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Eliza Thornton

Female 1817 - 1909  (91 years)


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  • Name Eliza Thornton 
    Born 31 Aug 1817  Huddersfield, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Eliza Sheard 
    Residence 1860  Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-199927 
    Died 1909  Humboldt, Richardson, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I199927  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Thomas Thornton,   b. 1782, Mirfield, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830, Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Sarah (Sally) Dransfield,   b. 1785, Mirfield, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 Jul 1804  Thornhill, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F29040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charles Sheard,   b. 1805, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Apr 1838 
    Children 
     1. Eli Sheard,   b. 1839, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1865  (Age 26 years)
     2. Joseph Sheard,   b. 7 Nov 1840, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1928, Cathay, Wells, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Thomas Sheard,   b. 1843, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1936, Cathay, Wells, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Henry Sheard,   b. 1846, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John Sheard,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F55932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2302] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 (Ancestry.com).
      Eliza Thornton
      Gender:Female
      Baptism Date:31 Aug 1817
      Baptism Place:Huddersfield, York, England
      Father:Thomas Thornton
      Mother:Sally
      FHL Film Number:990694

    2. [S1635] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1860 8th Census, Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois; Roll: M653_230; Page: 516; Family History Library Film: 803230.
      Chas. Sheard 54 England
      Eliz 44 England
      Joseph Canada
      Thomas 17 Canada
      H. 14 Canada
      J. 11 Canada

    3. [S1803] zzEngland, Marriages, 1538-1973, ).
      Thomas Thornton
      GenderMale
      Marriage Date24 Jun 1804
      Marriage PlaceThornhill, York, England
      SpouseSarah Dransfield
      FHL Film Number1542085
      Reference IDpg130rn156

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Aug 1817 - Huddersfield, , Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1909 - Humboldt, Richardson, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
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