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  • Agnes Blake (1593 - 1678)
    Immigration: From England, on the Hopewell, 1635. * Find a Grave Memorial Citation: Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 19 August 2021), memorial page for Agnes Thorne Blake (12 Jan 1593–22 ...
  • Agnes Thorne (b. - aft.1634)
    notes==01/11/2013: I have come across this new information. In these documents, Richard's spelling is Bristow, as in early CT documents and Henry's spelling is Bristoe as in early CT documents. I'm no ...
  • Alfred A Thorne (1867 - 1907)
    Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Feb 6 2022, 11:07:00 UTC
  • Alfred A. Thorne (1871 - 1956)
    Alfred Athiel Thorne, LLD, MA (August 14, 1871–April 23, 1956) (known as "A.A. Thorne"), was a Popular Statesman, Incisive Author, Advocate for Educational Access, and Key Contributor to the History of...
  • Alice Harper (1508 - 1569)

About the Thorne surname

Benjamin Thorne, born in Sherbourne, Dorset, England, son of Benjamin Thorne and Henrietta Wigginton, emigrated to Upper Canada around 1820 to join his sister Susanna and her husband William Parsons. He settled in Vaughn Township, village later called Thornhill, the Parsons family lived across the street but in Markham Twp. Benjamin was very involved in buying and building farms and mills, and shipping crops to England. He donated land for Trinity Church, died in 1848, buried in the churchyard in Thornhill. He married Anna Maria Lodge Wilcocks in 1831, in York, daughter of John Lodge Wilcocks and Anna Maria Merriman. They had nine children. Details in Candian Dic Bio,