Mother: Mary Murphy
Birth: 8 Jan 1764, Charles County, Maryland
Birth Source: Birth Recorded in Trinity Parish Register
Spouse1: Benjamin T. Thorn
Nov. 9, 1793 - Benjamin T. Thorn buys 1 camp oven and hooks for 0/5/0 and 1 pair wool cards for 0/2/0 at the Charles Co., Md., estate sale of Mary Reeves. Source: Charles Co., Md. Orphans Court Proceedings, 1791-1796, p. 235.
Benjamin T. Thorn is in the 1800 Census of St. Mary's Co., MD, as follows: 01001-01101. 1810 and again in the 1810 Census of St. Mary's County as follows: 00101-00110-00.
Dec. 13, 1816 - Deed from Benjamin T. Thorn; William Thorn; Benjamin Davis and Sarah, his wife; Samuel Turner and Elizabeth, his wife; and Catherine Moran of Charles Co. to Robert Davis of Charles County for $448 the land where Absalom Thorn died seized of and where his dwelling house stood called "Byase Den," 96 acres. Later it's spelled "Byrse Den," but the land was "Burches Den." Witnesses: Theodore Mudd, John J. Estep. Mar. 20, 1817: Dorcas Thorn, wife of Benjamin Thorn waived her dower. Recorded 6/10/1817 at the request of Robert Davis. Source: Charles County Deeds, JB(IB) 12, pp. 61-64.