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Alice Thornton (Savage)

Birthplace: Gloucester, Virginia
Death: Died in Gloucester , Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Captain Anthony Savage and Sarah Savage
Wife of Francis Thornton, I
Mother of Sarah Alice Taliaferro; Elizabeth Gibson; Francis Thornton, Jr.; Margaret (Mary) Strother; Martha Catlett and 3 others

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About Alice Thornton

Alice Savage

  • Birth: 1653 - Gloucester, Virginia, USA
  • Parents: Anthony Savage
  • Husband: Francis Thornton
  • Death: aft 1691 - Petsworth Parish, Gloucester, Virginia

Alice married Francis THORTON, son of William THORTON and Elisia BILLINGTON, on 13 Apr 1674 in Gloucester Co., Virginia.1 (Francis THORTON was born on 5 Nov 1651 in Gloucester Co., Virginia 1 and died between 1715 and 1726 in King George Co., Virginia 1.)


  1. Elizabeth (Thornton) Conway Gibson
  2. Margaret (Thornton) Strother
  3. Sarah (Thornton) Taliaferro
  4. William Thornton
  5. Francis Thornton 2nd
  6. Rowland Thornton
  7. Anthony Thornton
  8. Ann Thornton


  1. Roberts, Gary Boyd, The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004.), p. 314, Family History Library, 273 D2rrd.
  2. Watson, Annah Walker Robinson, Some Notable Families of America (New York: 1898.), p. 62, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.2 T238-6.
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong, The Buckners of Virginia (New York: The Genealogical Association, 1907.), pp. 221, 281, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.2 B925.
  4. Ligon, William D., The Ligon Family and Connections (New York: 1947.), p. 41, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.2 L726.
  5. Old King William homes and families : an account of some of the old homesteads and families of King William County, Virginia, f [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Clarke, Peyton Neale,. Old King William homes and families : an account of some of the old homesteads and families of King William County, Virginia, from its earliest settlement. Louisville: J.P. Morton and Co., 1897. 
  6. The William and Mary Quarterly, Volume 20 (Google eBook) Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Earl Gregg Swem, Richard Lee Morton. Institute of Early American History and Culture., 1912 - Virginia. Page 270.


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Alice Thornton's Timeline

November 1651
Gloucester, Virginia
Age 16
Hanover, VA, USA
January 3, 1674
Age 22
Gloucester, Virginia
April 2, 1678
Age 26
Richmond Co, VA
December 14, 1680
Age 29
Gloucester, Virginia
December 17, 1680
Age 29
January 4, 1682
Age 30
Stafford, Virginia
August 1, 1685
Age 33
of "Crowes" King George Co., Va.
September 27, 1691
Age 39
Gloucester Co., VA