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Subject: Re: [ALTUSCAL] Benjamin Thomas
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2006 16:27:32 -0500
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A couple of corrections to my previous email-

A more accurate listing of Benjamin S. and Prudence Thomas' children:

Rufus Burleson Thomas. b. Feb.12, 1846; died March 27, 1929 Private, Company I "Johnston's Company" - 6th MS Cavalry (with Paul Valentine) - POW 5/12/1865.
Rachel Elizabeth b. 1848 (married name appears to be Jones)
James Harrison b. March 6, 1853; died April 22, 1937
William Henry (?) b. 1854
Pleasant Perry b. 1856
Courtney G. b. 1858 She married Charles New
John Joseph b. either 1858 or 1862
Aaron or Adren (Name appears on tombstone adjacent to his father. 1870 census lists him as Aaron b. Nov. 10, 1865; died Dec. 20, 1872) The inscription on the grave marker states that he was the son of Ben S. and Prudence Thomas)

Also, I should have stated that Prudence Thomas was buried in Cedar Bluff, MS in Cairo cemetery next to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church... not Methodist. Sorry for the error.


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Sent: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 11:00 AM
Subject: [ALTUSCAL] Benjamin Thomas

One of the lines I am working on with some dead ends is the ancestors of
Benjamin "Ben" Thomas, born 6 Feb 1822 in Tennessee, died April 1880 in Clay
County, Mississippi.

His wife was Prudence Valentine, Born 8 jun 1829 in North Carolina and died 19
mar 1908 in Clay County, Mississippi.

I have a lot more on the Valentine line, but nothing on Ben.

Any help will be appreciated.


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