Born in Oswego, NY on Jan. 21, 1871. Thornton settled in San Francisco with her parents in 1878. A spinster, she died in San Mateo, CA on Aug. 29, 1934.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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