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John Chancey Thomas

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  • Name John Chancey Thomas 
    Gender Male 
    Born 2 January 1855  Reading, Hillsdale Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Cause of Death Organic Heart Troubles 
    Occupation Farmer  [1
    Cemetery Greenwood Cemetery, Section 1, Lot 228 
    Events 22 Dec 1910: Married Marie D. Christensen. Married by clergyman F. A. Brass. Witnessed by Willis parks and A. T. Holcomb.  [2
    Death Notice The Fowlerville Review
    February 5, 1930, p. 5


    FUNERAL RITES FOR JOHN
    CHANCEY THOMAS
    John Chancey Thomas aged 75 years died at the Livingston County infirmary on Friday last and was brought to Fowlerville for burial. Mr. Thomas had been living in Fowlerville for some time and last fall was taken to the infirmary on account of ill health and old age, his wife having died about one year ago. The funeral was held on Sunday last, Rev. Sutcliffe of the M. E. church officiating and interment in Greenwood cemetery. 
    Residence(s) 1860: Reading, Hillsdale Co., Michigan
    1870: Novi twp., Oakland Co., Michigan?? (living with Margaret and John S. Smith, born in NY)
    1880: Eagle twp., Clinton Co., Michigan (living with his sister Mary)
    1900 Jun: Living with Dan’l Wilkerson, Novi Township
    1908: T1N R9E, NW¼ of the NE¼ of Sec 31, Novi Twp., Oakland County, MI, living next to Daniel Wilkerson.
    1910 May: Owned farm 180 in Novi Townsip, Oakland County, MI
    1915: not shown as a property owner in Salem Twp., Washtenaw Co., MI
    1920 Jan: Owned a farm in Salem Township (T1N R7E), Washtenaw County, MI
    1929 Jan: S East St, Fowlerville, Michigan. Moved there after 1925? (deed not found in Livingston Co deeds before 1925)
    ?? Dec 1929-29 Jan 1930: Livingston County Old People's Home  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Died 29 January 1930  Marion Twp, Livingston Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 2 February 1930  Fowlerville, Livingston Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Greenwood Cemerery
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    Person ID I264  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 2 January 2015 

    Father Jerimiah Thomas,   b. about 1823, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 January 1892, Niles, Berrien Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Almira Calkins,   b. about 1825, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1870  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Family ID F253  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Marie Dorthea Christensen,   b. 20 June 1879, Bollerslev, Bjolderup, Rise, Aabenraa, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 January 1929, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 22 December 1910  Novi, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Gladys May Thomas,   b. 16 July 1907, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1985, Hastings Twp., Barry Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. John Chancy Thomas,   b. 3 July 1908, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 December 1975, Franklin, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. George E Thomas,   b. 10 April 1915, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 August 1944, La Muy, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte D'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    +4. Martha J. Thomas,   b. 5 December 1916, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 March 1972, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Family ID F11  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 February 1930 - Fowlerville, Livingston Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Notes 
    • Card submitted to WMGS Surname Index, 11/20/95

      John may have lived with Margaret (nee Chapman) and John S. Smith. They do not appear to be relatives.

      The Fowlerville Review
      February 5, 1930, p. 4
      February 12, 1930, p. 7
      February 19, 1930

      STATE OF MICHIGAN, The Probate Court for the County of Livingston.
      At a session of said court, held at the Probate Office in the City of Howell in said County, on the 1st day of February A. D. 1930.
      Present: Hon. Willis. L. Lyons, Judge of Probate.
      In the matter of the state of,
      John C. Thomas, Deceased
      John C. Thomas Jr., having filed in said court his petition, praying that the administration of said estate be granted to Andrew MacKenzie or to some other suitable person.
      It is ordered, That the 3rd. day of March A. D. 1930, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at said probate office, be and is hereby appointed for hearing said petition.
      It is further ordered, That public notice thereof be given by publication of a copy of this order, for three successive weeks to said day of hearing, in the Fowlerville Review a newspaper printed and circulated in said county.
      WILLIS L. LYONS,
      A true copy, Judge of Probate.
      CELESTIA PARSHALL
      Register of Probate 3-3

      ____________________


      The Fowlerville Review
      March 5, 1930, p. 3


      STATE OF MICHIGAN, The Probate Court for the County of Livingston.
      At a session of paid Court, held at the Probate Office in the City of Howell in the said County on the 3rd day of March, A. D. 1930.
      Present: Hon. Willis L. Lyons, Judge of Probate.
      In the matter of the estate of
      John C. Thomas, Deceased
      It appearing to the court that the time for presentation of claims against said estate should be limited, and that a time and place be appointed to receive, execute, and adjust all claims and demands against said deceased by and before said court:
      It is ordered That creditors of said deceased are required to present their claims to said court at said Probate Office on or before the 7th day of July A. D. 1930 at ten o'clock in the forenoon, said time place being hereby appointed for the examination and adjustment of all claims and demands against said deceased.
      It is further ordered That public notice thereof be given by publication of a copy of this order for three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing, in the Fowlerville Review a newspaper printed and circulated in said County
      WILLIS L. LYONS,
      A true copy Judge of Probate
      Celestia Parshall
      Register of Probate 34-3

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    5. [S2988] ((Chicago:1908)).

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    9. [S1175] Department of Labor & Economic Growth Statewide Search for Subdivision Plats.


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