721. James Thorne was born in 1784 in near New Windsor, Orange Co, NY. He died on 8 Jan 1859 in Brooklyn, Kings Co, NY. His residence was 70 W. Baltic St., Brooklyn, NY. He was buried in Marlboro, Ulster Co, NY. James Thorne, his brother John and their brother-in-law, John Buckley, operated a large textile mill in Marlboro, NY from 1822 to 1830. It was called THORNES & BUCKLEY. After this James Thorne moved to NYC and worked for the Customs Service until his death.
He was married
to Phebe Townsend (daughter of Solomon Townsend and
Anne Townsend) on 26 Jun 1817 in New York. Phebe
Townsend was buried in Indian Hill Cemetery, Middletown, CT. buried here
as son Robert Townsend was a clergyman there. James Thorne and Phebe Townsend
had the following children: