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Joseph Thomas Thornton 1874-1930

Born: 1874 Dunmore PA
Occupation: Coal Miner
Residence: 327 Apple Street, Dunmore PA
Died: 16 Sep 1930
Burial: Dunmore Cemetery

Married: Mary Ann Ruddy 14 Aug 1894

Parents:
Hall Thornton
Barbara Allison

Children:
Hall 1896
Margery 1900 (My Grandmother)
Barbara 1912

Joseph Thornton often used his middle name, Thomas. He served as a private in the 13th Pennsylvania Infantry during the Spanish-American war. He served from June 1898 to March 1899.

Obituary
Joseph T. Thornton, 217 West Drinker Street, Dunmore, died in his home on Monday afternoon. He was 56 years of age and was a member of Dunmore Presbyterian church, Scranton Aerie of Eagles and the Neptune Hose Company. Besides his widow, Mr. Thornton is survived by a son, Hall; two daughters, Mrs. Peter Manley and Miss Barbara Thornton; a sister, Mrs. Delmer Belknapp; a brother, Allison Thornton, and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o’clock with services in the late home. Interment will be in Dunmore cemetery.


Joseph and Mary Thornton
with Margery and Hall
1903