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15. Philip THOMAS14,37,38,39 was born before 21 April 1831. Named in father's will. Born sometime between Sep 1830 and Apr 1831. He died before 1880 at the age of 49.

18 Dec 1837 Pittsy CR 34, p.52 Eady Thomas appointed Guardian of her son Philip Thomas.

21 Oct 1850 Pittsy CR 41, p.29 Henry A. Muse appointed guardian of Philip Thomas, Orphan of Philip Thomas dec'd, in place of William A. Thomas. Bond of $16,000.
[When did William A., his nephew but who is older, become his Guardian? Philip is just months from reaching age 21.]

16 Dec 1850 Pittsy CR 41, p.57 Account of Wm A. Thomas, Guardian of Philip Thomas, received & recorded.
[Probably the final accounting.]

There is a Philip Thomas still in Pittsylvania Co Census in 1850 - He was age 20, a Clerk, living with Henry & Elizabeth ?Lukas and family.

Marriage: Philip Thomas, 21 to Mary Ann Dickenson, 18 on 15 Oct 1851. Henry L. Muse, guardian of Philip. father of the bride, Griffith Dickenson. Wit: Joab Oakes & Wm C. Tate, by Rev. Samuel Spotts.

Philip Thomas deeds [sent by another researcher - I presume the deed books are Pittsylvania Co]
6 Jul 1859. Philip Thomas to William T. Dickenson of Buncombe Co NC [his brother-in-law], land on Sandy Creek allotted to Thomas from the estate of Griffeth Dickenson [Sr?], 91 1/2 acres. DB 58, p.467
15 Apr 1867 Philip Thomas to F. A. Swanson. Land on Sandy Creek, 465 1/4 acres. DB 62, p.90
15 May 1868 Philip Thomas to F. A. Swanson and wife Sarah. land both sides Danville & Franklin Turnpike, on headwaters of Sandy River, 225 1/2 acres.
There may also be a deed in DB 49, p.130, dated 19 Nov 1868, from Philip Thomas to William A. Thomas.

1860, Whitmell P.O. in the Southern District of Pittsylvania Co:
Philip Thomas age 29, Farmer, $9000 Real Estate Value, $25,000 Personal Property [the Slave Schedule shows a total of 34 slaves]. Mary age 26. Flora A. 8 and Griffeth 7, both attending school. William A. 5, Ann E. 2, and a "Babe" age 5 months.

1870, 3rd Ward, City of Atlanta, Fulton Co GA.
Philip Thomas age 39, carpenter, born in Virgina. Annie age 12, Lelia age 10, Philip 6 and Roser 3 [male child].

Phillip probably died before the 1880 census. I believe I found two of his children in Kansas.
I may have found young Phillip in the 1880 Census living with his married sister Flora. Sedgwick, Harvey Co, Kansas, Hh 46.
E. D. Jefferson, age 34, Farmer, b. GA
F. A. [Flora?], wife, age 28, b. VA
M.T., age 6, daughter b. GA. E. G., age 3, son b. GA. ?Lily, 8 months, born November [1879] in Kansas.
Philip Thomas, brother-in-law, age 16, b. VA, at school

Philip THOMAS and Mary Ann DICKINSON were married on 15 October 1851 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Mary Ann DICKINSON39 was born in 1834 in Virginia.38 She died before 1870 at the age of 36.

Presumably Mary Ann died between the birth of the son Roser and the 1870 census.

Her mother was Ann Jones, sister to Thomas S. Jones of Pittsylvania Co VA; her father Griffith Dickinson.
1850 Census. Pittsylvania Co, VA, Southern District, Hh 1
Griffeth Dickenson, age 57, farmer, b. Pittsylvania, VA as was the entire family
Ann M., age 48
Susan S. 19
Mary A. 17
Thomas S. 13
Ann M. 11
Sarah F. 8

Philip THOMAS and Mary Ann DICKINSON had the following children:

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Flora Alice THOMAS was born on 8 October 1852 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.38 She died on 10 March 1914 at the age of 61 in Haskell, Haskell County, Texas.

