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  • ID: I6372
  • Name: Thomas William Callis
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1872 1
  • Death: SEP 1966 in Jackson, Madison Co, Tn 2
  • Burial: Hollywood Cem, Jackson, Tn
  • Census: 1900 Rutherford, Gibson Co, Tn (spelled Calis)
  • Census: 1920 Madison Co, Tn, Pinson Rd
  • Census: 1910 Gibson Co, Tn, ED:51 Sheet 4, vol 30
  • IDNO: p179-g10
  • Occupation: Carpenter according to 1900 census. 1900 3
  • Occupation: Mayor of Rutherford, Tn and Produce Dealer. 1907 4
  • Reference Number:

    • Note:
      Photo from "Rutherford Revisited - A History" written by Dee C. Jackson and Joe N. Bone.
      Published by The Rutherford Heritage Committee, Rutherford, Tn. 1996.
      Copy available at the Crockett Cabin / Museum, Rutherford, Tn.
    • Note:
      The 1910 Census shows this family to be living in Gibson Co Tn, ED:51 Sheet 4, vol 30.
      No Children were listed on the index card. The 1920 Census shows this family living in
      Chester Co, Tn on Pinson Rd, ED:52, Dist. 9, page 3B.
      The 1930 census shows this family living on Beach Bluff Rd in Madison Co, ED:27,
      page 3B, Dist 5.


      The 1880 census of Gibson Co, Rutherford, Tn shows the following family on pg 344A:
      Family #19
      A. L. CALLIS Head F W W 29 TN Keeping House NC NC {This was the mother who was head of house}
      Joseph CALLIS Son M S W 10 TN Student TN TN
      Thomas W. CALLIS Son M S W 8 TN Student TN TN
      John F. CALLIS Son M S W 6 TN Student TN TN
      James C. CALLIS Son M S W 4 TN


      An LDS listing shows Thomas William Callis born SEP 1872 in Tn, died SEP 1872,
      to be the son of William Henry Callis, b 19 JUN 1833 in Tn, died May 1876 in Tn.
      William Henry Callis shows to be married to Ann Elizabeth Randolph Grist on 25 DEC 1869.
      They also show to have another son, C. Wilkins Joseph Callis b. 1870, TN.
      There is no source listed for the LDS entry!

      The 1850 census of Gibson Co, Tn list dwelling #2252 for:
      Wilkins Callis, age 48 (b. 1802) b. Va.
      Mary Callis, age 37, b. Tn
      William, age 16, b. Tn
      Thomas, age 14, TN
      Martha, age 11, TN
      Emiline, age 6, Tn
      George, 6, TN
      Felix, 1, Tn

      dwelling # 2253 list:
      Head of house Bechetta Battle, age 62, b. NC
      Harmon , male, 28, Tn
      I. Jane, 25, Tn
      Benjamine , 21, TN
      Felix, 19, Tn
      Louisa, 14, Tn

      A database on Rootsweb # 2842366 - Wilder Family Tree has listed
      Wilkins Callis married to Mary Battle along with a long pedigree for Wilkins Callis.

      The 1900 census for Gibson County shows Tom Calis and wife Artie.
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Civil District 9, Gibson, Tennessee; Roll: T623 1570; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 42.

      Father: William Henry Callis b: 19 JUN 1833 in Tn.
      Mother: Ann Elizabeth Randolph Grist b: 1849 in Tn

      Marriage 1 Artie May King b: ABT 1881
      • Married: 1898 in Gibson Co, Tn 5
      1. Has No Children Ester Ann Callis b: 2 MAR 1899
      2. Has No Children Viola Green Callis b: 27 AUG 1901
      3. Has No Children James Corner Callis b: 23 NOV 1903
      4. Has No Children Ruth Callis b: 6 JUL 1907 in Tn
      5. Has Children Eph Smith Callis b: ABT 1910 in Tn
      6. Has No Children Tom (Tommie) Elijah Callis b: 17 JAN 1912 in Tn
      7. Has No Children Martha Marie Callis b: 17 DEC 1913 in Tn
      8. Has Children Fred Callis b: 27 JAN 1918

      1. Abbrev: 1930 census of Madison Co, Tn
        1930 census of Madison Co, Tn
      2. Abbrev: Date of death confirmed with Thomas Callis' son.
        Date of death confirmed with Thomas Callis' son.
      3. Abbrev: 1900 census
        1900 census
      4. Abbrev: Rutherford Revisited by D. Jackson and J. Bone
        Rutherford Revisited by D. Jackson and J. Bone
      5. Abbrev: Marriage records of Gibson Co, Tn. From the Roots web archives.
        Marriage records of Gibson Co, Tn. From the Roots web archives.