Doris Ross Johnston's Our Texas Family

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A Work in Progress ~ what you see is all I know, except for living people; if you don't see the parents of an individual who married into our family, it's useless to ask. Birthdates with (?) are guesstimates or uncertain. Also see link to my Brock Family website

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  • ID: I46917
  • Name: William Thomas
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 24 NOV 2008
  • Birth: ABT 1820?
  • Event: Event-Misc ABT 1846 TX
  • Note: Type: Milit-Beg fought in U.S. war with Mexico, met General Zachary Taylor; received a Texas land grant, went home to Indiana, met and married Angeline, and then moved to Iowa, where their daughter Marie Elizabeth Thomas was born. Later they moved to Texas 1



    Marriage 1 Angeline Stephens b: NOV 1830 in IN
    • Married: 23 JUL 1848 in Jackson Co., IN
    • Note:
      license issued 22 July to William Thomas and Angeline Stephens, performed 23 July by Samsen Fincher, minister.
      'She also had a younger sister, Angeline Stephens, who was born in Vermont in the 1820s. Angeline married William Thomas, who fought in the war with Mexico and received a Texas land grant as payment. William Thomas went home to Indiana, where their daughter Marie Elizabeth Thomas was born. Later they moved to Texas. Marie married R. L. Taylor, brother of F. S. Taylor who married her cousin Elizabeth Goen. William and Angeline had another daughter Allie, also. Allie's daughter Margaret Underwood married her first cousin, William Sterling Lee Taylor, a son of R. L. Taylor.
      'Arrena and Angeline had another sister, Elizabeth, who married a Weddle; lived near Belton, Texas.'
      1 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Marie Elizabeth Thomas b: 16 MAY 1857 in IA
    2. Has Children Allie Thomas b: ABT 1860?

    Sources:
    1. Title: The Erie Catherine Taylor - William Wesley Wilks Family
      Abbrev: Taylor Erie-Wilks Wm W Family
      Author: Compiler: Doris Nan Ross Brock
      Publication: author, Cleveland, OH (now Grand Prairie, TX), 1971
      Page: p. 50
    2. Title: Jackson County, Indiana, Marriages
      Abbrev: Jackson Co. IN Marriages
      Page: Book A-B, p. 450

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