--Search for Thornton, cont'd.--
Our next step to locate more information about "Thornton" was to check the Personal Property Tax Lists for 1867-1869. The CVHR group inputted the data from this list, so we turn to an excel spreadsheet where we sort by first name. This resource is particularly helpful because it lists the locations of freedmen for the years 1867 to 1869.
Figure 6: Excerpt from a CVHR spreadsheet, an electronic version of the Albemarle County Personal Property
Tax List, 1867-1869.