" FALL HILL " On The Heights One Mile To The West , The Home Of The Th ...
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Description: " FALL HILL " On the heights one mile to the west , the home of the Thorntons from about 1786 . Francis Thornton 2nd was a Justice , A Burgess 1744 45 , and Lieut . Colonel of His Majestys Militia for Spotsylvania County . He and two of his brothers married three Gregory sisters , first cousins of George Washington . " Fall Hill " is still ( 1950 ) owned and occupied by direct Thornton descendants . Virginia Conservation Commission , 1950