2665. John W. Thorn
was born on 17 Jul 1842 in Ravenswood, WV. He died in Preston County, VA.
He was buried in Preston County, VA. Philip V. Thorne Notes:
JOHN W. THORN SERVED AS DISTRICT CLERK IN REEDY DISTRICT. HE IS NOTED IN SOME
RECORDS AS BEING THE FIRSRT WHITE SETTLER IN REEDY DISTRICT, ROANE COUNTY (VA/W.VA)
In the assorted documents sent to me by Thorn Huffman there is a descrepancy
in the children of John W. Thorn & Druscellia. He sent some publushed info
including pix that make no mention of an Anna B. Thorn or Emma I. Thorn; but
do mention in addition a Bessie, Ray E., Bland D., Ruby & Gay!!!
He was married to Drusanna M. Board (daughter of (Andrew?)
Board) on 10 Dec 1863. Drusanna M. Board was born.
She died in Preston County, VA. She was buried in Preston County, VA. John
W. Thorn and Drusanna M. Board had the following children:
Mary Jane (Mollie) Thorn.
Alice B. Thorn.
Irvin Park Thorn.
William Fleet Thorn.
Adam Wheeler Thorn.
Ida M. Thorn.
Emma I. Thorn was born on 25 Sep 1877 in Preston County, VA.
Zadok Andrew Thorn was born on 27 Sep 1879 in Preston County, VA.
Anna B. Thorn was born on 17 Oct 1881 in Preston County, VA.