John Bott Thornock

5 November 1841–23 July 1917 (Age 75)
Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Bott

When John Bott Thornock was born on 5 November 1841, in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Thornock, was 25 and his mother, Ann Bott, was 21. He married Emma Elizabeth Ward on 10 March 1865, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 23 July 1917, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bott Thornock
Emma Elizabeth Ward
Marriage: 10 March 1865
John Henry Thornock
George Thomas Thornock
Emma Jane Thornock
William Ward Thornock
Joseph Bott Thornock
David Alma Thornock
Daniel Ervin Thornock
James Abraham Thornock
Mary Ann Thornock
Sidney Isaac Thornock
Deltha Susana Thornock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1865Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Origin undetermined. It looks like an English name, but no trace of it is found in English or Scottish records.

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

    Sources (40)

    • John Thornick, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John B. Thornock in entry for Les T. Thornock, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Jno Thornie in household of Jno Thornie, "United States Census, 1860"

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