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Thomas Genealogy

Posted by John1952 on 2016/2/19 18:14:31
Looking for information on John Wesley Thomas b: 24 Jan 1879 died 04 Oct 1956.

Re: Thomas Genealogy

Posted by LindaCottrellLiss on 2016/3/30 7:32:29
Found John Wesley/John Wm. Thomas born 24 Jan.1879 at Newport, Washington Co., OH son of Wm. Thomas and Mary A. Wilson-Thomas.
He married Nettie L. Fouse [Minnette Laura Fouse] 22 Aug 1909 in Wood Co., WV by the Rev. D. N. Smith. She was born in 1883 in Wood Co. WV & died 1961 in Roane Co.
John W. & Nettie are buried at the Hubbard/Humphreys Cem. near Walton, in Roane Co., WV.

They had 4 sons:
Clifford Thomas - Listed age 1 mo. in the 1910 census of Wood Co., WV with his parents and Thomas grandparents. I do not find him in birth/death records or in later census.

William Kenneth Thomas - b. 17 Mar 1910 is found in the 1920 census age 9, 1930 census age 20 & 1940 census age 30, single. He may not have married. Died 2 Mar 1977 & was buried at the Hubbard/Humphreys Cem., near Walton, Roane Co., WV.

John Emery "Johnie" Thomas - b. c-1912 in Wood County is listed in the 1920 census age 8, age 18 in the 1930 census of Roane Co. He and Laura Esther Harper were married in Roane Co 19 Oct 1931 by Rev. R. H. Kennedy. By the 1940 census they are in Walton Dist. of Roane Co. with two children: John Melvin b. 15 Jan 1933 and a dau. Phyllis Carmon b. 28 Sept. 1935. John Melvin Thomas died 31 Mar 1990 & is also buried at the Hubbard/Humphreys Cem.

Gilbert P. Thomas - was born 17 "Feb 1913 and died 16 Nov 1999 at Walton & is also buried at Hubbard/Humphreys Cem. He was listed Gilbert R. age 6 in the 1920 census, age 17 in the 1930 census and age 27, single, in the 1940 census of Roane Co., WV.

Hope some of this is helpful in your THOMAS family research.
Linda Cottrell Liss WVRoots@aol.com

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