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Chesnee in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Thorne

 
 
Thorne Marker -<br>South Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
1. Thorne Marker -
South Inscription
Inscription.
[South Inscription]:
Captain William
Taylor Thorne
1829 - 1916
and
Mary Turner Thorne
1835 - 1915
Children
Emily, married Rufus Cudd
Ellen, m. Christopher Rogers
Rosalee, m. Daniel Columbus Smith II
Purchase, m. Thomas McKinney
Francis Eugenia, m. John M. Smith
Clinton, m. Daisy Hines
Lee, m. Lorena Awain and Minnie Foster
Edith, m. Miles Turner
Webb, m. Betsey Swain
Hattie, m. William Ezell
Cedie
Carrie
Bessie

[East Inscription]:
Theophilus Thorne
1744 - 1847
and Jennie Pope Thorne
came from Virginia
soon after the
Revolutionary War
Children
Edwin, married Ann Moreland
Nathaniel, m. Jane Wray
Theophilus Jr., m. Eliza Wray
Jane, m. Jesse Rhodes
Mary m. Elias Steadman
Elizabeth, m. George Garner
Betsey, m. Whitney Hines Sr.

[North Inscription]:
Seven acres of land
wad given by
Edwin Thorne for
Arrowood Church.
The present
structure is the
fourth building.
Thorne descendants
who have rendered
outstanding service
to mankind.
Clinton Thorne, M.D.
Ed. McKinney, M.D.
W.T. Head, M.D.
Rev. Beryle Thorne
Rev. Lester Berry Smith
Rev.
Thorne Marker -<br>East Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
2. Thorne Marker -
East Inscription
Benson Thorne
Timothy L. Smith, Ph.D.
Rev. Samuel Smith
Emily Smith Collom
Martha Frances Smith
Bertha Smith
Missionary to Chine
for 47 years.

[West Inscription]:
Edwin Thorne
1799 - 1868
and
Ann Moreland
1808 - 1866
Children
William Taylor, married Mary Turner
Clint, lost life in War Between the States, age 16
Jane, m. Charles Hinsdale
Louise, m. Thomas McKinney
Sarah, m. James Berry
Rebecca, m. Earle Head and Ananias Horne
Ann, m. Joseph Walker
Sue, m. Edgar Collins

 
Erected 1966 by Jennie F. Smith, Daughter of John M. and Frances Smith.
 
Location. 35° 9.867′ N, 81° 53.467′ W. Marker is in Chesnee, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is on State Road 100 near Cherokee Foothills Scenic Byway (State Highway 11). Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1430 South Carolina 11, Chesnee SC 29323, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail (approx. 4.5 miles away); Welcome to Cowpens National Battlefield (approx. 4.5 miles away); Battle of Cowpens Monument
Thorne Marker -<br>North Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
3. Thorne Marker -
North Inscription
(approx. 4.6 miles away); U.S. Memorial Monument (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Battle of Cowpens: Prelude to Victory (approx. 4.6 miles away); Race to the Dan River (approx. 4.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Morgan's Flying Army (approx. 4.7 miles away); Spirit up the People (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Race to the Dan River (approx. 4.7 miles away); After Victory (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Thorne Family History. Anyone who has attempted to do research on the Thorn(e) family lines knows how very difficult a project this is (Submitted on May 9, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Thorne Marker -<br>West Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
4. Thorne Marker -
West Inscription
Thorne and McKinney Markers image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
5. Thorne and McKinney Markers
McKinney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
6. McKinney Marker
Arrowood Baptist Church -<br>Present-day Building image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
7. Arrowood Baptist Church -
Present-day Building
Arrowood Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
8. Arrowood Baptist Church
Arrowood Baptist Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
9. Arrowood Baptist Church and Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 627 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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