Thornhill, Robert Hall

Birth Name Thornhill, Robert Hall [1] [2a] [3a] [4a]
Gramps ID I0099
Gender male
Age at Death 85 years, 9 months, 23 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth [E0102] 12 Nov 1845 Campbell County, Virginia, USA Birth of Robert Hall Thornhill

[5a] [6a]
Residence [E0080] 1850 Campbell County, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 1180, Campbell, Virginia, USA

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Census [E0079] 1850 Campbell County, Virginia, USA 1850 Census, Campbell, Virginia; Roll: M432_938; Page: 208; Image: 416

County: Campbell

State: Virginia

Enumeration Date: 7 Dec 1850

Age: 5

Place of Birth: Virginia

Dwelling: 1180

Family: 1180

Sex: Male

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Residence [E3332] 1860 Campbell County, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 465, Eastern District, Campbell County, VA

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Census [E3333] 1860 Campbell County, Virginia, USA 1860 Census; Eastern District, Campbell, VA; Roll M653_1338; p.257; Image 264; FHL Film 805338

Page: 61

Township: Eastern District

County: Campbell

State: Virginia

Date: 28 Jul 1860

Post Office: Thornhills Shop

Dwelling: 465

Family: 465

Age: 15

Sex: Male

Birthplace: Virginia

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Residence [E3331] 1863 Campbell County, Virginia, USA Living in Campbell County, VA

[3a]
Military Service [E2437] 15 Oct 1863 Richmond, Virginia, USA Private Company A, 20th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery

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Military Service [E2435] 6 Apr 1865 Burkeville, Nottoway, Virginia, USA Captured at the battle of Sayler's Creek

Rank: Private

Unit: 20th Virginia Battery

Company: A

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Military Service [E2436] 25 Jun 1865   Released from POW on oath of loyalty

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Residence [E1662] 1870 Campbell County, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 686, Eastern Division, Campbell, VA

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Census [E1661] 1870 Campbell County, Virginia, USA 1870 Census, Eastern Division, Campbell, Virginia; Roll: M593_1638; Page: 50; Image: 398

Page: 99

Township: Eastern Division

County: Campbell

State: Virginia

Enumeration Date: 13 Jul 1870

Post Office: Lynchburg

Dwelling: 686

Family: 730

Age: 24

Sex: Male

Race: White

Occupation: Farmer

Birthplace: Virginia

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Census [E1403] 1880 Rustburg, Campbell, Virginia, USA 1880 Census, Rustburgh, Campbell, Virginia; Roll: T9_1358; Family History Film: 1255358; Page: 147.2000; Enumeration District: 45

Enumeration Date: 19 Jun 1880

County: Campbell

State: Virginia

Place: Rustburg

Page: 50

Supervisor's District: 2

Enumeration District: 45

Dwelling: 438

Family: 438

Race: White

Sex: Male

Age: 34

Birthplace: Virginia

Relationship: Head

Marital Status: Married

Occupation: Farmer

Father's Birthplace: Virginia

Mother's Birthplace: Virginia

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Residence [E1404] 1880 Rustburg, Campbell, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 438, Rustburg, VA

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Occupation [E1405] 1880 Rustburg, Campbell, Virginia, USA Farmer

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Marriage (Groom) [E0590] 12 Dec 1894 Virginia, USA Marriage of Robert Hall Thornhill and Cornelia F Pugh

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Census [E1410] 1900 Rustburg, Campbell, Virginia, USA 1900 Census, Rustburg, Campbell, Virginia; Roll: T623 1703; Page: 6A

State: Virginia

County: Campbell

Township: Rustburg

Sheet: 6A

Enumeration Date: 12 Jun 1900

Enumerator: C G Moorman

Dwelling: 97

Family: 97

Relationship: Head

Race: White

Sex: Male

Birthdate: Nov 1845

Age: 54

Marital Status: Married

Number of years married: 5

Birthplace: Virginia

Father's Birthplace: Virginia

Mother's Birthplace: Virginia

Occupation: Farmer

Home: Owned

Mortgage: Free

Farm: yes

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Residence [E1411] 1900 Rustburg, Campbell, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 97, Rustburg, VA

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Occupation [E1412] 1900 Rustburg, Campbell, Virginia, USA Farmer

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Census [E1406] 1930 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA 1930 Census, Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: 2435; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 7; Image: 134.0

State: Virginia

County: Appomattox

Township: Stonewall

Enumeration Date: 16 Apr 1930

Supervisor's District: 11

Enumeration District: 6-7

Sheet: 9A

Enumerator: Wiley J. Smith

Street: Spout Springs to Hebron Road

Attribute Note

This most likely follows approximately the same route as the combination of present day 647 and 613 from Spout Spring to Hebron Baptist Church. It would be interesting to try and find a map from the time to confirm this theory.

