John Thornton
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John and Araminta Blount Thornton

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John Thornton
Born: 12 November 1850, Alabama
Died: 06 November 1919, Grimes County, Texas
Married: 20 January 1881 in Grimes County, Texas to Araminta Lucritia Blount
Son of John Thornton and Mary Rebecca Carpenter
Came to Texas about 1853

Araminta Lucritia Blount
Born: 12 December 1864, Red Top, Grimes County, Texas
Died: 13 May 1924, Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas
Daughter of William Augustus Blount and Sarah Ann Turrentine

Walter Theodore, Mollie L., Francis Eugene, John Jefferson, Alice Nancy, Burlin Edward, Ira Gardner, Willie Napoleon, Levi Garrett, Betty Orzella, Obedience Ozella, and Edna Mae Thornton

Burial Information
John is buried at Lake Grove Cemetery, near the Mesa Community, Grimes County, Texas
Araminta is buried at Green Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas
Tombstone of John Thornton

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