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Thomas, F. M.

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Thomas, F. M.
February 26, 2007 05:16PM
History of Trigg County, Historical and Biographical, ed. W.H. Perrin,
F.A. Battey Pub. Co., Chicago, 1884. p. 204. [Cadiz Precinct]

F. M. THOMAS was born August 5, 1839, in Trigg County; he is the seventh
child of a family of eleven born to Starkey and Mary (Bridges) Thomas;
the former was born in North Carolina June 29, 1799; he died September 14,
1881; the latter was born in North Carolina, July 25, 1807, and now lives
with her son Starkey at their old homestead. About 1806 the father of our
subject was brought with his parents to Trigg County, where he remained
till [sic] his death. They first settled on Donaldson Creek. there the
family was reared. At about the age of twenty-three, F. M. Thomas
settled on his present land, which was deeded him by his father, consisting
of 400 acres. His father had owned over 2,000 acres; before his death it
was divided among his children; he was married December 21, 1876, to Mary
F. Rogers; she was born January 25, 1862, in Trigg County; four children
have blessed this union--three sons and one daughter.

Thomas Bridges Rogers

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