John Thornley (1801 - 1893)

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Birthplace: Ulnes Walton, Lancashire, England, UK
Death: Died in Smithfield, Cache, UT, USA
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About John Thornley

(son of Robert Thornley and Jane Welsh of Ulneswalten, Lancastershire, England). Born March 4, 1801, at Ulneswalten. Came to Utah 1865.

   Married:	Helen Langton 1827, Eccles, Lancashire, England. (daughter of Ralph Langton and Mary Rigby of Eccles).
   Their children:
           Alice born 1827, married Thomas Swift;
           Robert born 1830, married Annie Brighton;
           John born 1832, married Margaret Stringfellow;
           Mary born 1834, died infant;
           Thomas born 1837;
           Mary born 1842, married Thomas Carr.
   Family home was in England until they came to Utah. Died May 18, 1893.


   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 423
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John Thornley's Timeline

May 4, 1801
Ulnes Walton, Lancashire, England, UK
March 27, 1826
Age 24
Croston, Lancashire, England, UK
February 8, 1833
Age 31
Bolton, Lancashire, England, UK
Age 68
Utah, USA
Age 68
May 18, 1893
Age 92
Smithfield, Cache, UT, USA