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Joseph Patrick Thornhill, Sr

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA, Beaufort District, South Carolina, United States
Death: 1850 (84-85)
Pike County, Mississippi, USA, Old Pike, Mississippi, United States
Place of Burial: Topisaw, Pike County, Mississippi, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Thornhill and Elizabeth Browning
Husband of Elizabeth Fitzpatrick
Father of William Elisha Thornhill; Malissa Liddy Rushing (Thornhill); Joseph Patrick Thornhill; Mary Thornhill; Benjamin FitzPatrick Thornhill and 3 others
Brother of William Thornhill, Jr; Absolem Thornhill and Jesse Thornhill

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About Joseph Thornhill

1850 US Census shows Joseph and Elizabeth residing with Evan Thornhill, their son. His death would have been after the census was taken.

Biography

Joseph Thornhill was born in 1765 in Beaufort District, South Carolina, United States.

Joseph married Elizabeth Thornhill (Fitzpatrick) in 1795 in South Carolina. Together they had the following children:

He died in 1850 in Old Pike, Mississippi, United States and was buried in 1851 in Topisaw, Pike County, Mississippi, United States.



1850 US Census shows Joseph and Elizabeth residing with Evan Thornhill, their son. His death would have been after the census was taken.


[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/131239950/joseph-thornhill]

Joseph and wife Elizabeth may be buried in the Founders Cemetery in Tylertown where he had acquired land. The burial location is unknown.

Joseph was born in circa 1765. He came with his family to Pike Co., MS in 1811. He died sometime after the 1850 census, probably between 1851 and 1859.

Georgia Passports by Mary Bryan, Director of Georgia Department of Archives and History, Pages 54-55

Regarding Thornhills

There was a passport issued to a William Thornhill on 2 March 1811 for William Thornhill and William Odum, the former with his wife and five children, and his wife's mother, and One (passport) for Messrs. (French abbreviation for a man, commonly used at the time) Joseph, William and Robert Thornhill, the former ( that would be Joseph) with his wife and six negroes all from Beaufort District, South Carolina.

Joseph Thornhill was in Pike County, Mississippi for 1820 US Fed Cen.

Joseph married Elizabeth Fitzpatrick c 1794 in Beaufort Co., SC. They had the following known children: William Elisha, Malissa Lydia "Liddy", Mary "Polly", Joseph Patrick, Benjamin Fitzpatrick, Solomon, Evan Jones, Hiram Henry, and John.

Per The Tylertown News 2 Sept 1999, Tylertown, Mississippi "According to available history, the land on which Tylertown is located was originally acquired by J. Thornhill, September 20, 1808."

This means Joseph acquired the land patent before bringing his family to the Mississippi Territory.

First Families of Mississippi is another source.

Note: Joseph and wife Elizabeth may be buried in the Founders Cemetery in Tylertown where he had acquired land. The burial location is unknown.

Joseph was born c1765. He came with his family to Pike Co., MS in 1811. He died sometime after the 1850 census, probably between 1851 and 1859.

Georgia Passports by Mary Bryan, Director of Georgia Department of Archives and History, Pages 54-55

Regarding Thornhills

There was a passport issued to a William Thornhill on 2 March 1811 for William Thornhill and William Odum, the former with his wife and five children, and his wife's mother, and One (passport) for Messrs. (French abbreviation for a man, commonly used at the time) Joseph, William and Robert Thornhill, the former ( that would be Joseph) with his wife and six negroes all from Beaufort District, South Carolina.

Joseph Thornhill was in Pike County, Mississippi for 1820 US Fed Cen.

Joseph married Elizabeth Fitzpatrick c 1794 in Beaufort Co., SC. They had the following known children: William Elisha, Malissa Lydia "Liddy", Mary "Polly", Joseph Patrick, Benjamin Fitzpatrick, Solomon, Evan Jones, Hiram Henry and John.

Per The Tylertown News 2 Sept 1999, Tylertown, Mississippi "According to available history, the land on which Tylertown is located was originally acquired by J. Thornhill, September 20, 1808."

This means Joseph acquired the land patent before bringing his family to Mississippi Territory.

First Families of Mississippi is another source.

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Joseph Thornhill's Timeline

1765
1765
Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA, Beaufort District, South Carolina, United States
1796
April 18, 1796
Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States
1800
1800
South Carolina, USA, South Carolina, United States
1804
1804
1807
December 1807
Beaufort, Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, South Carolina, United States
December 1807
Beaufort, South Carolina, USA, South Carolina, United States
1810
1810
Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
1814
1814
Old Pike, Mississippi, United States
1816
April 6, 1816
Pike County, Mississippi, United States of America