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Menicy J. "Marie" Sheppard Thomas
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Birth: 1816
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1902
Harris County
Texas, USA

Menicy was born 1816 to Judge Isaac Sheppard and his wife, Margaret Cox Sheppard.

Menicy's father Judge Sheppard, was appointed to Common Pleas Court by Gov. William Clark (of Lewis & Clark fame) of the Missouri Territory from 1813-1815. He was also County Court Judge 1821-1827 and 1834-1837.

She married Judge John C. Thomas before 1840. They were the parents of seven children. Sometime around 1858, they moved from Missouri to Fairfield, Texas and eventually settled in Houston, Texas.

Menicy's husband, John, died 5 Sept. 1886. Menicy died of pneumonia 19 March 1902.


Children of John and Menicy:

1) Mary Jane Thomas Leverton (1839-1910)
2) Margaret E. Thomas Echols (1842-bef. 1870)
3) Dorcas Thomas (1844-)
4) Matilda Thomas 1847-)
5) Monica Chester Thomas Mateer (1851-1923)
6) Flora Caroline Thomas Jones (1860-1921)
7) John Clifton Thomas, Jr. (1860-1891)


Headstone was placed in 2014 by descendants of Menicy.

Family links: 
  Isaac Sheppard (1775 - 1839)
  Margaret Cox Sheppard (1775 - 1822)
  John C. Thomas (1812 - 1887)*
  Mary Jane Thomas Leverton (1839 - 1910)*
  Menica Chester Thomas Mateer (1851 - 1923)*
  John Clinton Thomas (1860 - 1891)*
  Flora C Thomas Jones (1860 - 1921)*
  Elisha Sheppard (1791 - 1858)*
  William Sheppard (1793 - 1844)*
  Dorcas Laura Sheppard Sheppard (1808 - 1867)*
  Menicy J. Sheppard Thomas (1816 - 1902)
*Calculated relationship
Glenwood Cemetery
Harris County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section D-1, Plot 38 (No Marker)
Maintained by: Cindy
Originally Created by: Ed Smith
Record added: Nov 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61371140
Menicy J. Marie <i>Sheppard</i> Thomas
Added by: Cindy
Menicy J. Marie <i>Sheppard</i> Thomas
Added by: Cindy
Menicy J. Marie <i>Sheppard</i> Thomas
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Added by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
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In honor of my great great grandmother~
- Cindy
 Added: Mar. 5, 2013
We are cousins and I found you. Because of this your gg-grandaughter has found you. I give you to her to care for your memory. Rest in peace.
- Ed Smith
 Added: Feb. 1, 2013
♫ Up from the grave he arose; with a mighty triumph o'er his foes; he arose a victor from the dark domain, and he lives forever, with his saints to reign. He arose! He arose! Hallelujah! Christ arose! ♫
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Apr. 3, 2012
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