Elisha Champion GRUBBS Stephen Henderson GRUBBS Elisha Columbus GRUBBS Susan A GRUBBS James A GRUBBS Mary A GRUBBS John Sanford GRUBBS Cordelia GRUBBS Elizabeth T TOMLIN Susan E GODWIN Mary Ann HENDERSON Mini tree diagram

Thomas W GRUBBS5,1,3,4

25th Jan 18291,2,3,4 - 18732

Life History

25th Jan 1829

Born in Talbot County, Georgia.1,2,3,4

30th Sep 1849

Married Elizabeth T TOMLIN in Talbot County,Georgia.5

1st Feb 1851

Birth of son Elisha Columbus GRUBBS in Georgia.4,3,6,7,8,9

about 1853

Birth of daughter Susan A GRUBBS in Georgia.4

about 1856

Birth of son James A GRUBBS in Georgia.4,3

about 1857

Birth of daughter Mary A GRUBBS in Georgia.4,3

18th Mar 1864

Birth of son John Sanford GRUBBS in Drew County, Arkansas.10,3

about 1867

Birth of daughter Cordelia GRUBBS in Drew County, Arkansas.3

2nd Feb 1871

Married Susan E GODWIN in Drew County, Arkansas.1


Died in Drew County, Arkansas.2


  • Some genealogies report Thomas' parents as Elisha C Grubbs and Mary Ann Henderson.

    Elisha C Grubbs
    Birth Jun 1800 in Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina
    Death 14 Sep 1835 in Talbot, Georgia
    Spouse Mary Ann Henderson
    Birth 1801 in South Carolina
    Death 18 Dec 1866 in Wymans Ravine, California
    Son Thomas W Grubbs
    Birth 1/25/1829 in Talbot, Georgia, Death 1873
    --  Henderson, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/27352696/person/2044527148

    Georgia Marriages to 1850
    Thomas W. Grubbs
    Spouse Elizabeth T. Tomlin
    Marriage 30 Sep 1849 Talbot County,Georgia

    1860 Federal Census, Drew County, Arkansas, 9 July, Veasey Township, PO Lacy, page 12, Hse/Fam #558
    Thomas W Grubbs 31 M [Occup Not Stated] $1000 Real Estate #500 Personal born GA
    Elizabeth I Grubbs 26 F born GA
    Elisha C Grubbs 9 M Farm Laborer $400 Personal Estate born GA
    Susan A Grubbs 7 M born GA
    James A Grubbs 4 M born GA
    Mary A Grubbs 3 F born GA

    The age of the last child indicates that Tom and Elizabeth moved to Arkansas after some time in 1857.  In 1870 the reported state of birth for Tom and Elizabeth and their older children is Mississippi instead of Georgia.  One wonders how the enumerator got Mississippi.

    1870 Federal Census, Drew County, Arknasas, 7 September, Veasey Township, PO Lacy, page 17, Hse/Fam #140
    Grubbs, Tom 41 M W Farmer $400 Real Estazte $250 Personal born Miss Cannot Read or Write
    Grubbs, Eliza 36 F W Keeping House born Miss Cannot Read or Write
    Grubbs, James 15 M W born Miss Cannot Read or Write
    Grubbs, Columbus 20 M W born Miss Cannot Read or Write
    Grubbs, Mary 10 F W born Ark Cannot Read or Write
    Grubbs, John 6 M W born Ark
    Grubbs, Cordelia 3 F W born Ark

    Thomas later remarried.

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Thomas W Grubbs
    Age 42, Birth Year abt 1829
    Residence Drew, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Susan E Godwin
    Spouse's Age 35
    Spouse's Residence Drew, Arkansas
    Marriage 2 Feb 1871 Drew County


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