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57. Nancy KELLAR was born on 5 March 1821 in Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky.1,23 She died on 15 November 1886 at the age of 65 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.23 She was buried in Paris Cemetery, Bourbon County, Kentucky.

1850 Census. Dist 2, Bourbon, KY, Hh 335
Henry Thomas, 32 - all born in KY
Nancy 28
Margaret 9. Ann Eliza 6. Kellar, 4, Doniphan, age 1 (male)
Joseph Kellar, 32

1860 Census, Bourbon Co KY, Hh 390
W.H. Thomas (dittoed as Ransdale from household above), 47, Pers. Prop. worth $28,000. Real estate worth $20,000.
Nancy, 39
Ann E. 16. Keller 14. Doniphan, 11. Clay 8. Louisa 5 (probably later Ida). George 4
Jos Keller, 42, Gent.
Thos J. Mitchell, 28, Miller

1870 Census. Paris, Bourbon, KY, Hh 406
William Thomas, 53, Farmer, personal prop of $58,800, real estate worth $88,207
Nancy, 49
Doniphan, 20
Clay, 18, at school
Ida, 17, at school
George, 14, at school
Nannie Talbott, 11 (granddaughter - daughter of Margaret)
Joseph Kellar, 51, no occupation
John Bowie, 35, farm laborer

1880 Census. Bourbon Co, KY, Hh 4
Henry Thomas, 62
Nancy, 59, wife
Ida, 26, dau, marked as married?
Geo. 24, son, marked as widow
Nannie, 21 (actually a grandaughter)
Jos. Keller, 62, Boarder, single (Nancy's brother)

Nancy KELLAR and William Henry THOMAS were married on 13 December 1838 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.1,23 William Henry THOMAS was born on 20 January 1818 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.23 He died in 1900 at the age of 82 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.23

Find A Grave Memorial# 97756958
Parents are George Thomas and Susan Strode, both born in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

William married Nancy Keller Dec. 13, 1838 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

His marriage is recorded in Marriage Bonds Book 1, 4/1837-3/1846, and Marriage Register 2, page 241, Bourbon County Courthouse, Paris, Kentucky.

Listed on 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 and 1900 Census for Bourbon County, Kentucky. William was listed as an 82 year old widower on the 1900 Census, living with the family of his granddaughter, Nannie Talbot Morris and her husband, John C. Morris. Since the census was taken June 19, 1900, he died after that date in that year.

1900 Census. Dist 9, Cedarville, Bourbon Co, KY, Hh 173
John C. Morris, b. Dec 1852, age 47, married 19 years
L. Nannie T., wife, b. Mar 1860, 40, 5 children
William H., son, b. Sep 1883 16
Luceil, dau, b. Jul 1887, 12
Margarite, dau, b. Apr 1899, 11
Nancy T., dau, b. Sep 1896, 3
J. C., son, b. Feb 1899, age 1
William H. Thomas, grandfather, b. Jan 1818, age 82, widowed

Nancy KELLAR and William Henry THOMAS had the following children:

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Margaret K. THOMAS was born on 7 August 1841 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. She died on 31 October 1863 at the age of 22 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. She was buried in Paris Cemetery, Bourbon County, Kentucky.

Married John B. Talbott (1841-1874)

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Ann Eliza THOMAS was born on 21 December 1843 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. She died on 19 December 1861 at the age of 17 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. She was buried in Paris Cemetery, Bourbon County, Kentucky.

Married T. W. Anderson; had one child, Henry T. Anderson, born 26 Oct 1861, died 1 Jan 1862, about two weeks after his mother died.

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Kellar THOMAS was born on 12 October 1845 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. He died on 26 April 1914 at the age of 68 in Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan. He was buried in Paris Cemetery, Bourbon County, Kentucky.

Kellar served in Company C, 5th KY Cavalry, CSA, in the Civil War. He was captured and held as prisoner of war.

Married Martha M. Anderson (1844-1902) about 1866.

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Doniphan THOMAS was born in 1849 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

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Clay THOMAS was born on 22 February 1852 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. He died on 24 April 1878 at the age of 26 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. He was buried in Paris Cemetery, Bourbon County, Kentucky.

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Ida M. THOMAS was born on 5 July 1854 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. She died on 6 March 1883 at the age of 28 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. She was buried in Paris Cemetery, Bourbon County, Kentucky.

Married Charles H. Garrett Jul 17, 1875 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

Marriage recorded in Marriage Bonds Book 7, page 110, and Marriage Register 3, page 210, Bourbon County Courthouse, Paris, Kentucky.

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George THOMAS was born in 1856 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. He died in 1909 at the age of 53 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. He was buried in Paris Cemetery, Bourbon County, Kentucky.

George married Emma L. Talbott Oct. 5, 1876 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

Marriage recorded in Marriage Bonds Book 7, page 246, and Marriage Register 3, page 217, Bourbon County Courthouse, Paris, Kentucky.