1880 Census
Sedgwick, Harvey Co, Kansas, Hh 46.
E. D. Jefferson, age 34, Farmer, b. GA
F. A. [Flora?], wife, age 28, b. VA
M.T., age 6, daughter b. GA. E. G., age 3, son b. GA. ?Lily, 8 months, born November [1879] in Kansas.
Philip Thomas, brother-in-law, age 16, b. VA, at school

1900 Census. Justice Precinct 4, Haskell Co, TX, Hh 110
Ephraim Jefferson, b. Nov 1843, age 56, married 28 years, b. GA, parents b. VA, farmer
Flora A., wife, b. Oct 1852, age 47, 10 children, 8 living, b. VA, as were her parents
Griffith D., son, b. Jan 1877, age 23, b. Georgia
Lula A., dau, b. Oct 1880, age 19, b. Kansas
Phillip, son, b. Nov 1883, age 16, b. Kansas
Sallie M., dau, b. Apr 1884, 16, b. TX
Thomas, son, b. Nov 1886, 13, b. TX
Ephriam D., son, b. Feb 1889, age 11, b. TX
Milton T., son, b. Nov 1892, age 7, b. TX
Jennie L., dau, b. Jul 1895, age 4, b. TX
Mary Shippley, Gr-dau, b. Aug 1894, age 4, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. GA

1910 Census. Sagerton, Precinct 4, Haskell Co, TX, Hh 136
Ephriam Jefferson, age 67, married 1 time for 32 years, b. GA, father b. VA, mother b. MD, Retail merchant
Flora A., wife, age 56, 10 children, 7 are living, b. VA as were her parents
Griffith, son, age 29, b. GA
Eph. son, age 21, b. TX
Henderson, son, age 18, b. TX, father b. GA, mother b. VA [Milton T. in 1900?]
Mari Shipley, granddaughter, age 14, b. TX, father b. GA, mother b. VA
Loula Jefferson, grandaughter, age 14, b. TX, father b. GA, mother b. VA [dau Jennie L. in 1900?]
Alexander Tuchstone, laborer, 60, single, b. Arkansas


FindAGrave.com
Willow Cemetery, Haskell, Haskell Co, Texas
Ephraim Dent Jefferson
b. Nov. 12, 1843; d. Jun. 9, 1911
Flora Alice Jefferson
b. Oct 8, 1852, d. Mar 10, 1914

also in Haskell Co:
Ephriam D. Jefferson: b. 1889, d. 1950
Spouse was Ethel Frances, 1891-1960
Highland Cemetery, Stamford, Haskelly Co TX

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Griffith THOMAS was born in 1853 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.38

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William THOMAS was born in 1855 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.38

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Ann E. THOMAS was born in 1858 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.38

Speculation:
From FindAGrave.  Also buried Kemper Cemetery in Harvey Co, Kansas where young Philip Thomas is buried, is Annie Dyer who died 28 Apr 1877 at the age of 20 years, 6 months, 4 days.  Her infant daughter, Emie, died at four months, two days - 1 Aug 1877 - and they share a marker. The husband and father was J. F. Dyer - he isn't shown as buried there. Since families often moved together, I wondered about the possibility of this being Flora's sister, Ann E. who was age 2 in 1860, and then listed as Annie, age 12, in 1870.  Just a thought.

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Lelia THOMAS was born in 1859 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.38

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Philip THOMAS was born in 1864 in Virginia.39 He died on 16 July 1881 at the age of 17 in Sedgwick, Harvey County, Kansas.

I may have found Phillip in the 1880 Census living with his married sister Flora. Sedgwick, Harvey Co, Kansas, Hh 46.
E. D. Jefferson, age 34, Farmer, b. GA
F. A. [Flora?], wife, age 28, b. VA
M.T., age 6, daughter b. GA. E. G., age 3, son b. GA. ?Lily, 8 months, born November [1879] in Kansas.
Philip Thomas, brother-in-law, age 16, b. VA, at school

Philip died 16 Jul 1881 at Sedgwick, Kemper Cemetery. A picture of his grave marker is on FindAGrave.com.

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Roser THOMAS was born in 1867 in Virginia.39