Descendants of Daniel  R. Thomas
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The Thomas family is not one I have researched extensively. Not much has been found on them. Though perhaps now that we know the name of his wife, we may find more information.


Descendants of Unknown Thomas


Generation No. 1

1.  UNKNOWN1 THOMAS

Notes for UNKNOWN THOMAS:
1850 has alot of Thomas' from SC in Pike

Children of UNKNOWN THOMAS are:
2.i.DANIEL R.2 THOMAS, b. 1816, SC; d. Bet. 1870 - 1880, crenshaw County, AL.
3.ii.DAVID J. THOMAS, b. Abt. 1826, sc; d. Unknown.
iii.CHARLOTTE THOMAS, b. 1829, sc; d. Unknown.


Generation No. 2

2.  DANIEL R.2 THOMAS (UNKNOWN1) was born 1816 in SC, and died Bet. 1870 - 1880 in crenshaw County, AL.  He married SARAH MARTHA BRUNSON 30 Dec 1843 in Pike county, AL, daughter of DANIEL BRUNSON and MARY PLATT.  She was born 1824 in Pike County, AL, and died Bet. 1870 - 1880 in crenshaw County, AL.

Notes for DANIEL R. THOMAS:
1840, several Thomas', there is a John H. Thomas who is on same page as Daniel Brunson
1850 Pike,
1860 Pike, Western Division
1870 Crenshaw, all of the children living with him and his wife through 1870, township 8

More About DANIEL R. THOMAS:
Census 1: 1850, Pike co. Al
Census 2: 1870, Crenshaw Co. AL

More About SARAH MARTHA BRUNSON:
Name 2: Sarah Martha Brunson
Date born 2: 1818, S.C.

Children of DANIEL THOMAS and SARAH BRUNSON are:
4.i.BENJAMIN D.3 THOMAS, b. 1845, Pike County, AL; d. Aft. 1880.
5.ii.MARY ELIZABETH THOMAS, b. 1846, Pike County, AL; d. 31 Oct 1933.
iii.LAWRENCE JAMES THOMAS, b. 1848, Pike County, AL; d. Aft. 1920; m. MARY J. HENDERSON, 11 Jun 1880, Crenshaw County, AL; b. Abt. 1850; d. Unknown.

Notes for LAWRENCE JAMES THOMAS:
Widower living with his sister Amanda Octavia in 1920.

6.iv.AMANDA OCTAVIA THOMAS, b. Dec 1850, Pike Co, AL; d. 1925, Baker, Walton Co., Florida.
v.FRANCES THOMAS, b. 1853, Pike County, AL; d. Unknown.
7.vi.JOEL THOMAS, b. 1855, Pike County, AL; d. Aft. 1880.
vii.GEORGE W. THOMAS, b. 1859, Pike County, AL; d. Aft. 1880.

Notes for GEORGE W. THOMAS:
1880 Crenshaw living with his Uncle Rufus Webster Brunson?
father born SC, mother and he born AL

viii.EMILY LOUISE THOMAS, b. 1864, Pike County, AL; d. 1949, Walton Co, Florida; m. THOMAS M. BRUNSON, 31 Oct 1882, Crenshaw County, AL; b. Abt. 1850; d. Unknown.

Notes for EMILY LOUISE THOMAS:
1880 Living with brother Joel. Per Linda Hahn's file she married Thomas M Brunson 10/31/1882. Died in Walton Co. FL


3.  DAVID J.2 THOMAS (UNKNOWN1) was born Abt. 1826 in sc, and died Unknown.  He married LOUISE UNKNOWN.  She was born Abt. 1825 in Alabama, and died Unknown.

Notes for DAVID J. THOMAS:
1860 Pike Co, AL
can't find in 1870

Children of DAVID THOMAS and LOUISE UNKNOWN are:
i.JOHN W M3 THOMAS, b. Abt. 1855, Alabama; d. Unknown.
ii.MARTHA E O THOMAS, b. Abt. 1858, Alabama; d. Unknown.
iii.CATHERINE S THOMAS, b. Abt. 1859, Alabama; d. Unknown.


Generation No. 3

4.  BENJAMIN D.3 THOMAS (DANIEL R.2, UNKNOWN1) was born 1845 in Pike County, AL, and died Aft. 1880.  He married GEORGIA GALLOPS 22 Dec 1872 in Crenshaw County, AL, daughter of ISOM GALLOPS and CHARLOTTE JOHNSON.  She was born 1854 in Russell county, Alabama, and died Unknown.

