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Re: Thomas Foxhall & Sarah Bracewell
Posted by: Shelley Dollins (ID *****3962) Date: August 27, 2006 at 12:35:24
In Reply to: Re: Thomas Foxhall & Sarah Bracewell by Wayne Preston of 12


This is all the information I have about the Thomas Foxhall/Sarah Bracewell family. Hopefully it will look familiar to someone.


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Foxhall-Bracewell




First Generation




1. Thomas FOXHALL1 birth date unknown.

He married Sarah BRACEWELL.
Thomas FOXHALL and Sarah BRACEWELL had the following child:

+ 2 i. Mary2 FOXHALL was born ABT 1764.


Second Generation


2. Mary FOXHALL (Thomas) was born ABT 1764. Mary died
1845 in Holly Springs, Marshall Co., MS, at 81 years of age.
THE GUARD, HOLLY SPRINGS, MS, NEWSPAPER, MAY 29, 1845

Mrs. Mary Thornton died Saturday morning last in the 81st year
of her age, a native of Edgecomb County, North Carolina.
Member of Baptist Church nearly 50 years.

She married Robert Glover THORNTON in Edgecombe Co., N.C.,
12 JAN 1783. Robert was born in St. Croix, West Indies 06
MAR 1761. Robert was the son of John THORNTON and Mary 2
HAMILTON. Robert died 16 SEP 1826 in Fayette Co., TN, at 65
years of age. THE HISTORY OF FAYETTE COUNTY, TN, 1986,
Somerville Library, p.220.

Robert Glover Thornton, one of the founding fathers of Fayette
County, was born on the Isle of St. Croix,West Indies, 6
Mar 1761, to John and Mary Hamilton Thornton. Family papers
state that Robert, at age 15, came to America to atend school
with his double first cousin, Alexander Hamilton, and that
Thornton later served under General George Washington.

Mary FOXHALL and Robert Glover THORNTON had the following
children:

3 i. Sarah THORNTON was born in Edgecombe Co.,
N.C. She married KIRK.
4 ii. Ann THORNTON was born in Edgecombe Co., N.C. 26
APR 1784.
5 iii. John THORNTON was born in Edgecombe Co., N.C.
21 SEP 1788.He married Katy 06 OCT 1808.
6 iv. Charity THORNTON was born in Edgecombe Co.,
N.C. 07 JAN 1791. She married John T.
PATTERSON 1815.
7 v. William W. THORNTON was born in Edgecombe Co.,
N.C. 20 SEP 1793. He married Mary GRAVES 27
JAN 1818.
Mary was born in NC ABT 1796. Mary was
the daughter of Ralph GRAVESSr. and Elizabeth.
8 vi. Margaret THORNTON was born in Hancock Co., GA
28 OCT 1795. She married John W GRAVES 04 FEB
1817.
9 vii. Mary B. THORNTON was born in Hancock Co., GA 06
MAR 1798. Mary died 01 OCT 1878 at 80 years of
age. She married James H. GRAVES 18 AUG
1818.
10 viii. Robert THORNTON was born in Hancock Co., GA 23
JUL 1800. Robert died 11 JUL 1850 at 49 years
of age. He married Emily GRAVES 08 FEB 1832.
11 ix. Hamilton THORNTON was born in Hancock Co., GA
20 NOV 1802. He married twice. He married
Mary A. MCEACHERN 31 MAR 1825. Mary was born
06 MAR 1806.
Mary died 03 NOV 1851 at 45 years
of age. Her body was interred 1851 in Holly
Springs, Marshall Co., MS, Hillcrest Cem. He
married Mary A. JOHNSON in Fayette Co., TN,
1856. Mary was born in GA.
12 x. Susanah THORNTON was born in Hancock Co., GA 22
JUN 1806. She married Jesse T. SCRUGGS 04 JUN
1823.
13 xi. Thomas F.THORNTON was born in Maury Co., TN 23
JUL 1807.

















































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