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Thornton, T. T.

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Thornton, T. T.
March 04, 2007 05:04PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 583.
[Bourbon County] [Ruddel's Mills Precinct]

T. T. THORNTON, bookkeeper, P. O. Ruddel's Mills. Among the early settlers
of Kentucky was a family by the name of Thornton, who came to Bourbon
County from Virginia; the head of the family was Anthony Thornton, a
farmer, who reared a large family, but there are few representatives of
the family now living; one of the sons, however, John Thornton, practiced
medicine and graduated from Transylvania University, and practiced his
profession at Ruddel's Mills. He was married to Miss Ellen Fisher, of
Millersburg; and died in 1874; she died Oct. 3, 1881, having borne two
children: T. T., the subject of this sketch, who was born Dec. 11, 1846,
and Mary, who died in infancy. Mr. T. T. Thornton received a common
school education and then entered the Miami University, where he spent
two years, after which he completed a classical course at Millersburg, and
in addition to which he attended and graduated from a Commercial College
in Cincinnati; since which time he has followed the occupation of
bookkeeper, being at present with H. C. Bowen, at Ruddel's Mills; he was
married Jan. 10, 1871, to Miss Mattie Stoker, daughter of John Stoker, of
Parks; she died March 4, 1880, having borne four children: Maggie,
deceased, Lucy W., Eads B. and Mattie. Mr. Thornton is a Mason and an
Odd Fellow.
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