Dwelling: 163

Family: 168

Relationship: Father

Sex: Male

Race: White

Age: 84

Marital Status: Widdowed

Birthplace: Virginia

Father's Birthplace: Virginia

Mother's Birthplace: Virginia

Verteran: yes

War: Civ

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Residence [E1408] 1930 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 163, Stonewall, Appomattox, VA

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Death [E0103] 5 Sep 1931 Virginia, USA Death of Robert Hall Thornhill

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Burial [E3109] after 5 Sep 1931 Hebron Baptist Church, Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Burial of Robert Hall Thornhill

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Parents

Father Thornhill, Jesse Jr [I100233077132]
Mother Doss, Mary Carson [I100233077133]
Siblings
  1. Thornhill, John Overstreet [I0233]
  2. Thornhill, Jane Carson [I100233077129]
  3. Thornhill, Joshua Taylor [I0234]
  4. Thornhill, William [I100233077130]
  5. Thornhill, Jesse Stevens [I0235]

Families

Married Wife Webb, Fetna Eleanor [I0100]
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage [E0226] 16 Dec 1866 Virginia, USA Marriage of Robert Hall Thornhill and Fetna Eleanor Watkins Webb

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  Children
  1. Thornhill, Mary W [I1880]
  2. Thornhill, Joshua Taylor [I0409]
  3. Thornhill, Janie Watkins [I0410]
  4. Thornhill, George Overstreet [I0405]
  5. Thornhill, Mary Elizabeth [I0435]
  6. Thornhill, Annie Mosley [I0087]
Married Wife Pugh, Cornelia F. [I0209]
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage [E0590] 12 Dec 1894 Virginia, USA Marriage of Robert Hall Thornhill and Cornelia F Pugh

[6a]
  Children
  1. Thornhill, Robert Hall Jr. [I0210]
  2. Thornhill, [Living] [I0211]

Gallery

  1. Robert Hall

Attributes

Attribute/ Type Value Notes Sources
Veteran Civil War

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Race White

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National Origin USA

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Height 5' 10.5"

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Eyes Blue

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Source References

  1. International Genealogical Index (R) [S0021]
  2. 1850 US Federal Census [S0018]
    1. Date: 7 Dec 1850
      Page: Campbell, Virginia; Roll: M432_938; Page: 208; Image: 416
  3. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [S0053]
    1. Page: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=civilwar_histdatasys&h=1422671&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt&ssrc=pt_t477778_p-2078065012_g32770
      Confidence: Low
      Source Reference Note:

      Name: Robert H Thornhill
      Residence: Campbell County, Virginia
      Enlistment Date: 15 Oct 1863
      Rank at enlistment: Private
      Enlistment Place: Richmond, VA
      State Served: Virginia
      Survived the War?: Yes
      Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Virginia 20th Heavy Artillery Battalion on 15 Oct 1863.
      Description: height: 5 ft. 10½ in., fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair.
      Sources: The Virginia Regimental Histories Series

  4. 1860 US Federal Census [S0042]
    1. Date: 28 Jul 1860
      Page: Eastern District, Campbell, VA; Roll M653_1338; p.257; Image 264; FHL Film 805338
  5. Ancestry Family Trees [S3703188182]
    1. Confidence: Very Low
  6. 1900 US Federal Census [S0036]
    1. Date: 12 Jun 1900
      Page: Rustburg, Campbell, Virginia; Roll: T623 1703; Page: 6A
  7. Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865 [S0074]
    1. Page: Roll M598_107 Image 4023
  8. 1870 US Federal Census [S0041]
    1. Date: 13 Jul 1870
      Page: Eastern Division, Campbell, Virginia; Roll: M593_1638; Page: 50; Image: 398
  9. 1880 US Federal Census [S1001]
    1. Date: 19 Jun 1880
      Page: Rustburgh, Campbell, Virginia; Roll: T9_1358; Family History Film: 1255358; Page: 147.2000; Enumeration District: 45
  10. 1930 US Federal Census [S0034]
    1. Date: 16 Apr 1930
      Page: Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: 2435; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 7; Image: 134.0
  11. Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery Survey [S0037]
    1. Date: 27 Dec 2008

Pedigree

  1. Thornhill, Jesse Jr
    1. Doss, Mary Carson
      1. Thornhill, John Overstreet
      2. Thornhill, Jane Carson
      3. Thornhill, Joshua Taylor
      4. Thornhill, William
      5. Thornhill, Jesse Stevens
      6. Thornhill, Robert Hall
        1. Webb, Fetna Eleanor
          1. Thornhill, Mary W
          2. Thornhill, Joshua Taylor
          3. Thornhill, Janie Watkins
          4. Thornhill, George Overstreet
          5. Thornhill, Mary Elizabeth
          6. Thornhill, Annie Mosley
        2. Pugh, Cornelia F.
          1. Thornhill, Robert Hall Jr.
          2. Thornhill, [Living]

Ancestors