Wh7 Elizabeth Thruston Whiting was the daughter of Colonel Thomas Whiting Wh8 of Gloucester County, Virginia, and Elizabeth Thruston Th8
Married (first) October 13, 1782 to her first cousin John Thruston
(second) June 18, 1805 to Colonel Aaron Fontaine (Fo7) in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
Died 1822, July 2, Louisville, Kentucky. Buried back of the Fontaine home, (now Fontaine Ferry Amusement Park) between the house and the Ohio River.
Children by her first marriage:
Children by her second husband Aaron Fontaine (Fo7):
Births - Thruston Reeords, Filson Club.
Marriage - Jefferson County Marriages. Copy at Filson Club.
Deaths - Thruston Records, Filson Club.
In conclusion it may not be amiss to mention some of the members of
this family who have achieved something more than a local reputation.
Among the number whose names are recalled are Gen. George Cosby, C.S.A.,
of California; Admiral Frank Coast, U.S. Navy; Gen. Gates Thruston, U.S.A.,
Nashville, Tenn.; Admiral Levin Powell, U.S.N., Washington D.C., Algernon
Thruston, ex - Attourney General, of Texas; Henry Rector, formerly Governor
of Arkansas; Alfred Thruston, first cashier of the Bank of Louisville;
Judge Buckner Thruston, United States Senator from Kentucky from 1805 to
1809; Patrick ... (Fontaine?), member of Congress from the ... district
of Kentucky, and Charles .... Thruston, eminent as a lawyer in Louisville
from 1800 to 1856.