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From: "Jemima Gee Morse" <>
Subject: [THOMAS] JAMES THOMAS, SR., AND MARY MORRIS >TN, KY
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2000 06:18:13 -0400


Descendants of James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris


1. JAMES2 THOMAS, SR. (UNKNOWN1)1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 was born February
02, 1764 in SC (NC? Va.? Wales?)9, and died May 06, 1838 in
McMinn Co., TN. He married MARY MORRIS October 08, 1793 in
Rutherford Co., NC10,11, daughter of UNKNOWN MORRIS and FRANCES
PROCTOR. She was born July 16, 1773 in SC? NC?, and died Abt.
1851 in McMinn Co., TN.


Children of JAMES THOMAS and MARY MORRIS are:

i. ABIGAIL HUGHES3 THOMAS12,13,14, b. August 14, 1794, Rutherford
Co., NC15; d. March 08, 1858, Rankin Co., MS15; m. COL. TIDENCE
LANE III16,17,18,19, January 01, 1811, McMinnville, Warren Co.,
TN20,21; b. April 18, 1789, TN22; d. 1850, Brandon, MS23,24.

ii. SAMUEL THOMAS25, b. September 18, 1796, Warren Co.,
Kentucky26; d. 1882, Monroe Co, KY; m. SARAH NORTHCROSS27,28,
Abt. 1819, W. Tenn.? Ala.?29; b. Abt. 1818, West Tenn.? Ala?.

iii. TOLBERT THOMAS29,30, b. June 16, 1799, Prob. Barren Co.,
KY31; d. 1834, Monroe Co., KY32,33,34,35,36; m. (1) ELIZABETH
BREED37, August 23, 1819, Barren Co., KY38,39,40; b. 179041; d.
1825, KY42; m. (2) ELEANOR YOUNG HOWARD, Aft. 1825; b. June 20,
1807, Barren Co., Ky.43; d. January 28, 186344.

iv. JAMES THOMAS, JR.45, b. March 04, 1801, Barren Co., KY46; d.
February 1878, Red River Co., TX; m. ELIZABETH ANN FITZGERALD47,
1825, Jackson Co., TN?48; b. March 08, 1805, Jackson Co., TN; d.
January 19, 1851, McMinn Co., TN.

v. MARY MORRIS THOMAS, b. Abt. 1803, KY; d. Bet. 1820 - 1823,
Franklin Co., Ala.?; m. UNKNOWN MCILWAINE49.

vi. FRANCES (FANNIE RAY (OR PROCTOR) THOMAS, b. December 11,
1805, Barren Co, KY; d. 1872, Tippah Co., MS50; m. RICHARD
NORTHCROSS51, Abt. 1830.

vii. RACHEL HAMPTON THOMAS, b. December 11, 1805, KY52; d. Aft.
1850, Hinds Co., MS; m. WILLIAM MCKEY ROBINSON53, Abt. 1826,
Warren Co., TN?.

viii. NANCY MCKEE THOMAS, b. May 05, 1808, Barren Co., KY; d.
August 27, 1890, Laclede Co., MO54; m. JOSEPH BULLARD
FITZGERALD54, Abt. 1825, Tenn.? Ala.?.

ix. SARAH SALLIE H. THOMAS, b. Abt. 1809, Ky.? Tenn.?; d. 1872,
Johnson Co., TX54; m. JONATHAN H. THOMAS54, Bet. 1830 - 184054.

x. JOHN C. THOMAS55,56, b. April 18, 1811, Warren Co., Tenn.?; d.
1872, Johnston Co., TX?; m. (1) MARY ANN LANGDON?57; m. (2) MARIA
L. WILLIAMS58, 1856, Laclede Co., MO.

xi. DANIEL HARRISON THOMAS59, b. Abt. 1813, Warren Co., Tenn.?60;
d. Aft. 1860, MO; m. BERILLA MEANS61,62, Abt. 1836, Tenn.?
Ky.?62.

xii. LANE (?) THOMAS63,64, b. Abt. 1815, Tenn.? Ala.?; d. Abt.
1831, McMinn Co., TN65.

xiii. ESTHER THOMAS, b. August 31, 1819, Franklin Co., Ala.65; d.
1860, MO65; m. ROBERT W. JAMESON65, 1837, Tenn..





