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Jerimiah Thomas

Male about 1823 - 1892  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Jerimiah Thomas  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born about 1823  New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Occupation Gunsmith  [4
    Death Notice Niles Daily Star, January 12, 1892
    NEWS IN BRIEF
    Jerry Thomas, of this city, who died last week, was 71 years old.

    Niles Weekly Mirror, January 13, 1892
    Notes of the Week
    Jerry Thomas, familiarly known as “Two-Finger Jack,” died Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Webber in West Niles. Mr. Thomas has been a resident of this city for a long term of years and persued the business of filing saws, repairing guns, etc., and made himself generally useful in many ways. “Jack” was also an expert fisherman, and he had a large acquaintance. His funeral occurred from the residence at 10 o’clock Saturday morning. The deceased was about 67 years old.  [5, 6
    Residence(s) 1850: renting Copley, Summit Co., Ohio
    1860: Reading, Hillsdale Co., Michigan
    1870: south side Mechanic, 1 door west of RR track, Hillsdale, Hillsdale Co., Michigan
    1880: Niles, Berrien Co, Michigan
    1892: boards at the NE corner of State and Emmons, Niles, Berrien Co., MI  [3, 4, 7
    Died 9 January 1892  Niles, Berrien Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I415  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 December 2014 

    Father Chauncey Thomas,   b. about 1785, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1857  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Elany Hawkins,   b. January 1802, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 December 1886, Sherman, Newaygo Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Family ID F6342  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Almira Calkins,   b. about 1825, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1870  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Children 
     1. Phoebe J. Thomas,   b. about 1844, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 October 1869, Reading, Hillsdale Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
     2. Soprona Leonard Thomas,   b. about 1847, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. George Wellin Thomas,   b. 6 February 1849, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 December 1931, Northville, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +4. John Chancey Thomas,   b. 2 January 1855, Reading, Hillsdale Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 January 1930, Marion Twp, Livingston Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +5. Mary Emma Thomas,   b. June 1857, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1930  (Age ~ 74 years)
     6. Lucy Thomas,   b. August 1859, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F253  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Inherited and sold property in Section 7 of Reading township, Hillsdale Co. in 1863.
      A J. A. Thomas had a boot and shoe repair business in Reading in 1860 and 1880. [8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] John.

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    5. [S2250] News in Brief.

    6. [S2251] Notes of the Week.

    7. [S2242] .

    8. [S2707] Jeremiah Thomas et al-Samuel R. Baker Warranty Deed.



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