Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

 

 

  The Descendants of John Thomas III                 


 

First Generation

1. John Thomas III, son of John Thomas II and Rachel Crumley,
was born about 1792 in Pendleton District, South Carolina.  He died about 1865 in
Fannin County, Georgia about age 73.

John married Margaret Fain, daughter of Ebenezer Fain and Mary Black-Mercer,
about 1818 in Buncombe County, North Carolina.  Margaret was born on 6 Aug 1786 in
South Carolina.  She died on 6 May 1870 in Fannin County, Georgia at age 83.

Children from this marriage were:

     2     M     i.
 George Arterbury Thomas was born on 8 Apr 1819 in North Carolina.  He died on 3 Apr 1906
   in Fannin County,  Georgia at age 86.  He was buried at Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery
   in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
        3     F     ii.  Sarah Thomas was born in Feb 1820 in Haywood County, North Carolina.  She died after 1910
   in Polk County, Arkansas. 
   
   Sarah married William Godfrey on 16 Jan 1845 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  William was born
   about 1827.  He died Before 1860 in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
         4    M   iii.  Jehu Thomas was born in 1822 in Buncombe County, North Carolina.  He died 5 Oct 1872
   in Henderson County, Tennessee.
   
   Jehu married Elizabeth Banks on 18 Apr 1847 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  Elizabeth was born
   in 1832 in Georgia.  She died in 1880 in Stephens County, Texas.
   
         5    F    iv.  Elizabeth Athaline Thomas was born in 1826 in Habersham County, Georgia.  She died on
   5 Mar 1887 in Blythe Township, Marion County, Arizona at age 61.
   
   She married David Godfrey on 12 Dec 1844 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  David was born on
   16 May 1819 in South Carolina.  He died after 1880 in Blythe Township, Marion County,
   Arkansas.
   
          6    M    v.  William Fain Thomas was born in Jan 1830 in Habersham County, Georgia.  He died in 1913
   in Morganton, Fannin County, Georgia at age 83.  He is buried at Mt Moriah Baptist Church
   
   William married Mira Ann Nobles.  Mira was born about 1834 in North Carolina.  She died
   before 1900 in Fannin County, Georgia.  She is buried at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in
   Fannin County, Georgia.



Second Generation  

2. George Arterbury Thomas was born on 8 Apr 1819 in North Carolina. 
He died on 3 Apr 1906 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia at age 86.  He was buried
at Lebanon Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.

George married Sarah C. Fain, daughter of John Samuel Fain and Betsey Butt,
on 4 Jan 1841.  Sarah was born on 17 Dec 1821.  She died on 22 Oct 1904 in Blue
Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia at age 82.  She was buried at
Lebanon Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.

Children from this marriage were:

         7    M     i.  John Forsyth Thomas was born on 6 Nov 1842.  He died on 1 Oct 1925 in Blue Ridge,
   Fannin County, Georgia at age 82.   He was buried at Lebanon Baptist Church  Cemetery
   in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
   John married Adeline Walls on 21 Dec 1862 in Walker County, Georgia.  Adeline was born on
   19 Aug 1842.  She died on 6 Nov 1908 at age 66.  She was buried at Lebanon Baptist
   Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
      8    M    ii.
 Jehu Mercer Thomas was born on 3 Aug 1845 in Georgia.  He died on 4 Jan 1918 in Blue
   Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia at age 72.  He was buried at Lebanon Baptist Church
   Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.



Third Generation

8. Jehu Mercer Thomas was born on 3 Aug 1845 in Georgia.  He died on 4 Jan 1918 in
Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia at age 72.  He was buried at
 Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.

Jehu married Flora Angeline Watson, daughter of William Monroe Watson and
Lucinda McDowell, on 8 Mar 1868 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia. Flora was born on
12 Apr 1847 in North Carolina.  She died on 10 Mar 1923 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County,
Georgia at age 75.  She was buried at Lebanon Baptist
Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.

Children from this marriage were:

         9    F     i.  Amanda Louvinia Thomas was born on 22 Dec 1868 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.   
   She died on 4 Jun 1947 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia at age 77.   She was buried
   at Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
   Amanda married Bill Franklin on 29 Jul 1886 in Fannin County, Georgia.  Bill was born in 25 Aug 
   1864.  He died 1 Jun 1907 in Fannin County, Georgia.  He was buried at Lebanon Baptist 
   Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
        10    F    ii.  Mary Lucinda Thomas was born on 11 Sep 1870 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.  She
 died in Pueblo County, Colorado.
   
   Mary married Jep Richey on 12 Mar 1887 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.  Jep was
   born on 1 Jun 1856 in Georgia.  He died on 19 Jun 1902 in Pueblo County, Colorado.
   
   Mary next married Robert Sapp.  Robert was born about 1877 in Colorado.
   
        11    M   iii.  William Arterbury Thomas was born on 24 Aug 1872.  He died 23 Dec 1933 in Fannin
   County, Georgia.  He was buried at Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in Fannin County,  
   Georgia.
   
   William married Harriet Arp on 29 Jul 1894 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.  Harriet
   was born 10 Nov 1870.  She died 25 May 1947 in Fannin County, Georgia.  She was buried
   at Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
        12    F    iv.  Sara Josephine Thomas was born on 2 Feb 1874 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia. 
   She died on 7 Mar 1945 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia at age 71.
   
   Sara married Jeptha Patterson.  Jeptha was born in 16 Sep 1873 in Georgia.  She died on
   21 Nov 1947 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia at age 74.
   
         13    M    v.  John Monroe Thomas was born on 12 Mar 1876 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.  He
   died 1 Apr 1969 in Polk County, Tennessee.  He is buried at Crestlawn Cemetery in Polk
   County, Tennessee.
   
