Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Thomases in:
 • Mound View Cemetery
 • Mount Vernon
 • Knox County
 • Ohio
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Jesse Burgess Thomas
Birth: 1773
Shepherdstown
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 3, 1853
Mount Vernon
Knox County
Ohio, USA

Politician. First US Senator from Illinois, 1818-1829. Author of the Maine-Missouri-Thomas Compromise Bill, commonly known as the Missouri Compromise. The part Senator Thomas played in the enactment of this unique legislation is avouched for by James G. Blaine in his book "Twenty Years of Congress". (bio by: Imagine) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Thomas (1776 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Suicide
 
Burial:
Mound View Cemetery
Mount Vernon
Knox County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Imagine
Record added: May 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8814798
Jesse Burgess Thomas
Added by: daytonflyers (inactive)
 
Jesse Burgess Thomas
Added by: Patti Jane
 
Jesse Burgess Thomas
Added by: Patti Jane
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Åke Frisk
 Added: May. 3, 2014
Rest in peace. UNC-S
- Todd James Dean
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013

- Diddy & Doodle
 Added: Oct. 9, 2012
There are 14 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.8 after 18 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service