Endnotes


1. Helen Yonge Lind, comp., "James Thomas, Sr., (1764) and Mary
Morris (1773) Family," Honolulu: 1997-1998, MS. (hereafter cited
as Lind, JamesThomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family).

2. Faucette, Shirley, comp., ""Descendants of The Thomas Family
Who Came From North Carolina to Hinds County, Mississippi About
1826-1830.," October, 1975; revised August, 1990.(hereafter cited
as Faucette, Thomas Family of NC and Hinds Co., MS).

3. National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
Centennial Adm., DAR Patriot Index, Centennial Edition,
(Washington:1990, Part 3), Thomas, James: b 1-5-1739 SC d.
11-8-1799 TN m Mary Morris Rhea, Pvt. SC.

4. National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution,
Diamond Jubilee Administration, DAR Patriot Index,
(Washington:1966), 673, Thomas, James b. 1-5-1739 d. 11-8-1799 m.
Mary Morris Rhea, Pvt. SC.

5. Revolutionary War Service of James Thomas, Record Copy,
Washington: National Archives, James Thomas, 1 South Carolina
Regiment (Revolutionary War), Private, card numbers: 3562080,
0830 and 3743 6685. Company payroll records: Capt. William
Jackson's Co., belonging to the 1st South Carolina reg't of
Infantry, commanded by Col. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney. from 1st
Jany to 1st Feby 1780; February 1780 (not dated) Note: First
Regiment in Garrison at the Siege of Charleston in the year 1780;
from 1st Nov to 1st Dec 1779.

6. Son Lane Schleicher, DAR Application Record, In
Schleicher,Thomas-Lane Family (hereafter cited as Son Lane
Schleicher), 48, The name of James Thomas appears upon the
records as having served as a private in Capt. William Jackon's
Company in the first Reg. of South Carolina Infantry commanded by
Charles Catesworth Pinkney. Information furnished the War
Department:Nov. 1st. to Dec 1st, 1779; Jan. 1st to Feg. 1st,
1780. Information in this paper sworn to before a Notary by his
grand daughter, Mrs. Cora Wharton of Jackson, Mississippi. . . .
James Thomas b. SC 5 June 1759. Son Lane Schleicher is descendant
of Samuel Winston Lane and Abigail Hewes Thomas, dau. of James
Thomas b. 1759. d. 1830, and his wife Mary Morris born 1770, m.
1790 at the County Home near Charleston, South Carolina on the
20th day of December 1790.Children, birth dates, to whom
married:Abigail Hewes Thomas, 1791, m. Tidence Lane;Sarah
Henderson Thompson, 1793, Jonathan Thomas;Nancy McKey, 1795 m.
(John) Joseph Fitzgerald;Mary Morris, b. 1796, m. Mr.
McLemore;Fanny Rhea (or Ray), 1798, m. (Richard) Jay
Northcross;Rachel Hampton, b. 1799, m. W.M. (McKay) Robinson;
Samuel, b. 1802, m. (Sallie) Sarah Northcross;James, 1804, m.
Ellen Fitzgerald;Harrison, b. ? m. Belinda HowardTALBOT (died
unmarried) ;Esther b. ? m. Finley JamesonJohn (unmarried) .

7. Schleicher, Lane-Thomas Family.

8. Rev. Willie E. Thomas, Letters to Thomas Family, Sept 22, 1931
letter to Lois and John, posted Monterey, Tenn. "I appreciate
your feeling in regard to the information found in the old
letters & it was encouraging to me to continue my pursuit after
the origianl immigrant Thomas, whether he be Sam'l, Jas. or
Dan'l. . . .

9. Son Lane Schleicher, DAR Application, 48, James Thomas was
born in South Carolinia on the 5th day of June, 1759 . . .
.Abigail Hewes Thomas born 1791, died 1857, was the dau. of James
Thomas born 1759, died 1830 and his wife Mary Morris, born 1770,
died 1835, married 17--.

10. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family.

11. Son Lane Schleicher, DAR Application, 49, My Revolutionary
ancestor was married at County Home near Charleston, South
Carolina on the 20th day of December 1790.

12. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family.

13. Son Lane Schleicher, DAR Application, 48, The said Samuel W.
Lane was the son of Tidence Lane born 1789 died 1850 and his wife
Abigail Hewes Thomas born 1791 died 1857, married 1808.

14. Penelope Johnson Allen, Lane Family, [Abigail] Hewes Thomas,
daughter of James Thomas, a Revolutionary soldier, whose grave
was recently marked in Monroe Co., TN, by the Rhea- Craig
chapter, DAR, of Sweetwater.

15. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family.

16. Penelope Johnson Allen, Lane Family.

17. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
Family Group Sheet, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris.

18. Son Lane Schleicher, DAR Application, 48.

19. Penelope Johnson Allen, Lane Family, ". . . was an officer in
the War of 1812 . . .enlisted in Nahville, in capt. Hill's
company of the first regiment of Tennessee militia as a private
and served from Nov 11, 1814 to May 13, 1815, and was in the
Battle of New Orleans. . . .The war being over, Col. Tidence Lane
returned to his landed estate in Warren Co., where he helped to
lay out the town of Athens . . . He was a large slave owner and
realizing that they were only profitable in cotton-growing
states, he removed with this family, in 1827, to Brandon, Miss.,
where he lived until his death. . . .

20. Penelope Johnson Allen, Lane Family, Abigail Hewes Thomas.

21. Helen Y. Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
Abigail Hewes Thomas m. Jan 1, 1811 TN, Warren Co., TN., Tidence
Lane. Hewes also spelled Hughes.

22. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
Tidence Lane b. 18 April 1789, TN; d. 4 Sept 185?, Rankin Co.,
MS. There is some question as to her birth year and the year of
his death.

23. Son Lane Schleicher, DAR Application, 48.

24. Penelope Johnson Allen, Lane Family, Allen gives death date
as 1857.

25. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family.

26. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr. Family Group Sheet.

27. Faucette, Thomas Family of NC and Hinds Co., MS, 5.

28. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr. Family Group Sheet.

29. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family.

30. Rex Lynn Hale, Gee-Moore Family Records, Speedway, IN, 1980s
(hereafter cited as Rex Lynn Hale, Gee-Moore Family).

31. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
Part 1, p. 25, His dates are from the Hugh Marshall Thomas bible.

32. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
25, . . .His dates are from the Hugh Marshall Thomas bible. . .
.Tolbert and his wives are supposed to be buried at Old Mulkey
Church, Monroe Co., Ky. Incorrect dates on stones placed by
Cousin Willie E. Thomas.

33. Rev. Willie E. Thomas, Letters to Thomas Family, Letter to
John posted New Orleans, LA, June 30, 1928. "Ask her [John's
mother] if she knows where our grandfather Thomas was buried; he
died on his way South with a drove of horses, died with cholera &
was buried on the road side but tradition says they erected a
stone but nobody knows where unless she remembers. . . ."

34. Rev. Willie E. Thomas, Letters to Thomas Family, Letter to
Lois and John, posted Monterey, Tenn., Sept. 22, 1931: . . .I
appreciate your feeling in regard to the information found in the
old letters & it was encouraging to me to continue my pursuit
after the original immigrant Thomas, whether he be Sam'l, Jas. or
Dan'l. I am within a hundred miles of Sweetwater, Tenn. where my
grandfather Tolbert, grt grnd father James, grt grndmother Mary
Morris & grt grt grnd Fanny Proctor sleep. I'm scheming to get
over there. . . .BUT THIS [JGM note: Cousin Willie asks John in
his 1928 letter to see if [John's mother] remembers where Tolbert
was buried; here, three years later, he says Tolbert, James, Mary
Morris and Fannie Proctor are buried at Sweetwater, TN]AND Mrs.
Helen Yonge Lind says Cousin Willie erected tombstones in memory
of his ancestors at the cemetery in Sweetwater.

