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Thomas Cook Cheatham, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1891
Burnet County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1979
DeWitt County
Texas, USA

Name: Thomas C Cheatham
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Death Date: 08 Aug 1979
Death County: De Witt
Death Place: De Witt, Texas, United States

Source Citation
"Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 July 2012), Thomas C Cheatham, 1979.

First Name: Tom
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Last Name: Cheatham
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Birth Date: 4 August 1891
Social Security Number: 465-64-4612
Place of Issuance: Texas
Last Residence: De Witt, Texas
Zip Code of Last Residence: 77954
Death Date: August 1979
Estimated Age at Death: 88
Source Citation
"United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 July 2012), Tom Cheatham, 1979.

Source Citation
"Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 July 2012), Thomas C Cheatham, 1979

Groom's Name: T.C. Cheathom, Jr.
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Bride's Name: Katie Caroline Lewis Bride's Birth Date:
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Marriage Date: 04 May 1917
Marriage Place: Burnet Co., Texas
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Bride's Marital Status: Single
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M75232-2 System Origin: Texas-EASy
Source Film Number: 1671494
Reference Number: it. 3 p 385
Source Citation
"Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 July 2012), T.C. Cheathom, Jr., 1917.

Galveston Daily News August 10, 1979 Page 9

Thomas Cook Cheatham

Service for Thomas Cook Cheatham 88, of Cuero, Texas, will be held 3 PM Freund Funeral home in Cuero, Rev Herbert Polinard of Galveston and the Cuero Masonic lodge will be officiating.

Burial will follow at the Hillside Cemetery Cuero, under the direction of Freund Funeral home.

Cheatham died Wednesday in a Cuero Hospital. He was born in Burnet, Texas, and was a resident of Cuero since 1918. He was a noted Attorney, Legislator, Rancher., and Masonic Leader.

Suvivors are his wife Katie Lewis Cheatham and two daughters, Mary Polinard of Galveston, and Evelyn Bochow of Tyler., a son Wiley L Cheatham District Attorney of Cuero, 11 grandchildrenand five great-grandchildren. Memorial to be sent to your favorite Charities.

32 a Scottish Rite Mason, member of the Austin Bodies.

Member of Royal Order of Scotland.

Member of Alzafar Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S., San Antonio.

Member of Cuero Chapter No. 618, O.E.S., Cuero

Served as District Deputy Grand Master of the 34th Masonic District in 1927 and in 1931

Royal Arch Mason in Burnet Chapter No. 94 in 1913

Served in the Texas State Legislature from 1949 to 1955

Served in the Air Corps in World War I.

Family links: 
  Thomas Cook Cheatham (1853 - 1939)
  Mary Elizabeth Smart Cheatham (1862 - 1922)
  Katie Caroline Lewis Cheatham (1893 - 1982)*
  Mary Elizabeth Cheatham Polinard (1926 - 2016)*
  Jocie Thelma Cheatham (____ - 1901)*
  May Armle Cheatham (1884 - 1885)*
  Thomas Cook Cheatham (1891 - 1979)
  Paul Neyron Cheatham (1894 - 1945)*
  Mary Elizabeth Cheatham Shefstead (1898 - 1971)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillside Cemetery
DeWitt County
Texas, USA
Created by: Annette Foster Ditto
Record added: Jul 15, 2012
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