Biographical Sketch of Orville E. Thornton
(See Ward)-Orville Elihu, son of George Washington and Emily Jane (Austin) Thornton was born day 29, 1876, in Iowa and educated in that state;
Married in Iowa April 2, 1898 Drucilla A., daughter of Reuben and Elizabeth Ann Conley, Their adopted daughter Georgia Myrtle Martin was born at Centralia February 22, 1910 and has been with them since she was 5 days old. She is generally known as Georgia Myrtle Thornton.
Mr. Thornton’s Justice of the Peace at Centralia and is engaged in farming.
George Washington Thornton was born on Beanies Prairie on February 2, 1856.
MLA Source Citation:Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 31 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/biographical-sketch-of-orville-e-thornton.htm - Last updated on Nov 26th, 2012
Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.