Thorne Family Photos

Submitted by Cindy Taylor-Matuse
Alice Carrie Houchin

Alice Carrie (Houchin) Thorne
was born August 27, 1856 in Helt Township to Jesse and Elizabeth Jackson Houchin.  She lived in the Tennessee Valley Baptist Church vicinity all of her life.  She united with the church in  February 1877 at the age of 20.  On October 28, 1880, she married Frank P. Thorne, son of John J. and Julia Watson Thorne.  They were the parents  of one son, Lawrence William Thorne.  She died July 29, 1922 as a result of falling 9 weeks prior and receiving a broken hip.  She is buried in Bono Cemetery.


Frances Ellen Wingler Thorne
(April 5, 1919-April 12, 1941),
William Lawrence Thorne
(Feb 17, 1917-Dec 25, 1992) and
Larry Bryan Thorne
(Feb 26, 1939-Jan 2, 2014).