   John married Martha Ellen Vestal on 16 Apr 1896 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia. 
   Martha was born in 4 Sep 1876.  She died 23 Mar 1965 in Polk County, Tennessee.  She
   is buried at Crestlawn Cemetery in Polk County, Tennessee.
   
        14    M    vi.  Thomas Burton Thomas was born on 12 Nov 1877 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia. 
   He died on 18 Nov 1937 at age 60.  He was buried at Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in
   Fannin County, Georgia.
   
   Thomas married Annice Vestal on 4 May 1902 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.  Alice 
   was born on 14 Sep 1880.  She died on 20 Mar 1971 in Fannin County, Georgia.  She was
   buried at Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
        15    F    vii.  Caledonia Mae Thomas was born on 25 Dec 1879 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia. 
   She died on 23 Aug 1972 in Fannin County, Georgia.  She was buried at Lebanon Baptist
   Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
   Caledonia married Arthur Mathews on 16 Dec 1906 in Fannin County, Georgia.  Arthur was
   He is buried at Epworth Methodist Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia. born 12 Feb 1884.
   He died 4 Oct 1907 in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
        16    F   viii.  Martha Isobel Thomas was born on 26 Jun 1882 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.  She
   died on 3 Apr 1944 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia at age 60.  She was buried at 
   Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
        17    M    ix.  Grover J. Thomas was born on 18 Dec 1886 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.  He died
   on 13 Mar 1971 in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia at age 84.  He was buried at Lebanon 
   Baptist Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.
    
   Grover married Myrtle Hallam on 23 Sep 1917 in Fannin County, Georgia.  Myrtle was born 
   10 Feb 1894.  She died 25 Oct 1987 in Fannin County, Georgia.  She was buried at
   Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
     18    M    x.
 Jasper Lee Thomas Sr. was born on 28 Nov 1888 in Georgia.  He died on 9 Oct 1975 in
   Akron, Summit County, Ohio at age 86.  He was buried at Lebanon Baptist Church
   Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.



Fourth Generation

18. Jasper Lee Thomas Sr. was born on 28 Nov 1888 in Georgia.  He died on 9 Oct
1975 in Akron, Summit County, Ohio at age 86.  He was buried at
 Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia.

Jasper married Myrtle Bell Heaton, adopted daughter of John A. Heaton and Rachel June
Craig, on 2 Sep 1913 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.  Myrtle was born on 18 Aug 1893. 
She died on 13 Jun 1990 in McCaysville, Fannin County, Georgia at age 96. 
She was buried at Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery
in Fannin County, Georgia.

Children from this marriage were:

    19    F     i.  
 Elizabeth Genevieve Thomas was born on 21 Jun 1914 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County,
   Georgia.  She died on 18 Nov 1988 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 74.  She was
   buried at Keeter Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
20    M    ii.    Jack Earl Thomas was born on 26 May 1916 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.  He died
   on 30 Jul 2000 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 84.  He is buried at Lebanon Baptist
   Church in Fannin County, Georgia.
   
   Jack married Living.
   
21    F   iii.     Flora Ruth Thomas was born on 8 Feb 1918.  She died on 2 Feb 1990 at age 71.
   
22    M   iv.    John Prince Thomas was born on 28 Feb 1919 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.  He
   died on 7 Jan 1982 at age 62.  He was buried at Lebanon Church Cemetery in Fannin
   County, Georgia. 
   
   John married Pearl Ward on 14 Nov 1938 in Gilmer county, Georgia.  She was born abt.
   1923 in Georgia.
   
23    F     v.    Jewell Kathleen Thomas was born on 24 Oct 1923 in Fannin County, Georgia.  She died
   on 26 Aug 2005 at age 81 in French Lick, Orange County, Indiana.  She is buried at
   Coshocton County Memory Gardens in Coshocton County, Ohio.
   
   Jewell married Charles C. Benner on 17 Nov 1945.  Charles was born 1 Nov 1919 in 
   Summit County, Ohio.  He died on 5 Nov 2001 in Guernsey County, Ohio at age 81. 
   He is buried at Coshocton County Memory Gardens in Coshocton County, Ohio.
   
24    M    vi.    Jasper Lee Thomas Jr. was born on 4 Oct 1925 in Fannin County, Georgia.  He died
   on 11 Jan 1989 in Summit County, Georgia at age 63. 
   
   Jasper married Louise Gressley on 15 Jun 1946 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  Louise was
   born abt. 1927 in Georgia.
   

25     F   vii.  

 Betty Janette Thomas was born 30 Aug 1933.  She died on 20 Sep 1933 in Blue Ridge,

   Fannin County, Georgia.  She is buried in Toccoa Baptist Church Cemetery in Fannin
   County, Georgia.



Fifth Generation

19. Elizabeth Genevieve Thomas was born on 21 Jun 1914 in Blue Ridge, Fannin
County, Georgia.  She died on 18 Nov 1988 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 74.
She was buried at Keeter Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
The cause of her death was Cancer of the Uterus.

Elizabeth married
William Herbert Burnette Sr
., son of Benjamin Harrison
Burnette and Mary Fanny Magdalene Charles, on 26 Dec 1932 in Gilmer County, Georgia. 
William was born on 7 Jun 1911 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died
on 12 May 1988 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 76.  He was
buried at Keeter Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
The cause of his death was Liver Disease.

 

 

 


 

Her Surname List

 


 

Do you have information on this family or family photos?

 

 

2006-2014 Kimberly Miller Bates
 All Rights Reserved 
   


These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by any other organization or persons.
Persons or organizations desiring to use this material must obtain the written consent of the contributor.