved to Callaway County, Missouri. They lived there until 1840, when they moved to DeKalb Count, Missouri. This was 5 years before DeKalb was organized.

She raised 9 children. Her husband preceded her in death by several years. She was 6 years old when George Washington died and lacked only 4 years of being as old as the Constitution of our country.


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  • Created by: Dona Donaldson
  • Added: 9 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12639263
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sally Todd Thornton (19 Jun 1793–14 Sep 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12639263, citing Thornton Cemetery, Clarksdale, DeKalb County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Dona Donaldson (contributor 46814546) .