William John Thomas

Born:May 22 1829 In:  Moore County, North Carolina
Died:May 11 1903 (at age 73)

Immediate family

Henry Tillman Thomas
His father
Harriet Malinda Thomas (born Judd)
His mother
Macklin C. Thomas
His brother
Jefferson Thomas
His brother
Henderson Bennett Thomas
His brother
Mary Adeline Howard (born Thomas)
His sister
Edna Elizabeth Gilchrist (born Thomas)
His sister
John Martin Beaton Thomas
His brother
Henry Tillman Thomas
His brother
Mary Frances Thomas
His sister
James Knox Polk Thomas
His brother
Malinda Pettie Thomas
His sister

Source citations

Page: William John Thomas
Confidence: Secondary evidence
Date: Mar 8 2018
Citation text:
Added via a Person Discovery


[Jeff WesterII.FTW]

CENSUS: June 7, 1860 Long Street PO, Moore County, NC: 84/84 William Thomas 29M Farmer 200/100 NC, Emeline 25F NC, Virginia 6F NC, Orin W 3M NC, William D 2M NC.

July 14, 1870 Cape Fear Township, Grove PO, Chatham County, NC:

39/39 Thomas William 40 M W Farmer _/200 NC

Emeline 40 F W Keeping house NC

Virginia 14 F W Going to school NC Attended school within the year

Oran 12 M W Going to school NC Attended school within the year

Lucian 10 M W Going to school NC Attended school within the year

Judson 8 M W at home NC

Stacy 6 M W at home NC

John 6/12 M W Infant NC

June 19, 1880 ED 134, Jonesboro Township, Moore County, NC:

321/328 Thomas William J W M 51 M Farmer NC NC NC

Emerlina W F 51 Wife M Keeping House NC NC NC

Oran W M 24 Son S at School NC NC NC

Judson C W M 18 Son S at Home NC NC NC

Stacy B W M 15 Son S at Home NC NC NC

Ayse S W M 10 Son S at Home NC NC NC

June 23, 1900 ED 46, Upper Little River Township, Harnett County, NC:

313/313 Thomas William J. Head W M May 1829 71 M 47 years NC NC NC Farmer OFF

Emmaline Wife W F Nov 1828 71 M 47 years 6/5 children NC NC NC

MILITARY: From Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers Record about William J Thomas

Name: William J Thomas ,

Residence: Moore County, North Carolina

Enlistment Date: 18 July 1862

Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE

Side Served: Confederacy

State Served: North Carolina

Unit Numbers: 163

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 18 July 1862 at the age of 33

Enlisted in Company E, 56th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 18 July 1862.

Promoted to Full Corporal on 10 June 1863

Promoted to Full Sergeant 1st Class on 01 October 1864

Promoted to Full Lieutenant 2nd Class on 01 November 1864 (Not Commissioned)

Hospitalized on 16 December 1864 at Richmond, VA

Furloughed on 28 January 1865

Paroled on 28 April 1865 at Alvin's Ferry, NC

BURIAL: Juniper Springs Baptist Church Cemetery inscription: WILLIAM THOMAS BORN MAY 22, 1829. DIED MAY 11, 1903. I have found a good home. I have kept the faith.

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