Thomas Ancestors

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Generation No. 1

UNKNOWN THOMAS

Children of UNKNOWN THOMAS are:

  1. GEORGE THOMAS, b. 1797, Pennsylvania
  2. HENRY THOMAS, b. 1805, Pennsylvania

Generation No. 2

GEORGE THOMAS was born 1797 in Pennsylvania and died between 1860 - 1870 in Stephenson County, Illinois. He married MAGDELINA about 1828. She was born 1804 in Pennsylvania and died between 1850 - 1860.

Children of GEORGE THOMAS and MAGDELINA are:

  1. MALVINA THOMAS, b. 1829, Pennsylvania; m. JACOB HARTMAN
  2. HENRIETTA THOMAS, b. 1832, Pennsylvania
  3. GEORGE THOMAS, b. 1834, Pennsylvania
  4. ELIZABETH THOMAS, b. 1836, Pennsylvania; m. DeARMITT
  5. HENRY THOMAS, b. 1838, Pennsylvania
  6. WILLIAM THOMAS, b. 1840, Pennsylvania

HENRY THOMAS was born 1805 in Pennsylvania and died before 1880 in Illinois. He married 1) REBECCA FIKE, daughter of JACOB FIKE and EVE MOYER. She was born about 1805 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania and died around 1850. He married 2) MARY. She was born 1806 in Pennsylvania and died before 1880 in Illinois.

Children of HENRY THOMAS and REBECCA FIKE are:

  1. AMOS THOMAS, b. March 5, 1828
  2. HENRY THOMAS, JR., b. about 1830
  3. JOSEPH THOMAS, b. July 23, 1833, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; m. SUSAN MILLER
  4. SAMUEL THOMAS, b. 1835, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
  5. SARAH THOMAS, b. 1838, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
  6. ABRAHAM THOMAS, b. 1844, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
  7. NANCY THOMAS, b. 1846, Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Child of HENRY THOMAS and MARY is:

  1. WILLIAM THOMAS, b. 1853, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois

Generation No. 3

HENRIETTA THOMAS (GEORGE THOMAS2) was born 1832 in Pennsylvania and died after 1880 in Stephenson County, Illinois. She married JOHN S. LERCH July 4, 1853 in Winnebago County, Illinois, son of JOHN LERCH and SARAH. He was born 1828 in Pennsylvania and died after 1880 in Stephenson County, Illinois.

Children of HENRIETTA THOMAS and JOHN S. LERCH are:

  1. JOHN FRANKLIN LERCH, b. 1857, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois; d. Bet. 1885-1894 Freeport, Illinois
  2. CORA A. LERCH, b. 1861, Freeport, Illinois
  3. WILLIAM H. LERCH, b. April, 1854, Freeport, Illinois; m. AMANDA COUNTRYMAN

MALVINA THOMAS (GEORGE THOMAS2) was born March, 1829 in Pennsylvania and died after 1910. She married JACOB HARTMAN in 1852. He was born February, 1820 in Pennsylvania and died after 1910.

Children of MALVINA THOMAS and JACOB HARTMAN are:

  1. LUCINDA M. HARTMAN, b. March, 1853, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois; m. JAMES SANDERSON
  2. JACOB HARTMAN, JR., b. 1857, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois
  3. GEORGE W. HARTMAN, b. 1866, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois

GEORGE THOMAS (GEORGE THOMAS2) was born 1834 in Pennsylvania and died unknown. He married LICA about 1856 in Stephenson County, Illinois. She was born 1838 in New York and died unknown.

Children of GEORGE THOMAS and LICA are:

  1. IDA THOMAS, b. 1857, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois
  2. ALBERT THOMAS, b. February, 1860, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois

ELIZABETH THOMAS (GEORGE THOMAS2) was born 1836 in Pennsylvania and died unknown. She married F. M. DeARMITT about 1859 in Stephenson County, Illinois. He was born 1832 in Pennsylvania and died between 1860 - 1870.

Child of ELIZABETH THOMAS and F. M. DeARMITT is:

  1. ALBERT M. DeARMITT, b. 1864, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois

HENRY THOMAS (GEORGE THOMAS2) was born 1838 in Pennsylvania and died unknown. He married MARY. She was born 1836 in New York and died unknown.

Children of HENRY THOMAS and MARY are:

  1. CLARENCE THOMAS, b. 1856, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois

HENRIETTA THOMAS marries JOHN S. LERCH and consequently is the last THOMAS ancestor I have. Therefore, I haven't pursued the THOMAS family beyond HENRIETTA'S siblings.

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