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From: "Michael A. Schaefer" <>
Subject: Re: [THOMAS] Thomas Inquiry
Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2000 14:29:30 -0500
At this time I cannot say, however, see below listed information. Any
connections out there?
My information is extensive and primarily of Ga. descent. Joseph Thomas b.
April 15, 1818 in Rutherford, N.C., d. 1904 Cleveland, Ga., White Cty., buried
Tesnatee Baptist Church, married Rachel Susan Adams of Ga. Oct. 5, 1842
Habersham Cty., Ga., she was b. 1826 Habersham Cty., Ga., d. Jan. 29, 1900,
Cleveland, Ga., buried with husband. They had 11 children;
>1. Harreitt Ann Thomas b. Sept. 14, 1844 in Ga., m. William Franklin "Bill"
Stover Sept. 19, 1867 White Cty., Ga., and died
>in N.C. He was b. abt. 1845 in Ga., d. N.C.,
>2. Andrew Jackson Thomas b. April 12, 1846 in Habersham Cty., Ga., m. Aug. 11,
1867 in Habersham Cty, Ga. to Sarah Caroline Cathy Cantrell who was b. May 2,
1843 in Ga., d. Sept. 5, 1926 Cleveland, Ga., buried with husband at Tesnatee
Baptist Church. He died Aug. 6, 1918 in Cleveland, Ga. and buried at Tesnatee
Baptist Church Cemetery.
>3. Martha Elizabeth Thomas b. Feb. 28, 1848 in Ga. and buried in Tesnatee. d.
aft. Jan. 10, 1932, never married, crippled in an accident.
>4. George Washington Thomas b. march 13, 1849 in Habersham Cty., Ga., married
abt. 1875 in Ga. and died July 9, 1927 in Cleveland, Ga. and buried at Tesnatee
with spouse, Elizabeth Ann Cox who was. b. Dec. 4, 1854 in Ga., d. Jan. 16, 1931
in Cleveland, Ga.
>5. Nancy Loucinda Thomas b. Jan. 1, 1851 in White Cty., Ga., married Silas C.
Palmer March 24, 1872 in White Cty, Ga. and died Aug. 11, 1938 in Turnerville,
Ga. buried in Mt. Zion Baptist Church with husband. He was b. March 22, 1851
White Cty., Ga., d. Sept. 10, 1940, Turnerville, White Cty., Ga.
>6. Josephine Thomas b. Sept. 17, 1854 in Habersham Cty., Ga., married James
Merriett, her cousin, abt. 1872 in White Cty., Ga., He was b. 1854 in White
Cty., Ga., d. abt. 1876 White Cty., Ga.
>7. John S. Richardson Thomas b. Mar. 26, 1856 in Habersham Cty., Ga., married
Abbigail Laine Allison Nov. 11, 1880 White Cty., Ga., he died Nov. 24, 1939 in
White Cty., ga. buried in friendship Baptist Church with wife and two daughters,
Annie and Onie Thomas. Abbigail was b. Sept. 1860 in White cty., Ga., d. 1947
>8. Rutha Wynelle West Thomas b. Feb. 7, 1858 in Lumpkin, Ga. married preacher
"Jerry" Jeremiah Van Buren Stover abt. 1884 White Cty., Ga., d. April 19, 1903
Fanin Cty., Ga., Hickory Flats Cemetery, Chatahoochee Ntl. Forest.
9. William Marion Thomas b. Feb. 3, 1860 in White Cty., Ga., married Rosia
"Rosie" Elizabeth Carr (raised by the O'Kelley family) Oct. 30, 1879 in
Habersham Cty., Ga., died Sept. 21, 1925 and is buried with Rosie in Talmo,
Jackson Cty., Ga. in Mt. Creek Bapt. church cemetery. She was b. Sept. 23, 1863
in Ga., d. May 30, 1922.
>10. James Monroe Thomas b. July 19, 1864 in White Cty., Ga. married Millie Alma
O'Kelley on Dec. 24, 1882 White Cty., Ga., and then Zina Gerrells, died June 27,
1947. buried in Clarksville, Ga. in Cool Springs Methodist Church Cemetery.)
Millie was b. July 31, 1867 White Cty., Ga., d. Feb. 27, 1917 Douglasville, Ga.,
buried Sweetwater Baptist Church.
>11. Sarah Adeline Thomas b. may 4, 1866 in Ga. and died May 23, 1941, married
Calvin Columbus Stover.
>This family had 3 Thomas sisters that married 2 Stover Brothers and one cousin.
>Lucinda Thomas Schaefer
>Willing to swap information
>extensive adams and Thomas info
> I loved your email, "only 2 lines", lord am I going to run into many more?
> Do you have any connection to this line?
> 1860 CENSUS CHATHAM COUNTY, GA.
> >Joseph THOMAS 64 farmer b Bertie Co NC (m 2/6 Aug, 1849, 1850c 52 netmaker)
> >Sarah I/J (ENGLISH) THOMAS 32 b Bryan Co Ga (m 2/6 Aug 1849, 1850c 22)
> >Mary E. THOMAS 10 b Chatham Co. GA
> >Joseph THOMAS Jr 7 b Chatham C GA
> >John E THOMAS 5 b Chatham Co GA
> >William THOMAS 3 b Chatham Co GA
> >Ida THOMAS 1 b Chatham Co GA
> >Jonah Harrel 40 b Bertie Co NC
> >Catharine Harrel 50 b Bertie Co NC
> >William Richardson 31 carpenter b Colleton Distric SC
> >I do not know the relationship between the Harrel and Richardons and
> >It seems Joseph had to be married before, because he married Sarah English
> >when he was 53. Maybe this was his second or even third marriage. Just to
> >make it tougher. This Joseph Thomas had to be born Abt. 1795.