Notes for BENJAMIN D. THOMAS:
I suspect name is Benjamin Daniel
Only Benjamin Thomas in Pike in 1850 is son of Daniel, born 1845
Only Benjamin Thomas in Pike in 1860 is son of Daniel born 1845
Living with parents in 1870 in Crenshaw, he is again the only Benjamin in the county, born 1845
1880 Crenshaw, living next door to sister Amanda and to brother Joel
1900 Holt, Santa Rosa (becomes Okaloosa) FL

More About BENJAMIN D. THOMAS:
Census: 1880, Crenshaw Co. AL

Notes for GEORGIA GALLOPS:
Mother and sisters in household 1880, unable to read last name
Mother age 48, Charlott T.
sisters Emona J. age 20, Samantha E. 18

may not be mother of two oldest children, in 1900 claims five of six children living

Children of BENJAMIN THOMAS and GEORGIA GALLOPS are:
i.MARTHA C.4 THOMAS, b. 1874, crenshaw County, AL; d. Unknown.
ii.BENJAMIN D. THOMAS, JR., b. 1875, crenshaw County, AL; d. Unknown.
iii.HENRY EDWARD THOMAS, b. 1877, crenshaw County, AL; d. Unknown.
iv.EMMA L. THOMAS, b. 1879, crenshaw County, AL; d. May 1900; m. CHARLES BRUNSON; b. May 1870, Alabama; d. Unknown.
v.LINNIA THOMAS, b. Jun 1883, Florida; d. Unknown.
vi.NONNIA THOMAS, b. May 1885, Florida; d. Unknown.

Notes for NONNIA THOMAS:
? alnora living with Benjamin and georgia in 1920, married a Brunson

vii.SALLIE THOMAS, b. Mar 1888, Florida; d. Unknown.
viii.SHUG THOMAS, b. Jun 1890, Florida; d. Unknown.


5.  MARY ELIZABETH3 THOMAS (DANIEL R.2, UNKNOWN1) was born 1846 in Pike County, AL, and died 31 Oct 1933.  She married RICHARD M. BENBOW 16 Dec 1874 in Crenshaw County, AL, son of JOEL BENBOW and HERMIONE VICKERS.  He was born Abt. 1846 in Alabama, and died 11 Mar 1908.

Notes for MARY ELIZABETH THOMAS:
1910 Mt Ida, Crenshaw Co
1920, with daughter Mary Nichols, Mt Ida

Notes for RICHARD M. BENBOW:
1880 next door to Joel, Amanda and Benjamin Thomas, other neighbor is John R. Brunson
1900 mt ida, Crenshaw

buried at mt ida methodist cemetery as is his wife

Children of MARY THOMAS and RICHARD BENBOW are:
i.MARY L4 BENBOW, b. 1875, crenshaw County, AL; d. Aft. 1920; m. WILLIAM M. NICHOLS; b. Abt. 1857; d. Aft. 1920.

Notes for MARY L BENBOW:
unmarried as of 1910, living with her mother

ii.MARTHA AGUSTA BENBOW, b. 22 Jun 1877, crenshaw County, AL; d. Aft. 1910; m. JOHN WESLEY WILLIAMSON, 14 Dec 1902, Crenshaw County, AL; b. 29 Jan 1870; d. Unknown.

Notes for JOHN WESLEY WILLIAMSON:
1910 mt ida, crenshaw

iii.ADAM J BENBOW, b. 1878, crenshaw County, AL; d. 09 Dec 1891, crenshaw County, AL.
iv.RICHARD JEFFERSON BENBOW, b. 18 Feb 1881, crenshaw County, AL; d. 01 Mar 1941; m. DEBBIE E. BODIFORD; b. 03 Mar 1888; d. Unknown.

Notes for RICHARD JEFFERSON BENBOW:
1910 mt ida, crenshaw

v.BESSIE AGNES BENBOW, b. Feb 1887, crenshaw County, AL; d. Aft. 1930; m. DANIEL OSBORNE GALLOPS, 27 Nov 1907, Crenshaw County, AL; b. Dec 1882, crenshaw County, AL; d. Aft. 1930.

Notes for DANIEL OSBORNE GALLOPS:
"OLLIE"
1910 Crenshaw
1920 Mt IDa, Crenshaw
1930 Mt Ida, Crenshaw

vi.AMANDA S. BENBOW, b. 21 Feb 1888, crenshaw County, AL; d. 24 Dec 1888, crenshaw County, AL.
vii.ELIZABETH BENBOW, b. Apr 1889, crenshaw County, AL; d. Bef. 1910.


6.  AMANDA OCTAVIA3 THOMAS (DANIEL R.2, UNKNOWN1) was born Dec 1850 in Pike Co, AL, and died 1925 in Baker, Walton Co., Florida.  She married JACOB BARNETT FRANKLIN 16 Dec 1871 in Crenshaw, AL, son of GREEN FRANKLIN and SARAH MERRILL.  He was born Dec 1854 in AL, and died 1924 in baker, Fl.

