James Henry Thomas1,2

M, #6416, b. 8 April 1833, d. 25 March 1911
     James Henry Thomas was born on 8 April 1833 at Gibson County, Tennessee.3,4,5 [R=Principal][C= ,0 ,0 ]- (an unknown value)[R=Witness][C= ,0 ,0 ]. He and Martha Ann Peery obtained a marriage license on 23 March 1858 at Weakley County, Tennessee.1 He married Martha Ann Peery, daughter of Archibald M. Peery and (?) (?), on 25 March 1858 at Weakley County, Tennessee.1,4 He and his wife Martha Ann Peery appeared on the census of 24 August 1860 at Jacksonville, Obion County, Tennessee.6 He was employed as a farmer on 24 August 1860 at Jacksonville, Obion County, Tennessee.6 He and his wife Martha Ann Thomas appeared on the census of 19 June 1870 at District 1, Obion County, Tennessee.7 He was employed on 19 June 1870 at District 1, Obion County, Tennessee.8 He became a widower upon the death of his wife, Martha Ann Peery, on 30 June 1877 at Obion County, Tennessee.4,9 He appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 at Jacksonville, Obion County, Tennessee.10 He was employed as a farmer on 1 June 1880 at Jacksonville, Obion County, Tennessee.10 He appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 at District 1, Obion County, Tennessee.11 He appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at 324 Harrison Street, Union City, Obion County, Tennessee.12 He died from uremic poison on 25 March 1911 at Union City, Obion County, Tennessee, at age 77 years, 11 months and 17 days.3,5 He was buried at Bethlehem Cemetery, Obion County, Tennessee.5

Children of James Henry Thomas and Martha Ann Peery

Citations

  1. [S611] Tennessee Marriages, 1780-2002, online http://www.ancestry.com
  2. [S73] Rootsweb, online www.rootsweb.com, http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnobion/goodspeed/t-gdsp.htm
    James H. Thomas was born in Dyer County, April 8, 1833 [For parent's history see sketch of M. F. Thomas.], and was reared on a farm. His education was obtained in the common schools and in Belle Forest Collegiate Institute, which was destroyed during the late war. James H. Was married, on the 23rd of March, 1858, to Martha A. Peery, daughter of Archibald Peery. To them were born six children: Dora A., Mary L., (Mrs. D. C. Coleman), Milus L. , Alice M., Eleanor E. and Sarah I. The mother of this family was born in Weakley County , September 19, 1839, and died at the homestead, surrounded by her family June 30, 1877. Mr. Thomas was an old line Whig, but since the war has affiliated with the Democratic party. He is a Mason, and an elder in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and has served four years as county surveyor, and at the present time is serving in the capacity of deputy. He purchased his farm of seventy three acres in 1867, and devotes it principally to raising cereals.
  3. [S1147] Tennessee, Death Records 1908-1958, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     J H Thomas
    Gender:     Male
    Birth Date:     abt 1833
    Birth Place:     Gibson, Tennessee
    Age:     78
    Death Date:     25 Mar 1911
    Death Place:     Union City, Obion, Tennessee
    Certificate Number:     67085.
  4. [S73] Rootsweb, online www.rootsweb.com, http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnobion/goodspeed/t-gdsp.htm
    James H. Thomas was born in Dyer County, April 8, 1833 [For parent's history see sketch of M. F. Thomas.], and was reared on a farm. His education was obtained in the common schools and in Belle Forest Collegiate Institute, which was destroyed during the late war. James H. Was married, on the 23rd of March, 1858, to Martha A. Peery, daughter of Archibald Peery. To them were born six children: Dora A., Mary L., (Mrs. D. C. Coleman), Milus L. , Alice M., Eleanor E. and Sarah I. The mother of this family was born in Weakley County , September 19, 1839, and died at the homestead, surrounded by her family June 30, 1877. Mr. Thomas was an old line Whig, but since the war has affiliated with the Democratic party. He is a Mason, and an elder in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and has served four years as county surveyor, and at the present time is serving in the capacity of deputy. He purchased his farm of seventy three acres in 1867, and devotes it principally to raising cereals.
  5. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 78873261 - James Henry Thomas.
  6. [S384] 24 Aug 1860, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: Obion County, P 115.
  7. [S695] 19 Jun 1870, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: M593_1552, Image 125, Page 62.
  8. [S73] Rootsweb, online www.rootsweb.com, James H. Thomas was born in Dyer County, April 8, 1833 [For parent's history see sketch of M. F. Thomas.], and was reared on a farm. His education was obtained in the common schools and in Belle Forest Collegiate Institute, which was destroyed during the late war. James H. was married, on the 23rd of March, 1858, to Martha A. Peery, daughter of Archibald Peery. To them were born six children: Dora A., Mary L., (Mrs. D. C. Coleman), Milus L. , Alice M., Eleanor E. and Sarah I. The mother of this family was born in Weakley County , September 19, 1839, and died at the homestead, surrounded by her family June 30, 1877. Mr. Thomas was an old line Whig, but since the war has affiliated with the Democratic party. He is a Mason, and an elder in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and has served four years as county surveyor, and at the present time is serving in the capacity of deputy. He purchased his farm of seventy three acres in 1867, and devotes it principally to raising cereals.
  9. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 78873136 - Martha Ann Perry Thomas.
  10. [S696] 01 Jun 1880, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T9_1273, Family History Film 1255273, Page 1.1.
  11. [S1319] 1900 United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah.
  12. [S1330] 1910 United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah.
  13. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 78873493 - Jennie Thomas.