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117. Price Nathaniel THOMAS was born on 10 August 1834 in Virginia.44 He died on 18 August 1865 at the age of 31 in Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia. He was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Danville City, Virginia.67

There is often seen another child of Nathaniel & Rebecca as Nathaniel Thomas. He cannot be accounted for in the earlier censuses. I believe he is simply a confusion with Price, whose middle name was apparently Nathaniel.

I had difficulty finding Price Thomas after the marriage record. There is one entry in the 1860 census in Caswell Co that seems to be him.
Hh 380
T. N. Thomas, age 25, born Virginia. W. J. Thomas, age 24 [female], b. VA. Rebecca age 5, b. VA. And N. P. Thomas [male] age 3, b. N.C. I suspect the initial in both Price and Mariah's names may have been transcribed wrong by the enumerator when he recopied his data.

Deed Book ii, p.381
12 Mar 1857 Philip H. Thomas, guardian of Junius P. Thomas to Price N. Thomas of Caswell to receive from estate of Nathaniel Thomas dec'd.

There are also a number of slaves in the 1860 slave schedule, owner listed as "P.N. Thomas"

Found on FindAGrave.com:
Price N. Thomas, b. 10 Aug 1834, d. 18 Aug 1865.
Green Hill Cemetery,
Danville, Pittsylvania Co VA
Memorial# 14315218
He has a CSA marker for service in the confederacy.
It is a joint marker with his daughter Rebecca.


Mariah would have been born 1840 if she's telling the truth about her age - if she's the widow of Price, she would have been only 14 at her marriage. However in 1860, she was already 24.
1870 Census. Caswell Co NC. Dan River. Hh 271
Mariah Thomas, age 30, b. VA. Nathaniel, age 12, b. NC. [likely the three year old "N.P." in 1860].
Jinnings Glass, age 26. Pattie, 24. John, 4.
Next household is that of an Obadiah Thomas, a Black family.

Price Nathaniel THOMAS and Mariah D. C. TERRY were married on 28 November 1854.8 Mariah D. C. TERRY was born (date unknown).

Price Nathaniel THOMAS and Mariah D. C. TERRY had the following children:

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Rebecca A. THOMAS was born on 23 August 1855 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. She died on 6 March 1863 at the age of 7 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

Buried Green Hill Cemetery, Danville, Pittsylvania Co, VA. Joint stone with her father.
Find A Grave Memorial# 14315218

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ii.

Price N. THOMAS was born on 11 June 1857. He died on 10 June 1945 at the age of 87.

Found on FindAGrave.com
Price N. Thomas, b. 11 Jun 1857, d. 20 Jun 1945
Son of Price N. Thomas and Mariah Terry.
Mountain View Cemetery, Danville, Pittsylvania Co, VA