More About AMANDA OCTAVIA THOMAS:
Date born 2: Dec 1850
Burial: Shady Grove Cemetary Baker, FL

Notes for JACOB BARNETT FRANKLIN:
1900 Luverne, Crenshaw

1920 Barnie Franklin and Oceons Franklin, same age with daughter Abbie Franklin, same age in Okaloosa County, Florida, Baker

More About JACOB BARNETT FRANKLIN:
Date born 2: May 1854, ButlerCo, AL
Burial: Shady Grove Cemetary Baker, FL
Census 1: 1920, Okaloosa co. florida, baker
Census 2: 1880, Crenshaw Co. AL

Children of AMANDA THOMAS and JACOB FRANKLIN are:
i.GREEN BARNETT4 FRANKLIN, b. 13 Sep 1874, crenshaw County, AL; d. 23 Feb 1890, Mt. Ida.

Notes for GREEN BARNETT FRANKLIN:


Died as a boy

More About GREEN BARNETT FRANKLIN:
Name 2: Green B. Franklin
Date born 2: 1877
Burial: Mt Ida Cemetery, Crenshaw County, AL

ii.ABBIE L. FRANKLIN, b. Feb 1879, crenshaw County, AL; d. Aft. 1920; m. (1) TOM RUSHING; b. 1875; d. Unknown; m. (2) JOHN LEWIS, Aft. 1920; b. 1875; d. Unknown.

Notes for ABBIE L. FRANKLIN:
? Marriage 1894 in Crenshaw for A. L. Franklin to Neal Turner

iii.JOHN H. FRANKLIN, b. 27 May 1883, crenshaw County, AL; d. Aft. 1942; m. MYRTLE LEE BARNES, 05 Feb 1902, Crenshaw County, AL; b. 20 Jul 1886; d. 1928.

More About JOHN H. FRANKLIN:
Date born 2: May 1883

More About MYRTLE LEE BARNES:
Name 2: Martha Myrtle Lee Barnes

iv.ELIZABETH REBECCA FRANKLIN, b. 1883, crenshaw County, AL; d. Aft. 1920; m. DANIEL W. BRUNSON, 11 Nov 1897, Crenshaw County, AL; b. 1872; d. Unknown.

Notes for DANIEL W. BRUNSON:
1920 North Baker, Okaloosa Co

v.DAVID SUMPTER FRANKLIN, b. May 1886, crenshaw County, AL; d. Aft. 1920; m. BUNIE ESTELLE OLIVE, 19 Sep 1907; b. Abt. 1885; d. Unknown.

Notes for DAVID SUMPTER FRANKLIN:
1920 North Baker, Okaloosa

More About DAVID SUMPTER FRANKLIN:
Census 1: 1930, Okaloosa co. florida, baker
Census 2: 1920, Okaloosa co. florida, baker

vi.PENSY FRANKLIN, b. 1888, crenshaw County, AL; d. Bef. 1900.
vii.ADDIE BARNETT FRANKLIN, b. 26 Jan 1890, Brantley, AL; d. 22 Nov 1928; m. JOHN ABNER BARNES, 23 Oct 1907, Brantley, Al; b. 17 Dec 1887, Brantley, AL; d. 16 Oct 1968, Milton, FL.

More About ADDIE BARNETT FRANKLIN:
Name 2: Addie Franklin
Date born 2: 1887
Burial: Baker, FL

Notes for JOHN ABNER BARNES:
1910 Luverne, Crenshaw
1920 Okaloosa, North Baker
1930 census, Santa Rosa County, Milton, Florida, district 2, page 4a and 4b , Name ABB BARNES

More About JOHN ABNER BARNES:
Name 2: Abner Barnes
Burial: Baker, Florida


7.  JOEL3 THOMAS (DANIEL R.2, UNKNOWN1) was born 1855 in Pike County, AL, and died Aft. 1880.  He married (1) MARY UNKNOWN Bet. 1870 - 1880.  She was born Abt. 1855, and died Unknown.  He married (2) MOLLIE UNKNOWN Abt. 1891.  She was born Abt. 1860, and died Unknown.

Notes for JOEL THOMAS:
1880 Crenshaw, wife Mary age 25, sister Emily L in household States Father born GA, mother SC
1900 Holmes co FL

Children of JOEL THOMAS and MOLLIE UNKNOWN are:
i.EMMA4 THOMAS, b. 1893, Florida; d. Unknown.
ii.JESSE THOMAS, b. 1895, Florida; d. Unknown.
iii.FANNIE THOMAS, b. 1897, Florida; d. Unknown.



Sources: Leahmanda Barnes, Patricia Alsup, Brunson gedcom from Ryck Shipley, US Censu