Anna Blair Thornton was born May 25, 1904, and married Dr. Winston Franklin Harrison. They would make their home in
After attending the Royal Military College, Ontario, James Worth Thornton (b: Sept. 19, 1906; d: Feb. 6, 1983) earned a reputation as both a “shabby genteel” international playboy (reportedly, an outstanding polo player) and also as a conventional spouse. While working in a firm in Frankfurt, Germany, he married Helene-Marthe (Elena) Mumm von Zchwarzenstein, a Russian-French-German aristocrat and member of the famed Mumm family who had made a fortune in the champagne business. Members of her family had served as Russian and German diplomats, ladies-in-waiting to the Czarina, and one as mayor of
James Thornton joined the Central Intelligence Agency in 1950. After retiring in 1958, he would re-marry too,wedding Martha Florence Armstrong, granddaughter of the 1st Baronet Armstrong. They moved frequently, living in New York City, Spain, Bermuda, Florida, and Virginia.
Henry H. M. Thornton (b: 1932) wed Rita Daphne Sellar and had three children: Sandra Christine, Elena Martha, and Nina Rosalie. Henry was in banking and was mentioned frequently in his step-father’s journal, including references to money and marriage problems. Henry also has a half-sister: Helen Miranda Wilson, a well respected artist. Elena Martha Thornton married Michael Case Kissel, a musician and producer in
Dr. Sandra Christine Thornton married