- Birth Date
- 2 January 1835
- Death Date
- 15 March 1918
Thomas Ephraim Thornton
Son of Oliver and Mary Thornton. According to census records, the Thornton family was living in Pottawattamie in 1850. At the time of the 1856 Utah Territorial Census he was living in Lake City (American Fork,) Utah County, Utah and this is where he married this same year.
- Age at Departure: 17
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- 1856 Utah Census.
- 1860 Utah Census.
- "American Fork: Pioneer Dies of General Debility," Deseret Evening News , 16 Mar. 1918, 7.
- "American Fork Pioneer is Dead," Salt Lake Herald, 16 Mar. 1918, 3.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 306.