Saturday, September 09, 2006

Rev. J.E. Thorne

Rev. J.E. Thorne* was a "Minister of the Gospel" and the officiant at the following (Black) Monroe County marriages:
1903 -
William Harrison Pack & Burkey Elizabeth Pack, 5/31/1903
1904 -
C.W. wilson & Florence Symns, 7/20/1904

*Not sure if he was Caucasian or Black

Note that the only other "Thorne" entry that I have in my Notes (Black Residents of Greenbrier, Monroe, Pocahontas, & Summers Counties by Carol Haynes) is
Martha Thorne who appears on the 1900 Census, Greenbrier County, Falling Springs District, Black Female, age 40, servant, born in Virginia & on the 1900 Census, GC, FlngSD, BF, 50, single, Cook, b. in Va., & on the 1930 Census, GC, FlngSD, BF, 61, servant, b. in Va.

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