William Dempsey Thomas1

M, #1129, b. 20 March 1859, d. 11 January 1961
Last Edited=5 Dec 2015
     William Dempsey Thomas, son of John Thomas and Martha Merrill, was born on 20 March 1859 at Jasper County, Mississippi.1 William Dempsey Thomas was the son of John Thomas and Martha Merrill.1

William Dempsey Thomas appeared on the United States census of 10 September 1860 in the household of John Thomas at Davisville, Jasper County, Mississippi.2

William Dempsey Thomas appeared on the United States census of 8 July 1870 in the household of John Thomas at Clairborne, Jasper County, Mississippi.3

William Dempsey Thomas appeared on the United States census of 2 July 1880 in the household of John Thomas at Jasper County, Mississippi.4

William Dempsey Thomas married Emma McCarty on 15 February 1883 at Clarke County, Mississippi.1,5

William Dempsey Thomas married Marzie Elizabeth House circa 1888.1

On 9 June 1900, William Dempsey Thomas appeared on the United States Census, at Erata, Jones County, Mississippi.6

On 5 May 1910, William Dempsey Thomas appeared on the United States Census, at Jones County, Mississippi, He is reported at this time to be widowed.7

William Dempsey Thomas married Fannie Lightsey circa 1911.1

On 12 January 1920, William Dempsey Thomas appeared on the United States Census, at Erata, Jones County, Mississippi.8

On 11 April 1930, William Dempsey Thomas appeared on the United States Census, at Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi.9

On 20 April 1940, William Dempsey Thomas appeared on the United States Census, It is possible that Dempsey and Fannie are living in Houston, Texas, with a granddaughter but it is only conjecture until more research is done.

William Dempsey Thomas died on 11 January 1961 at age 101.1 and was buried at Rushton Cemetery, Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi.10

Children of William Dempsey Thomas and Marzie Elizabeth House

Citations

  1. [S10] Unknown author, "Family Group Sheets, Heidleberg Library Archives" (unknown compiler address). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Heidleberg Family Group Sheets."
  2. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule, Davisville, Jasper County, Mississippi, page 113, family 743,line 11.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  3. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Southeast Beat, Clairborne, Jasper County, Mississippi, stamped page 594, family 306, line 7.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, Jasper County, Mississippi, Supervisor's District 5, Enumeration District 158, stamped page 103, line 33.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S16] Marriage Record, Hunting For Bears, comp.. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  6. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, Beat 3, Erata, Jones County, Mississippi, Supervisor's District 6, Enumeration District 61, stamped page 116, line 19.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  7. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Beat 3, Jones County, Mississippi, Supervisor's District 6, Enumeration District 80, stamped page 224, line 43.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  8. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule, Beat 3, Erata, Jones County, Mississippi, Supervisor's District 6, Enumeration District 91, sheet 3B, line 81.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  9. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, Beat 2, Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi, Enumeration District 34-10, Supervisor's District 9, stamped page 145, line 36.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  10. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Created by: jwan1141, Record added: Jun 30, 2008, Find A Grave Memorial# 27920649., Findagrave.com.
  11. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  12. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.