Obituaries - Amanda Thornton
Macomb Daily Journal - Tuesday, September 1923 (date is obscured by death occured on the 16th)
Mrs. Amanda Thornton, widow of Anthony Thornton, formerly of Macomb, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.W. Morrow at Houston, Texas, September 16th aged about 90 years. The body accompanied by her daughter will arrive in Colchester Thursday and short funeral services will be held at the grave in Argyle Cemetery north of Colchester at 3 pm Thursday.
The family resided in Macomb years ago on what is now the Dr. Yard place on East Carroll street. Mr. Thornton was at one time county treasurer and was also in the book store business with his brother-in-law, George Welch.
Contributed by Linda Worstell