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James Reubin Thomas, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1847
Albemarle County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 1905
Burleson County
Texas, USA

James Reubin Thomas,Jr. was the son of James Reubin Thomas,Sr. and Martha Jane Smith Thomas. He served in the Confederate States Army, Co. I, 5, Texas Infantry. He substituted for his father in the Hood's Texas Brigade when his father was needed at home to provide for his family. He was captured at Gettysburg and held prisoner for the remainder of the war. After returning home, he met a school teacher, Bettie Coffee Holmes, and they were married on Feb. 4, 1871. Eleven children were born to this union. He died Oct. 31, 1905, and was buried in the Thomas Cemetery, Clay, Burleson, TX.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Reubin Thomas (1823 - 1905)
  Martha Jane Smith Thomas (1826 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Bettie Coffee Holmes Thomas (1855 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  Mary Lee Thomas Martin (1872 - 1952)*
  John Henry Thomas (1874 - 1876)*
  Annorah Thomas (1876 - 1878)*
  Harmon Roco Thomas (1877 - 1959)*
  Leona Thomas Richards (1880 - 1961)*
  Nannie J. Thomas Edwards (1883 - 1973)*
  Rheubin A. Thomas (1885 - 1886)*
  Mattie Lula "Dink" Thomas Sands (1887 - 1974)*
  Bettie C. Thomas Young (1892 - 1970)*
  Tommye Edwin Thomas Hutton (1895 - 1977)*
  Olynthus Cloud Thomas (1898 - 1898)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Reubin Thomas (1847 - 1905)
  Elonza D. Thomas (1850 - 1875)*
  Narcissa Ann Thomas Clark (1852 - 1928)*
  William F. Thomas (1855 - 1946)*
  Preston H. Thomas (1858 - 1867)*
  Infant #1 Daughter Thomas (1860 - 1860)*
  Infant #2 Daughter Thomas (1861 - 1861)*
  Sarah Jane Thomas (1864 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO. I
5 TEX. INF.
C.S.A.

 
Burial:
Thomas Cemetery
Burleson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Velma Greer
Record added: Sep 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42309307
James Reubin Thomas, Jr
Added by: Velma Greer
 
James Reubin Thomas, Jr
Added by: Velma Greer
 
James Reubin Thomas, Jr
Added by: Velma Greer
 
 
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