Elizabeth Thorton

about 1837–
Pickens, Alabama, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Thorton was born about 1837, in Pickens, Alabama, United States, her father, William Thornton, was 43 and her mother, Clara Vice, was 74.

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Family Time Line

William Thornton
1794–1870
Clara Vice
1763–1859
Louisa Thornton
1826–1870
George Washington Thornton
1829–1890
Andrew Thornton
1830–
Francis M Thornton
1833–
La Fayette Thornton
1834–
Elizabeth Thorton
1837–
Benjamin Thornton
1840–
Leroy Thornton
1842–
Clarissa J Thornton
1845–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Louisa Thornton

    Female1826–1870Female

    George Washington Thornton

    Male1829–1890Male

    Andrew Thornton

    Male1830–Male

    Francis M Thornton

    Male1833–Male

    La Fayette Thornton

    Male1834–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 12

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 31

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: probably a reduced form of Thornton , or a habitational name from Thorton in Marnhull, Dorset, which has the same origin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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