W J Thomas
Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/18/2006 at 23:11:46
W J Thomas, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec 15. P O Ontario, was born in York county, Pennsylvania, March 13,1838, and when eleven years of age moved with his parents to Lee county, Illinois, where he received his early education, he studied for the ministry and was installed in the Dunkard Church in 1868, and in 1877 was ordained bishop, he came to his county, and in the spring of 1869 settled where he now resides, owning 160 acres of well improved land, he was married in 1865 to Miss Hannah B Kelly, a native of Pennsylvania, they have four children: Persive, Achsa E, Mary M and Samuel, have lost two
1880 Boone co History Book
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