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408. Archibald W. THOMAS52,184 was born in 1830 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.184,194

Date given for marriage is the Bond date. Archibald W. Thomas to Susan Ann Williams. John W. Armes, bondsman.

In 1850 Archibald was living in Pittsylvania Co VA with his young wife Ann. his occupation was Farmer; value of his real estate was $2000.

Arch. W. Thomas, age 34, widowed, Farmer, son of Nathaniel & Rebecca Thomas married Nancy W. Haraway, age 20, single, daughter of Samuel and Sarah Haraway.

Apparently Archibald also had a marriage between Susan Ann and Nancy. In the 1860 Census, still in Virginia, he was age 30, with Rebecah H. age 28, James T. 8, Caroline W. [Carrie] age 1. Lewis Hall, age 17, a Labourer, was living with the family. The slave schedule shows A. W. to have one female age 60, and three male slaves, ages 50, 31, and 8.
I found the marriage on FamilySearch - in Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940. Arch. W. Thomas, age 27 of Pittsylvania Co, married Rebecca H. Richardson, age 26, of Mecklenburg County, on 17 Mar 1857, in Mecklenburg. His parents were Nathaniel & Rebecca Thomas; hers were Robt. & Caroline Richardson. He was widowed, she was single.

1870 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA.
Archer W. Thomas, age 39, Farmer, b. VA. Nannie W., age 26. James F., age 17. Caroline W. age 11. Price age 2.

1880 Census. Dan River District, Pittsylvania Co VA. Hh 297.
A. W. Thomas, age 49, b. VA. Nannie W., wife, age 35. Carrie W., age 21, daughter, teaching school. Price N., age 12, son, works on farm. Ada B., age 5, daughter. Junius P., age 4, son.

By 1900, the only trace I found of the family was:
In Danville, living as a Boarder with Edward M. White:
Price N. Thomas, age 32, b. VA, horse trader/trainer [can't tell which]. He was born June, 1867, and has been married 10 years. Wife was Nannie L., age 26, b. Sept 1873. They had no children.


Archibald W. THOMAS and Susan Ann WILLIAMS were married on 3 April 1850 in Caswell County, North Carolina.83,184,189 Susan Ann WILLIAMS184 was born in 1834 in Virginia.184 She died about 1855 at the age of 21.

Name listed as Ann in the 1850 Pittsylvania Co VA Census.

Archibald W. THOMAS and Susan Ann WILLIAMS had the following children:

578

i.

James F. THOMAS was born in 1852 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.52

Archibald W. THOMAS and Rebecca H. RICHARDSON were married on 17 March 1857 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.52 Rebecca H. RICHARDSON was born in 1831 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.52 She died before 1865 at the age of 34.

Archibald W. THOMAS and Rebecca H. RICHARDSON had the following children:

579

i.

Caroline W. "Carrie" THOMAS was born on 17 December 1858 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.52,194

Carrie was listed as a school teacher in 1880.

580

ii.

Geneva Price THOMAS was born on 12 June 1861 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

Archibald W. THOMAS and Nancy W. HARAWAY were married on 12 January 1865 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.10 Nancy W. HARAWAY was born in 1845.10,194

Archibald W. THOMAS and Nancy W. HARAWAY had the following children:

581

i.

Price N. THOMAS was born in 1868 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.194

By 1900, the only trace I found of the family was:
In Danville, living as a Boarder with Edward M. White:
Price N. Thomas, age 32, b. VA, horse trader/trainer [can't tell which]. He was born June, 1867, and has been married 10 years. Wife was Nannie L., age 26, b. Sept 1873. They had no children.

582

ii.

Ada B. THOMAS was born in 1875 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.194

583

iii.

Junius P. THOMAS was born in 1876 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.194