Peter Thornton

Male Abt 1786 - 1871  (~ 85 years)


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  • Name Peter Thornton 
    Born Abt 1786  West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1841  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1841  Rashiehill, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Living with the family in 1841 was Elisabeth Thornton, aged 80. She may be Peter's mother.
    Occupation 1851  [1
    Farmer of 53 Acres 
    Residence 1851  Rashiehill, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Emigration 1856  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Immigration 1856  USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Occupation 1860  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1860  Glen Haven, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1870  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1870  Little Grant, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 8 Jan 1871  Bloomington, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Aft 8 Jan 1871  Blakes Prairie Cemetery, Bloomington, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID P736  Hamilton and Ridley Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2013 

    Family Helen Black,   b. Abt 1792, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1871, Bloomington, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1815  Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Thornton,   b. Abt 1817, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1861, Stanemains, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)  [Birth]
     2. Isabell Thornton,   b. Abt 1822, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. John Thornton,   b. Abt 1824, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Thomas Thornton,   b. Abt 1826, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Peter Thornton,   b. Abt 1828, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Agnes Thornton,   b. Abt 1830, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. William Thornton,   b. Abt 1832, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     8. Helen Thornton,   b. Abt 1836, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1786 - West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jun 1815 - Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Rashiehill, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Rashiehill, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1856 - Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1856 - USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Glen Haven, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Little Grant, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jan 1871 - Bloomington, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 8 Jan 1871 - Blakes Prairie Cemetery, Bloomington, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Histories
    FARM TO LET [Rashiehill]
    FARM TO LET [Rashiehill]

  • Sources 
    1. [S-2069628287] 1851 Scotland Census, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid), GROS Data: 701/00 005/00 002.

    2. [S-2069678142] 1841 Scotland Census, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid), GROS Data: 701/00 004/00 011, Accessed 9 Jun 2013.
      Transcribed as Rathiehill, rather than Rashiehill.

    3. [S-2069628287] 1851 Scotland Census, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid), GROS Data: 701/00 005/00 002, Accessed 9 Jun 2013.

    4. [S-1643032318] Melodies and Memories with a history of the Blacks of Breich Water District, John Black, (Glasgow A. M'Laren & Son).
      Of the Burnside daughters, Agnes became Mrs Wm. Mungall, Helen became Mrs Peter Thornton, Rashiehill, and, in both cases, these families emigrated to America many years ago.

      Margaret Thornton, Rashiehill, was married to Robert Thomson, Stonemains, near Knowton, and had several children. One son, Peter, lives in Whitburn, and another, James, lives in Bathgate.

    5. [S-2069634907] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Ancestry.com.

    6. [S-1643032317] 1860 United States Federal Census, Accessed 9 Jun 2013.

    7. [S-1643032296] 1870 United States Federal Census, Accessed 9 Jun 2013.

    8. [S-1643032330] Find A Grave.
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55178413

    9. [S-1643032355] Scotland Old Parish Registers Marriages & Proclamations of Banns 1538-1854, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid), GROS Data: 655/00 0030 0352.