35. Eva Coe Peden, comp., Monroe County Cemetery Records, Vol.
I-II, ((n.p., n.d.) (hereafter cited as Peden, Cemetery Records,
vol. 1 and 2).), vol. 2, p. 50, "Old Mulkey Cemetery." Tolbert
Thomas 1780 - 1834.

36. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr. Family Group Sheet.

37. Boddie, Historical Southern Families, vol. 13., 163,
Elizabeth Breed is listed as daughter of Nathan Breed and Mary
Harlan.

38. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family, .
. . His first marriage is recorded in Barren Co., Ky., as 23 Aug
1819 with Consent by Nathan Breed, father of Elizabeth. . . .

39. Martha Powell Reneau, Marriage Records of Barren County,
Kentucky 1799-1849, (n.d., n.p., Transcribed from marriage bonds
located in Barren Co., Ky., Courthouse), THOMAS, Talbert to
Elizabeth Breed, Aug. 23, 1819, Sur: James Morris, consent Nathan
Breed, Wit. James Morris, Samuel Thomas.

40. Boddie, Historical Southern Families, vol. 13., 163,
Elizabeth Chism m. Tolbert Thomas; on p. 163. Page 163 Elizabeth
Breed is listed as daughter of Nathan Breed and Mary Harlan who
marries Tobert Thomas; on p. 174 Elizabeth Chism is daughter of
Mary Howard and James Chism m. Tolbert Thomas. (This Elizabeth
Chism d/o James Chism and Mary Howard.

41. "Old Mulkey Cemetery" in Peden, Cemetery Records., vol. 2, p.
50, Elizabeth Breed, wife of Tolbert Thomas, 1790-1825.

42. "Old Mulkey Cemetery" in Peden, Cemetery Records., vol. 2, p.
50; d. 1825.

43. "Old Mulkey Cemetery" in Peden, Cemetery Records., vol. 2, p.
50, Eleanor Y. Howard, wife of Tolbert Thomas, June 20, 2807 -
Jan. 28, 1863 How.

44. "Old Mulkey Cemetery" in Peden, Cemetery Records., vol. 2, p.
50, Jan 28, 1863.

45. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family.

46. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet.

47. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
Part I-2, James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet; Descent of Heley
Y. Lind from James Thomas.

48. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
Part I - 2, James Thomas, Sr. Family Group Sheet. Descent of
Helen Y. Lind. Marriage date from a family bible, probably in
Jackson Co., TN., where her family then lived. After her death,
he moved his family to Laclede Co., MO, and during the Civil War
he moved to TX.

49. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet.

50. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet. Frances Thomas (twin).

51. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet. Frances m. Ricahrd
Northcross abt. 1830.

52. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet. Rachel Thomas (twin).

53. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet. Wm M. Robinson.

54. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet.

55. Faucette, Thomas Family of NC and Hinds Co., MS, 5, He m.
twice.

56. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet. John C. Thomas.

57. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet. John C. Thomas m. 1)
(cousin) Landon Mary Ann?; 2) Maria L. Williams 1856 Lacloda Co.,
MO.

58. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Family Group Sheet ; m. 2) Maria L. Williams 1856,
Loclade Co., MO.

59. Faucette, Thomas Family of NC and Hinds Co., MS, 5, d.
Missouri.

60. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr. Family Group Sheet, n. v 1813 Tenn.? Warren
Co.?

61. Faucette, Thomas Family of NC and Hinds Co., MS, 5.

62. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet.

63. Faucette, Thomas Family of NC and Hinds Co., MS, 5, (possibly
another child) (Cora B. Wharton wrote that there were 13
children.).

64. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet. ?Lane Thomas? b. abt.
1815? Tenn.? Ala.?

65. Helen Yonge Lind, James Thomas, Sr. and Mary Morris Family,
James Thomas, Sr., Family Group Sheet.



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