Even though Henry Thornton’s family achieved an enviable level of success, many of his brothers and sisters were equally remarkable in their respective fields. Most notable was perhaps Dr. William Patton Thornton (b. Feb 6, 1817) who was one of the first students of
However, Dr. WP Thornton was not the only medical doctor in the family. Dr. Joseph Lyles Thornton (b: Nov. 14, 1826) graduated from the
William and Joseph’s other siblings became respectable farmers, except for
Edna Goodrich, with hat...