Wellington Genealogy Group
Wellington Genealogy Group

Member of GAR post 219

John B. Thorington

Age: 38
Birthplace: N.Y.
Residence: Wellington O.
Occupation: Laborer
Entry into the Service
Date: Sept. 2"1862
Rank: Private
Co.: K
Regiment: 157" N.Y.V.I.
Final Discharge
Date: July 10" 1865
Rank: Private
Co.: K
Regiment: 157" N.Y.V.I.
Length of Service: 33 months
Cause of Discharge: Order War Dept.
Date of Muster into the G.A.R.: May 23" 1883
When Honorably Discharged:
When Suspended:
When Dropped:
Where Buried: Greenwood, Wellington, O.
Nature of Wounds Received:
When and in what Engagements Wounded:
Remarks: Died Nov. 6th 1912


Wellington Enterprise 13 Nov 1912 pg 3

Died. On Wednesday last, after a prolonged illness, Comrade John Thornton, aged 67 years. The funeral was held on Friday, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. He was a member of Hamlin Post and was an Ohio veteran. His berieved family have the sympathy of all in their affliction.