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Thomas Jefferson Vennum
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Birth: May 7, 1832
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1909
Medicine Lodge
Barber County
Kansas, USA

Son of Urias and Anna Cook Vennum. Grandson of Col. Thomas James Vennum.

He married Lurinda Jane Smith December 02,1855 in Fayette Co. IA.

Their Children are:
Florance Isabel 1857-1937
Henry c1859-
Elmer E. c1862-1902
Mary Lurancy 1864-1952
Laura c1866-c1866
Schuyler c1859-
Frank c1874-


The Barber County Index
Medicine Lodge, KS
July 28, 1909
Page 1, Column 5

Thomas J. Vennum Dead

Thomas J. Vennum died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Wm. Axtell, three miles north of this city, Monday morning at 6:25 o'clock. He was sick with chronic trouble several years and his death was not unexpected.

Funeral services were held at the residence Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock, conducted by Rev. F. W. Imboden.

Thomas J. Vennum was born in Washington county, Pa., May 7, 1832; died at Medicine Lodge, Kansas, July 26, 1909, aged 77 years, 2 months, 18 days.

For the past ten years he has lived most of the time in or near this city. Mrs. Vennum died several years ago. He is survived by three sons and two daughters--Henry, Schuyler and Frank Vennum, Mrs. Wm. Axtell and Mrs. Rancy Binning. Mrs. Axtell is the only one residing here.

The sons and daughters have the sympathy of the community in their sorrow.

He is my Great,Great Grandfather.
Family links: 
  Urias Vennum (1802 - 1878)
  Anna Cook Vennum (1801 - 1878)
  Lurinda Jane Smith Vennum (1836 - 1901)
  Florence Isabel Vennum Axtell (1856 - 1937)*
  Elmer F. Vennum (1862 - 1901)*
  Mary Lurancy Vennum (1864 - 1952)*
*Calculated relationship
Highland Cemetery
Medicine Lodge
Barber County
Kansas, USA
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Record added: Jun 07, 2005
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I love you Great Great Grandfather. I would love to have met you!
- Betty
 Added: Jun. 1, 2008

- Barb J "John 3:16"
 Added: Mar. 28, 2006

- HENK-The Original friends Flower circle
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