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    Dozier Thornton

    Male 1755 - Abt 1843  (88 years)

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    • Name Dozier Thornton 
      Born 14 Apr 1755  Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Gender Male 
      Died Abt. Sep 1843  Franklin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Person ID I109  Georgia Revolutionary War Graves
      Last Modified 28 Nov 2017 

    • Headstones
      Thornton, Dozier (New Headstone)
      Thornton, Dozier (New Headstone)
      GPS: N 34 23' and 0'; W 83 05' 58'
      Thornton, Dozier (Old DAR Marker)
      Thornton, Dozier (Old DAR Marker)
      GPS: N 34 23' and 0'; W 83 05' 58'

    • Notes 
      • Dozier Thornton (B: 1755 in Lunenburg County,Va) moved with his parents to North Carolina and later to GA. (He signed a will on 27 Jul 1837 in Franklin Co., Georgia. "WILL OF Dozier THORNTON"); m(2) Jane Pullian (24 May 1826 Franklin County, GA); died in Franklin Co., GA.; although not proven, they had 19 children, 8 sons and 11 daughters. Dozier Thornton was a reverend and organized many churches, incl Van's Creek Baptist Church (served over 40 yrs. and baptized the famous Cherokee Indian Chief (David Van). He was also instrumental in the formation of Doves Creek and Falling Creek Bap. Ch.