Lucy Thorton

Lucy Thorton
b: 1781
d:
Biography
<192> Lucy Thornton -- Probably born 1781 (some sources suggest 1779). Daughter of Mary Thornton <380> and (Pressley <353>7]; granddaughter of Abraham (464> and Betty <471>. Residing at Forest in 1782 and 1785. Sent from Forest to the Shenandoah tract in April 1787. In June 1788,Lucy ran away with her grandparents and her sister Betty<---> from the Shenandoah tract to Nomony Hall. Lucy was ordered to Aries to nurse a child belonging to Sally Jones (414>. She was residing at Forest in 1791 and 1796, and was named in the 1791 deed of emancipation. She was scheduledfor emancipation in 1799, but name is not listed among those presented for freedom in that year. Sources: Deed of Emancipation, August 1, 1791, pt. 1, pp. 6, 28, and pt. 2,pp. 6, 23, 43; Letterbook, 1782-1784, p. 8; Westmoreland County Personal Property Tax List, 1785, VSA; Letterbook,1785-1787, pp. 51-53, 255-56, 263-64; Edmond Newman to George Newman, nd. (ca. June 1788), C.F.P., 1651-1861,72 (Mssl C2468 a2393-.2394), VHS; Letterbook, 1787-
1789, pp. 141-42; Nomony Hall Daybook, 1788-l 789, p. 19.
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  • 1781 - Birth -
  • Death - Y
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Pressley Thorton
Birth1765
Death
Marriageto Mary Thorton
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Mary Thorton
Birth1764
Death
Marriageto Pressley Thorton
FatherAbraham Daniel
MotherBetty Daniel
CHILDREN
FAggy Thorton
Birth1785
Death
Marriageto Aggy Thorton
FLucy Thorton
Birth1781
Death
FLettice Thorton
Birth1786
Death
FBett Thorton
Birth1789
Death
MTom Thorton
Birth1789
Death
FCiller Thorton
Birth1793
Death