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331. Archibald W. THOMAS60,69 was born in 1830 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.69,233 He died after 1900 at the age of 70.

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.

Then I did find in the Dan River District, Pittsylvania Co VA, Hh 197
Archer W. Thomas, b. Jul 1830, 69 married 35 years, Farmer
Nannie W., wife, b. Jun 1844, 55, 6 Children - 2 are living


Archibald W. THOMAS and Susan Ann WILLIAMS were married on 3 April 1850 in Caswell County, North Carolina.69,110,226 Susan Ann WILLIAMS69 was born in 1834 in Virginia.69 She died about 1855 at the age of 21.

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

North Carolina Marriage Bonds - 3 Apr 1850. Archibald W. Thomas to Susan Ann Williams, Caswell Co. John W. Armes, bondsman. Wit: M. P. Huntington.

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

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James F. THOMAS was born in 1852 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.60

Archibald W. THOMAS and Rebecca H. RICHARDSON were married on 17 December 1857 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.60 Rebecca H. RICHARDSON was born in 1831 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.60 She died before 1865 at the age of 34.

17 Dec 1857. A. W. Thomas to Rebecca V. Richardson, Mecklenburg Co, VA. He was 27; his parents listed as Nathl. & Rebecca Thomas.

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

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i.

Caroline W. "Carrie" THOMAS was born on 17 December 1858 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.60,233

Carrie was listed as a school teacher in 1880.

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

Archibald W. THOMAS and Nancy W. HARAWAY were married on 24 May 1865 in Caswell County, Virginia.12 Nancy W. HARAWAY was born in 1845.12,233

Nancy W. Harraway to A. W. Thomas, bond and marriage date, 24 May 1865, Caswell Co, NC. Bondsman was Jas. P. Sykes. Witness: Thos. W. Graves. Married by E. Hunt, JP

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

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i.

Price N. THOMAS was born in 1868 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.233

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.

468

ii.

Ada B. THOMAS was born in 1875 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.233

469

iii.

Junius P. THOMAS was born in 1876 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.233