NameUNNAMED , M
Spouses
Birth Date26 Dec 1837
Birth PlaceBolton Le Moors, Lancashire, England
Death Date29 Jan 1930
Death PlaceFerris, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Burial DateJan 1930
Burial PlacePowellton, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Burial MemoThornber Cemetery
FatherAdam PILKINGTON , M (1809-1856)
MotherJane GARSIDE , F (1811-1880)
ChildrenGenevra Emorant , F (1858-1912)
Notes for Margaret (Spouse 1)
“Mrs. Thornber continued to reside upon the home farm until 1901, when she purchased a beautiful residence on Maple Street in Ferris. She is there residing together with her niece and grandson, David Mccollom, sho she has reared to the age of eighteen years. Mrs. Thornber is a member of the Methodist Protestant church.”

Source: “Henry Thornber,” Biographical Review of Hancock County, Illinois, Hobart Publishing Company, Chicago, 1907, pp 360
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Census notes for Margaret (Spouse 1)
1850 US Census, Illinois
Sonora, Hancock County

Adam Pilkinton, age 61 [sic], farmer, born England
Jane Pilkinton, age 39, born England
Elizabeth Pilkinton, age 16, born England
Margaret Pilkinton, age 13, born England
Amos Pilkinton, age 11, born England
Alice, Pilkinton, age 2, born Illinois
Joshua King, age 71, born England
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1860 US Census, Illinois
Sonora, Hancock County
Post Office: Nauvoo

Mrs. Jane Pilkington, age 45, born England
Margaret Pilkington, age 23, born England
Amos Pilkington, age 20, Farmer, born England
Alice J. Pilkington, age 12, born Illinois
Mary A. Pilkington, age 10, born Illinois
George M. Gafferty, age 15, Farm Laborer, born Illinois
Jane Evsee, age 1, born Illinois
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1870 US Census, Illinois
Hancock County, Rock Creek

Thornber, Henry, age 54, Farmer, born England
Thornber, Margaret, age 32, Keeping House, born England
Thornber, David R, age 20, Farm Laborer, born Illinois
Thornber, Mary Ann, age 18, born Illinois
Thornber, John T, age 15, Farm Laborer, born England
Thornber, Lucy M, age 12, born Illinois
Thornber, William H, age 9, born Illinois
Thornber, James M, age 3, born Illinois
Thornber, Amos J, age 10mos, born Illinois
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1900 US Census, Illinois
Hancock County, Rock Creek Twp

Thornber, Amos J, Head, born Aug 1869, age 30, widow, born Illinois, parents born England, Physician & Surgeon
Thornber, Gladys S, Daur, born May 1892, age 8, born Illinois, parents born Illinois, at school
Thornber, Geraldine M, Daur, born Nov 1893, age 6, born Iowa, parents born Illinois, at school
Thornber, Margaret, Mother, born Dec 1837, age 62, widow, 2 births, 2 still living, born England, parents born England, Housekeeping
McCullan, David, Nephew, born Oct 1888, age 11, born Illinois, parents born Illinois, at school
Spears, Jennie A, Servant, born Nov 1859, age 40, born Illinois, father born Ohio, mother born England, Servant
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Immigration notes for Margaret (Spouse 1)
Date of Departure: 21 Oct 1843
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
LDS Immigrants: 91
Date of Arrival: 6 Dec 1843
Port of Arrival: New Orleans, Louisiana

Jane Pilkington (age 31),
Mary Pilkington (age 9),
Margaret Pilkington (age 5),
Betty Pilkington (age 4), and
Amos Pilkington (age 3).

A Compilation of General Voyage Notes
"TWENTY-THIRD COMPANY. -- Champion, 91 souls. October 21st, 1843, the ship Champion sailed from Liverpool with ninty-one Saints on board, bound for Nauvoo, via New Orleans. The above which is taken from Linforth's 'Route from Liverpool to Great Salt Lake Valley,' is all the information that I have been able to glean about this company." "Sat. 21 [Oct. 1843] -- The ship Champion sailed from Liverpool with 91 Saints, bound for Nauvoo."
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