THORNTON GRAVEYARD

 Shelby Township
Jefferson County, Indiana

April 2000 Survey – done by Jackie Owen

LAST NAME FIRST MIDDLE BORN DIED INSCRIPTION(S) COMMENTS
Foster Harrison 23 Jul 1849 S of Isaac & Althea – Aged 1y 3m Not on 1941 DAR list
Holley Mary 01 Feb 1887
Ivor Hance 11 Sep 1851 ?
Ivor Katie 19 Jan 1885 15 Apr 1887 D of H. & S.
Jarvis Limajane 25 Aug 1863 W of Milton T. – Aged 20y 6m 5d
Thornton Electa 10 Apr 1817 No date Aged 8y
Thornton Emma Dean 18 Jun 1862 D of Levi & Mary A. – Aged 6y 10d Not on 1941 DAR list
Thornton George M. 21 Dec 1865 S of Levi & Mary A. – Aged 14y 18d
Thornton John C. 23 Apr 1857 S of Lyman & Margaret – Aged 23y 11d
Thornton Levi 17 Nov 1811 27 Jan 1892 Born in Kentucky
Thornton Mary Ann 08 May 1821 13 Feb 1901 Born in Kentucky
Thornton Robert 04 Aug 1826 No date Aged 14y
Voris Laura 10 Jun 1818 18 Feb 1913 W of Thos.
Voris Mary S. 09 Nov 1865 D of Thomas & Laura – Aged 19y 25d
Voris Ruby Catherine 1857 D of Thos. & Laura – Aged 20d
Voris Thomas 27 Dec 1883 Aged 63y 11d
Whitham William Vernie 27 Dec 1893 02 Jan 1894 S of Wm. H. & S.

COMMENTS:

  • This is the information off of the stones that was still readable (with the help of the DAR list of 1941).

  • There were footstones for most of the graves and there was one stone that was not readable.

  • This note was on the 1941 DAR list:  "Bassett, Laura (buried recently-no stone) (Laura Thornton Voris Bassett)"

KEY:  SS = Same Stone, W = Wife, S = Son, D = Daughter, y = year(s), m = month(s), d = day(s)