606. Richard Mickle Thorne
was born on 12 Oct 1811 in Gloucester Co, NJ. He died on 13 Sep 1880 in
Richmond, VA. He died of consumption. He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond,
VA. Philip V. Thorne Notes:
It's not yet clear where the named Mickle comes, Richard Mickle Thorne's father
is Isaac, he has a brother Thomas, with a dtr Mary Ann Thorne; Mary Ann Thorn
married William Mickle Paul III; so somewhere in New Jersey we will find some
Richard Mickle Thorne was resident in Richmond, Virgina, prior to the outbreak
of hostilities, between the North & South. He was said by descendants to
have been a very tender hearted man. Confederate soldiers arrived one day &
comandeered several of his best horses. Apparently he had a tremendous sentimental
attachment to these horses, as he is said to have wept over their forced departure,
not from a monetary sense but an emotional one.
He was married to Rebecca Stiles
on 25 Dec 1846 in New Jersey?. Rebecca Stiles was
born on 27 Dec 1810 in New Jersey. She died on 25 May 1884 in Richmond, VA.
She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, VA. Richard Mickle Thorne and
Rebecca Stiles had the following children:
Richard Willis Thorne.