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Seventh Generation

165. Ray/Roy Talmadge THOMAS was born on 14 October 1891 in Texas. He died on 18 November 1960 at the age of 69.127

In some places, his name is seen as Roy. He was a first cousin once removed to Elizabeth Holderness Haden, wife of Joseph B. Haden.

Ray/Roy Talmadge THOMAS and Edna Earl WISHARD were married on 25 November 1911.127 Edna Earl WISHARD, daughter of Benjamin Franklin WISHARD and Nancy Lucinda "Sinda" BLODGETT, was born on 28 January 1892.127,128,129 She died on 13 January 1958 at the age of 65.127

Shown born Jan 1893, age 7, in the 1900 Census. She was also listed as 17 in the 1910 census. I suspect her birth is off a year in the Wishard manuscript.

1930 Census. Dallas City, Dallas, TX, Hh 240
Roy T. Thomas, age 38, salesman, automobiles
Edna E., wife 37.
Benjamin, son, 13. Earl, son, 15. Elizabeth, dau, 13
Emmett Wishard, brother-in-law, 25
Sam Park, Roomer, age 24, salesman, truck & autos
Johnson, servant, age 46, Negro

Edna was a first cousin to Audrey White Haden and her sister Velma.

Texas Death Certificate, #1458.
Edna Thomas died at home, 6024 Penrose Stree, Dallas, Dallas Co, TX where she had lived for 37 years. Date of death was 13 Jan 1958; she was 64. Died of myocardial infarction and had arteriosclerosis. Born 28 Jan 1893 in Honey Grove, Fannin Co. She was married. Her father was B. F. Wishard; her mother Lucy Blodgit. The informant was Roy T. Thomas. She was buried on the 15th of January, Restland Memorial Park in Dallas.

Ray/Roy Talmadge THOMAS and Edna Earl WISHARD had the following children:



Earl Talmadge THOMAS (private).



Elizabeth Ann THOMAS.



Benjamin Warren THOMAS was born on 23 May 1916 in Honey Grove, Fannin County, Texas.127 He died on 15 July 1966 at the age of 50.127