James Runnels BRISCOE Mary Elizabeth FOSTER Mildred Josephine BRISCOE Mary Ann BRISCOE Isaac Newton BRISCOE Robert James BRISCOE Sarah Jane WALTON Mini tree diagram

Thomas Jefferson BRISCOE5,1,2,4,3,6,7

Oct 18491,2,3 - 2nd Aug 19294

Life History

Oct 1849

Born in Kaufman County, Texas.1,2,3

29th Dec 1869

Married Mary Elizabeth FOSTER in Kaufman County, Texas.5

9th Jan 1929

Death of Mary Elizabeth FOSTER in Kaufman County, Texas.8

2nd Aug 1929

Died in Kaufman County, Texas.4

Notes

  • 1850 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas, 16 October, page 263, Hse#334, Fam #335
    James R Briscoe 25 M Farmer b Tennessee [b abt 1825]
    Sarah Briscoe 15 F b Arkansas [b abt 1835]
    Thomas J Briscoe 10mos M b Texas [b abt November 1849]

    The Kaufman County marriage records tell us that Thoams JeffersonBriscoe married Mary Elizabeth Thomas née Sorey in 1869.

    Briscoe, Thos. J. {Thomas Jefferson} 29 Dec 1869  Mary E. {ElizabethSorey} Foster
    --  Kaufman County Marriage Certificates, Bk 1a,http://www.txgenweb5.org/txkaufman/marriages/marrcerb.htm?

    1900 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas, 12 June, Forney, District71, page 15A-B, Hse/Fam #286
    Briscoe, Thomas J  Head W M Oct 1850 49 Married 30 yrs TX TN TN FarmerOwns
    Briscoe, Mary E Wife W F July 1855 44 Married 30 yrs 12 children/7living AR VA VA
    Briscoe, James Son W M July 1874 25 Single TX TX AR Farm Laborer
    -- page 15B --
    Briscoe, Eugene W M Feb 1889 11 Single TX TX AR At School
    Briscoe, Jennie W F Sept 1891 8 Single TX TX AR At School
    Briscoe, Mittie W F Aug 1894 5 Single TX TX AR

    Note that TJ's birthday is reported as October 1850.  As common in the1900 census, for some reason, this is one year later than earlierreported.  You will see that in the 1850 census in October he isalready reported as 10 months old.  This also should have meant thathis birthday was in November, not October, which would have made him11 months old in October 1850.

    1910 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas, 18 April, Precinct 2,District 25, page 2B,  Hse/Fam #312
    Brisco, Thomas J  Head  M W  59  Married 45 years TX MO AR Farmer Owns
    Brisco, Mary Wife F W 57 Married 45 years 11 children/7 living AR VAVA
    Brisco, Jim Son M W 35 Single TX TX AR
    Brisco, Jennie Dau F W 16  TX TX AR
    Brisco, Mittie Dau F W 15  TX TX AR

    Note that in this census Thomas' father is reported as born inMissouri, whereas earlier he was reported born in Tennessee.  IkeBriscoe, living nearby, also reports his father born in Missouri.

    1920 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas, 20 January, Forney,District 32, page 8A, Forney & Heath Road, Hse #136, Fam #143
    Brisco, Tom J Head Owns M W  69 TX TN AR Farmer
    Brisco, Mary L Wife  F W  55 AR VA VA
    Brisco, Jim Son  M W  47 Single TX TX AR Farmer
    Brisco, William E Son  M W  29 Widowed TX TX AR Farmer
    Brisco, Tom J Grand Son  M W  4yrs10mos Single TX TX AR

    Living next door is Tom's brother Ike.

    1920 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas, 20 January, Forney,District 32, page 8A, Forney & Heath Road, Hse #135, Fam #142
    Brisco, Ike N Head Owns M W  62 TX TN AR Farmer
    Brisco, Elva J Wife  F W  58 AR TN AR
    Brisco, Dorsey Son  M W  16 Single TX TX AR
    Brisco, Son  M W  14 Single OK GA GA Farm

    Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    Certificate #41135
    Tom J Briscoe
    Death 2 Aug 1929 Kaufman County

Sources

  • 1. 1850 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas
    • 16 October, page 263, Hse #334, Fam #335
  • 2. 1910 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas
    • 18 April, Precinct 2, District 25, page 2B,  Hse/Fam #312
  • 3. 1920 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas
    • 20 January, Forney, District 32, page 8A, Forney & Heath Road, Hse
  • 4. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    • Certificate #41135
  • 5. Kaufman County (Texas) Marriage Certificates
    • Name: Name:http://www.txgenweb5.org/txkaufman/marriages/marrcerb.htm?;;
    • Bk 1a
  • 6. 1900 Federal Census, Kaufman County, Texas
    • 12 June, Forney, District 71, page 15A-B, Hse/Fam #286
  • 7. Ancestry Trees
    • Lovett-Seymour-Edelman,
  • 8. Ancestry Trees
    • RootsMagic, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/22599453/person/1267043011

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