Edgar Morton Thomas

Edgar Morton Thomas

Male 1880 - 1954  (73 years)

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  • Name Edgar Morton Thomas 
    Born 25 Dec 1880  Chanute, Nesho County, Kansas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jul 1954  Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • West Virginia Deaths, 1853-1973: "Edgar Morton Thomas, b. 25 Dec 1880 Chamite, KS father: Summerfield Thomas mother: Cindy Smith; d. 9 Jul 1954 Charleston, WV, buried 12 Jul 1954; spouse: Lillian M. Thomas."
    Buried Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Charleston, WV Daily Mail, 1 Jan 1937 p.2:

      "The Thomas Brothers Department Store, 121 West Washington Street, which has operated for the past few years as the West Side's leading mercantile establishment will be no more when the doors close tonight. . . ."

      West Virginia Secretary Of State, "Business Organization":

      "Domestic Corporation Name Change, Thomas Bros. Dept Store, 21 Jun 1933-23 Jun 1938, $10,000 Capital Stock, Charleston, WV, John W. Thomas & Edgar M. Thomas, & Others, Incorporators .

      22 Jun 1938 Increase Capital to $40,000.

      23 Jun 1938 Change name to Thomas Brothers Realty Corporation."

    • West Virginia Wills, 1724-1985:

      "Edgar M. Thomas, Probate 13 Jul 1954, Kanawha County, WV, d. Abt. 1954 West Virginia, Will Record, V. 110-11, 1954. . . .
      [beneficiaries] equally, my beloved wife, Liillias W. Thomas, and my beloved daughter, Pauline T. Suter, . . ."

    Person ID I23087  Complete
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Lt. Summerfield T. Thomas,   b. 29 Jun 1840, Nicholas County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1923, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Cinderella Smith,   b. Abt. 1851, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1928  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Family ID F8765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lillias Wildrose Murray,   b. 7 May 1891, Gallia County, Ohio, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1982, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 11 Aig 1911  Jackson County, West Virginia, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Frances Pauline Thomas,   b. 25 Oct 1915, Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1996, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F8766  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Aig 1911 - Jackson County, West Virginia, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jul 1954 - Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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    Edgar Morton Thomas (1880-1954) Biographical cartoon, 19 Feb 1933
    Edgar Morton Thomas (1880-1954) Biographical cartoon, 19 Feb 1933

    "Born Kansas and educated in public schools at Ripley, WV and Mountain State Business College, Parkersburg, WV [established 1888].

    First job--worked on a farm in Jackson County when a boy

    Taught school in Jackson County six years

    Was engaged in general mercantile business [Thomas Store] in Ripley, WV eleven years

    Has operated men's furnishing store, 24 Capitol Street [Charleston, WV] since 1926

    Purchased Kelly Department Store, 2 Feb 1933 [renamed Thomas Bros. Department Store] and is continuing in real estate business, established in 1928."
    Edgar Morton Thomas (1880-1954) Sketch, 19 Feb 1933
    Edgar Morton Thomas (1880-1954) Sketch, 19 Feb 1933

    "Prominent Charleston, WV Businessmen: Partner, Thomas Brothers Store, 125-127 Charleston Street"

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    Census Records
    Edgar Morton Thomas (1880-1954)
    Edgar Morton Thomas (1880-1954)

    U.S. Census Charleston, Kanawha County, WV 1940:
    Edgar Norton Thomas (1880-1954)
    Edgar Norton Thomas (1880-1954)

    U.S. Census Charleston, Kanawha County, WV 1930
    Edgar Morton Thomas (1880-1954)
    Edgar Morton Thomas (1880-1954)

    U.S. Census Charleston, Kanawa County, WV 1920:
    Summerfield T. Thomas (1840-1923) & Edgar Morton Thomas (1840-1954)
    Summerfield T. Thomas (1840-1923) & Edgar Morton Thomas (1840-1954)

    U.S. Census Ripley, Jackson County, WV 1910: