Peter THOMAS Joseph Henry THOMAS Ada Byron THOMAS Nora Alice THOMAS Lucy Judson THOMAS Frances Elizabeth THOMAS Frank Almer THOMAS Donald Earl THOMAS Jack THOMAS Una Mae SINGLETARY Lucy Judson HOOD Mini tree diagram

William Elzie THOMAS1,3,4

also known as Willie THOMAS6,3

25th Apr 18941,2,3,4 - 7th Jun 19422,3,5,4

Life History

25th Apr 1894

Born in Brazos County, Texas.1,2,3,4

1900

Resident in Kurten, Brazos, Texas.1

about 1915

Married Una Mae SINGLETARY.3

about 1920

Birth of son Donald Earl THOMAS

12th Jan 1938

Birth of child Jack THOMAS in Pelly, Harris, Texas.4

7th Jun 1942

Died in Pelly, Harris, Texas.2,3,5,4

9th Jun 1942

Buried in Hill of Rest Cemetery, Goose Creek, Harris, Texas.2,4

Notes

  • 1900 Federal Census, Brazos County, Texas, 15 June, District 5, KurtenPrecinct 3, page 9A, Hse #159, Fam #163
    Thomas, Lucy  Head W F Sept 1853  46  Widow  8 children/6 living TX TXTX  Farmer  Owns Farm
    Thomas, Nora Daughter W F July 1882  17  TX Germany TX
    Thomas, Lou Daughter W F Aug 1886  13  TX Germany TX At School
    Thomas, Lizzie Daughter W F June 1889  10  TX Germany TX At School
    Thomas, William Son W M Apr 1894  6  TX Germany TX

    Willie lived and died in Pelly, a previous town which is now part ofBaytown.

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    Goose Creek, TX, by Bruce Martin

    Many Texas towns were named after people; or, former residences, as“New” Something-or-other; or, a land feature. In the case of GooseCreek, it was named for a nearby stream, a boat landing five milesfrom the nearest rail connection In 1915, following the discovery ofoil in the area, another community developed, called Old Town. Thatsame year, an explosion destroyed Old Town and the residents movedfurther inland and renamed the community Newtown. There were severalattempts to merge the adjoining “wild cat oil drilling” communities ofBaytown, Goose Creek, and Pelly. It was not until 1948 that thetri-cities were consolidated into what is now known as Baytown.
    --  "Goose Creek, TX," Texas Escapes,http://www.texasescapes.com/TexasGulfCoastTowns/Goose-Creek-Texas.htm
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    Texas Deaths, 1890 - 1976
    Certificate #26933
    Willie Elzie Thomas, married
    Occupation Refinery Worker
    Father Peter Thomas born Germany
    Mother Lucy Hood born Texas
    Age at Death 48 years 1 month 12 days
    Born 25 Apr 1894 Bryan (Brazos Co), Texas
    Died 07 June 1942 at residence 1106 S Goose Creek St, Pelly, HarrisCounty
    Cause of Death Carcinoma of Face
    Informant Mrs W E Thomas
    Buried 9 July 1942 Hill of Rest Cemetery, Goose Creek (Harris County),Texas
    Social Security #461-07-1442
    --  Family Search,http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#toYear=1942;placeId=1284523;surname=Thomas;searchType=standard;givenName=Willie;eventPlace=Pelly%2C%20Harris%2C%20Texas%2C%20United%20States;year=1894;p=recordResults

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    William Elzie "Willie" Thomas
    Birth Apr. 25, 1894 Texas
    Death Jun. 7, 1942 Pelly [sicne 1948 part of Paytown], Harris County,Texas

    Parents:
    Peter Thomas (1848 - 1900)
    Lucy J. Hood Thomas (1852 - 1918)
    Son Jack Thomas (1938 - 2011)
    [Wife not reported in this memorial]

    Siblings:
    Lucy Judson Thomas Martin (1866 - 1971)
    Joseph Henry Thomas (1872 - 1909)
    Ada B Thomas Sample (1877 - 1962)
    Nora Alice Thomas Parker (1880 - 1907)
    Elizabeth Frances Thomas Cobb (1888 - 1972)
    Frank Almer Thomas (1892 - 1893)

    Burial Hill of Rest Cemetery, Baytown, Harris County, Texas

    Created by D. A. Core (nee McGee) Jul 08, 2011
    -- Find A Grave Memorial #73018610,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=73018610
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Sources

  • 1. 1900 Federal Census, Brazos County, Texas
    • 15 June, District 5, Kurten Precinct 3, page 9A, Hse #159, Fam #163
  • 2. Death Certificate of Willie Elzie Thomas
  • 3. Donna Thomas Mondier, email communication to Orville Boyd Jenkins,September 2007
  • 4. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 5. Texas Escapes
  • 6. Texas Deaths, 1890 - 1976
    • Certificate #26933

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