See also

Family of John THORNE and Mary LEY

Husband: John THORNE (1762-1842)
Wife: Mary LEY (c. 1760-1843)
Children: Mary THORNE (c. 1790-1862)
John THORNE (c. 1793-1861)
James THORNE (c. 1795-1872)
Samuel THORNE (1798- )
Susanna THORNE (c. 1801- )
Marriage 15 Jul 1789 Bradford, Devon, England

Husband: John THORNE

Name: John THORNE1
Sex: Male
Father: John THORNE ( - )
Mother: Agnes UNKNOWN ( -1806)
Birth 1762 Langtree, Devon, England
Death 10 Dec 1842 (age 79-80) Shebbear, Devon, England
Cause: Typhus Fever

Wife: Mary LEY

Name: Mary LEY1
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth c. 1760 Bradford, Devon, England
Death 27 Jan 1843 (age 82-83) Shebbear, Devon, England

Child 1: Mary THORNE

Name: Mary THORNE1
Sex: Female
Spouse: William PETT (c. 1794-1877)
Birth c. 1790 Shebbear, Devon, England
Death 1862 (age 71-72) Shebbear, Devon, England

Child 2: John THORNE

Name: John THORNE1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Frances ADAMS (c. 1801-1863)
Birth c. 1793 Shebbear, Devon, England
Death 1861 (age 67-68) Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada

Child 3: James THORNE

Name: James THORNE1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Catherine REED (c. 1797- )
Birth c. 1795 Shebbear, Devon, England
Death 1872 (age 76-77)

Child 4: Samuel THORNE

Name: Samuel THORNE1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Mary O'BRYAN ( - )
Birth 9 Jun 1798 Shebbear, Devon, England

Child 5: Susanna THORNE

Name: Susanna THORNE1
Sex: Female
Birth c. 1801 Shebbear, Devon, England

Note on Husband: John THORNE

of North Furze farm and of Lake Farm, Shebbear. The family moved to Lake Farm around 1809 -1810. In 1811 John was an Overseer of the Poor, administering Parish Relief.. In 1817 he donated the land for Lake Chapel to the Bible Christians.

Note on Wife: Mary LEY

Mary , like her husband, was an enthusiastic supporter of the Bible Christians, and made a preaching tour that lasted several weeks, on one occasion at Black Torrington suffering a cut to her cheek from a stone that was thrown at her.


1"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009