William S. Thomas

William S. Thomas

Male Abt 1805 - Abt 1895  (~ 90 years)

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  • Name William S. Thomas 
    Born Abt. 1805  Nicholas County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt. 1895  Marion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Indiana State Digital Archives, Marion County Wills: "William S. Thomas of Lawrence Township, filed 7 Feb 1895, Acc. #2003209, located: 54-H-01, Box 258."
    Buried Spring Valley Cemetery, Lawrence, Marion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • In the U.S. Census Marion County, IN 1820, there are no households headed by a person with the surname "Thomas."

      In the U.S. Census Marion County, IN 1830, there are three households in two townships headed by a person with the surname "Thomas":

      "Perry Township-Richard Thomas [of Ohio, deed 11 May 1829]
      Wayne Township-Elizabeth Thomas, William Thomas."

      In the U.S. Census Marion County, IN 1840, there are seven households in four townships headed by a person with the surname "Thomas:"

      "Perry Township-Edward Thomas, Joseph Thomas, Thomas N. Thomas
      Washington Township-Elizabeth [Shaw] Thomas
      Warren Township-Isaac Thomas
      Lawrence Township-John Thomas, William [S.] Thomas"

      In the U.S. Census Marion County, IN 1850, there are five households in four townships headed by a person with the surname "Thomas" AND BORN IN KENTUCKY.

      Lawrence Township: "William [S.] Thomas, age 45 b. Abt. 1805," [thus very likely the same "William" enumerated in 1840, as well as 1860, 1870 in this township, son of Edward Thomas & Elizabeth Shaw, hence brother of Thomas N. Thomas; husband of Mary Hensley].

      Perry Township: "Thomas N. Thomas, age 38 b. Abt. 1812," [very likely the same "Thomas N." enumerated in 1840, as well as 1860, 1870 in this township, son of Edward Thomas & Elizabeth Shaw, hence brother of William S. Thomas; husband of Eliza Mcfarland].

      Perry Township: "Edward Thomas, age 35 b. Abt. 1815," [very likely the same "Edward" enumerated in 1840, as well as 1860, 1870 in this township, husband of Catherine Moore].

      Indianapolis: "Caleb [Louis] Thomas, age 29 b. Abt. 1821; John [Mitchelltree] Thomas age 21 b. Abt. 1829;" [sons of John Thomas & Elizabeth Goff].

    • U.S. Census Lawrence, Marion County, IN 1840: "William Thomas, males: under five 3, male 30-39 one; females: 5-9 two, female 30-39 one."

      U.S. Census Lawrence, Marion County, IN 1860: "William Thomas, age 54 b. Abt. 1806 Kentucky, farmer real estate owned $2720 other property $827, wife Polly, age 50 b. Abt. 1810 Canada; six children b. Indiana: James H. 24 master carpenter, John C. 20 farm laborer, Isaac 18 painter, William H. 16 farm laborer, Sarah 14, Mary 12."

      U.S. Census Lawrence, Marion County, IN 1880: "William S. Thomas, age 71 b. Abt. 1809 Kentucky, father b. England [sic] mother b. Virginia, farmer, wife Mary A., age 71 b. Abt. 1809 Canada, parents b. Virginia. Also in the household: Daughter, Mary M. Haffield, age 32 b. Abt. 1848 Indiana, father b. Kentucky mother b. Canada & son-in-law, Allen F. Haffield, age 23 b. Abt. 1857 Indiana, father b. Ohio mother b. Indiana, farmer."

    Person ID I13719  Complete
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2018 

    Father Edward Thomas,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1836, Marion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth Shaw,   b. 15 Feb 1777, Kentucky County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1866, Marion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1795  Mercer County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mercer County, KY Marriages, 1786-1800 & Wills, 1786-1801; Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850: "Edward Thomas & Eliz. Shaw, m. 20 Aug 1795, by John Mason."
    Family ID F5968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary H. Hensley,   b. Abt. 1809, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt. 1885, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1831  Rush, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Thomas,   b. Abt 1832, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Nancy Thomas,   b. Abt 1834, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. James Harrison Thomas,   b. Mar 1836, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1920  (Age ~ 85 years)
     4. Oliver Thomas,   b. Abt 1839, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John C. Thomas,   b. Abt. 1840, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt. 1915, Marion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     6. Isaac Thomas,   b. Abt 1842, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. William Harvey Thomas,   b. Abt 1844, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sarah Thomas,   b. Abt 1846, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Mary M. Thomas,   b. Abt. 1848, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Clara E. Thomas,   b. Abt. 1862, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2013 
    Family ID F5919  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt. 1805 - Nicholas County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Dec 1831 - Rush, IN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt. 1895 - Marion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    William S. Thomas (1805-1895) & Mary Hensley (1809-1881)
    William S. Thomas (1805-1895) & Mary Hensley (1809-1881)

    Find-A-Grave:

    Spring Valley Cemetery, Lawrence, Marion County, IN

    Census Records
    William S. Thomas (1805-1895)
    William S. Thomas (1805-1895)

    U.S. Census Lawrence, Marion County, IN 1850:

    "William Thomas, age 45 b. Abt. 1805 Kentucky, farmer, wife Mary, age 40 b. Abt. 1810 Virginia; nine children b. Indiana: Elizabeth 18, Nancy 16, James 14, Oliver 11, John 10, Isaac 8, Harvey 6, Sarah 4, Mariah 2."
    William S. Thomas (1805-1895)
    William S. Thomas (1805-1895)

    U.S. Census Lawrence, Marion County, IN 1870:

    "William S. Thomas, age 65 b. Abt. 1805 Kentucky, farmer real estate owned $2000 other property $60, wife Mary, age 61 b. Abt. 1809 Canada; two children b. Indiana: Mary M. 21, Clara E. 8."
    William S. Thomas (1805-1895)
    William S. Thomas (1805-1895)

    U.S. Census Lawrence, Marion County, IN 1860:

    "William Thomas, age 54 b. Abt. 1806 Kentucky, farmer real estate owned $2720 other property $827, wife Polly, age 50 b. Abt. 1810 Canada; six children b. Indiana: James H. 24 master carpenter, John C. 20 farm laborer, Isaac 18 painter, William H. 16 farm laborer, Sarah 14, Mary 12."