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Thomas Fenton
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Birth: May 7, 1844
Crawford County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 1918
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA

Would like more documentation as to being son of Samuel Fenton and Elizabeth Laney. Thomas served in the Civil War, Regiment, 48th Infantry Regiment Missouri, Co G. Married Sarah Elizabeth Carter 12 July 1866. They divorced in Pulaski Co, Waynesville, MO 16 March 1891. They had the following children:
1. John Andrew Fenton [11 May 1868-ca 1945, Texas]
2. William Henry Fenton [5 May 1871-2 April 1960]
3. Mary E. Fenton [20 April 1875-dead per Pension files
4. James Francis Bert Fenton [30 Aug 1876-15 Sep 1958]
5. Thomas Sylvester Jr. [24 Feb 1878-27 May 1927]
6. Charles Edward [15 Jan 1883-10 Jun 1966]
7. Joseph W. [died at birth]
8. Cora Mae [31 Jul 1885-12 Aug 1971]

Thomas then married Martha Ann "Mattie" Stewart-Long-Bryant 2 June 1892 in Laclede, Lebanon, MO. Thomas and Mattie had the following children: May Fenton (Setzer), Ollie Fenton (Mason) and Clifford Benton Fenton.
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Home in 1910: Kansas Ward 5, Wyandotte, Kansas, 22 Apr 1910, House #155-162
Thomas Finton, m/w, 70, mar2 20 yrs, MO, Blacksmith
Mattie Finton, wf 50, mar3 20 years, 6/5 ch MO MO TN
May Finton, f/w, dau, 20, sgl, packing house, MO MO MO
Ollie Finton, f/w, dau, 18, sgl cleaning coaches, RR, MO
Cliford Finton, m/w, son, 7, sgl MO MO MO
Cora Oden, f/w, dau, 21, mar1 MO, Cleaning Coaches, RR
Lillie Oden, f/w, gd. 3, sgl MO MO MO
Stanton Oden, m/w, gs, 1, sgl MO MO MO
Polly Stewart, f/w, 69, mil, wd, TN TN LA

Home in 1900: Pulaski Co, Liberty Twp, Richland City, MO #46/46, 4 June 1900
Fenton, Thomas, w/m, 1840, 60, Mar 8y MO Blacksmith
Fenton, Mattie P, w/f wf Dec 1860, 39. Mar 8y MO
Fenton, Thomas, son, Feb 1878, 22, sgl, MO
Fenton, May, dau, w/f, April 1889, 11, sgl MO
Fenton, Ollie, dau, May 1892, 8, sgl, MO
Long, Rosa, dau, Oct 1882, 17, sgl, MO
Long, George, son, Mar 1886, 14, sgl, MO
Bryant, Cora, dau, Feb 1888, 12, sgl MO

Home in 1880: Pulaski, Tavern Twp MO #98 3 June 1880
Fenton, Thomas, 35 Blacksmith MO VA KY (born ca 1845)
Fenton, Elizabeth wf 32, MO TN TN (born ca 1848)
Fenton, John, 12, son MO MO MO (born ca 1868)
Fenton, Willy, 9, son, MO MO MO
Fenton, Berty, 2, son, MO MO MO
Fenton, Thomas, 1, son, MO MO MO

1870 Census not located for Thomas and Elizabeth. We know he was married in 1866. Thomas is shown on the 1869 Tax Assessment for Maries Co taken for year 1870. Several residents are missing from the 1870 Census for Maries Co. Apparently missed by enumerator.

Home in 1860: Gasconade Co, Brush Creek Twp, MO
PO Oakhill & Bern, 23 Jul 1860
Fenton, Samuel, age 55, Farmer $0/1000, born VA
Fenton, Elizabeth, age 54, born SC
Fenton, Samuel, age 19, Farm hand, Mo
Fenton, John, age 17 (Twin) Farm hand, MO
*Fenton, Thomas, age 17 (Twin) Farm hand, MO
Fenton, Sarah, age 13, MO
Fenton, Frances, age 11 MO

Home in 1850: Crawford Co, MO #123/123
Fenton, Samuel, age 45, Farmer, born VA
Fenton, Elizabeth, age 39, born SC
Fenton, George, male, 22, IN
Fenton, Sophia, female, 19, IND
Fenton, Jackson, male, 16, IND
Fenton, M.J, female, 13, IND
Fenton, N. A, female, 11, IND
Fenton, Samuel, male, 10, born MO
*Fenton, Thomas, male, 7 (Twin), MO
Fenton, John, male, 7, (Twin), MO
Fenton, Sarah, female, 2, MO
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Fenton (1805 - ____)
  Elizabeth Laney Fenton (1811 - ____)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Elizabeth [Fenton] Carter Williams (1844 - 1922)
  Martha Steward Fenton (1861 - 1936)
 
 Children:
  John Andrew Fenton (1868 - 1945)*
  William Henry Fenton (1871 - 1960)*
  James Frances Bert Fenton (1876 - 1958)*
  Thomas Sylvester Fenton (1879 - 1927)*
  Charles Edward Fenton (1883 - 1966)*
  Cora Mae Fenton Blackwell (1885 - 1971)*
  Clifford Benton Fenton (1903 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Washington Fenton (1827 - 1910)*
  Mary J. Fenton (1838 - 1884)*
  Nancy Ann Fenton Mell (1839 - 1893)*
  Samuel F. Fenton (1840 - 1927)*
  Thomas Fenton (1844 - 1918)
  Franklin [Francis] Marion Fenton (1848 - 1935)*
  Sarah A. (Wakefield) Fenton Ballance (1849 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Hill Cemetery
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Wanda
Record added: Oct 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42848116
Thomas Fenton
Added by: Lynda McGinnis
 
Thomas Fenton
Added by: Wanda
 
 
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- Wanda
 Added: Oct. 8, 2009
 
 
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