Mary Alice Owens1

b. circa 1858, d. 3 September 1885
Mary Alice Owens|b. c 1858\nd. 3 Sep 1885|p3171.htm|Thomas Jackson Owens|b. c 1837|p3133.htm|Celia Ann Alice Horn|b. 10 Jun 1838\nd. 1898|p3132.htm|Daniel Owens||p3888.htm||||Elisha T. Horn|b. 1800\nd. a 1880|p2963.htm|Marilda Richardson|b. 1810\nd. Apr 1852|p3126.htm|

1st cousin of William Lemuel Horn Jr.
1st cousin 2 times removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Horn and Allied Families
     Mary Alice Owens was born circa 1858 in Mississippi.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Jackson Owens and Celia Ann Alice Horn.1 She married Wiley Sanford Thornton in June 1874.2 She died on 3 September 1885.2 She was buried in Old Rehoboth Cemetery, near Young, Freestone County, Texas.2

Additional Data

Mary A. Owens appeared on the 1 June 1860 Federal Census of Laurel Hill, Neshoba County, Mississippi, in the household of her parents, Thos J. and Cele Ann Owens.3 Click to view image

M.A. Driver appeared on the 1 June 1870 Federal Census of Fairfield, Freestone County, Texas, in the household of her mother C.A. Driver.1 Click to view image

M. Allice and Wiley S. Thornton appeared on the 1 June 1880 Federal Census of Rehoboth, Freestone County, Texas, enumerated 3 June 1880. Their children D. Luther, Walter and Charles were listed as living with them. Click to view image

Children of Mary Alice Owens and Wiley Sanford Thornton


  1. [S525] Thomas Casey? household, 1870 U.S. Census, Freestone County, Texas, population schedule, Fairfield, page 38, dwelling 266, family 267; National Archives micropublication M593, roll 1586.
  2. [S509] Various authors, comp., Horn Ancestors & Descendants of Elisha Thomas Horn of Zion Hill, Mississippi (n.p.: Unpublished, 1984), 53.
  3. [S540] Thos J. Owens household, 1860 U.S. Census, Neshoba County, Mississippi, population schedule, Township 10, Range 10, Laurel Hill, page 141, dwelling 909, family 938; National Archives micropublication M653, roll 588.
  4. [S526] Wiley Thornton household, 1880 U.S. Census, Freestone County, Texas, population schedule, Rehoboth, Precinct 4, enumeration district (ED) 54, sheet 530A-B/5-6, family 49; National Archives micropublication T9, roll 1304.