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Jane Thomas Bownds
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1835
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1925
Milam County
Texas, USA

Born in Hinds County, Mississippi to JOHN COVINGTON THOMAS and SARAH TERRELL. Jane's father, John fought in The WAR OF 1812. He also served as a MISSISSIPI STATE REPRESENTATIVE & SENATOR.

Jane's grandparents were:

Stephen Thomas (1765-1825) was a REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT. At age 16, he fought in the Battle of Eutaw Springs (SC) where he was injured when a musket ball broke his thigh bone.
Mary Covington (1766-1825) was a twin and the daughter of REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT, John Covington.

Edward Young Terrell (1765-1833) was a REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT. He was only 17 years old when he served in the war and a story about his bravery was written in a journal by a neighbor.
Artilissa Stephens (1768-1811), her mother wrote in a document that her first husband (Artilissa's father), John Stephens, was killed by Indians.


Jane's Paternal Great Grandparents:
William "Ram Billy" Thomas (1741-1800), served in the CONTINENTAL CONGRESS representing North Carolina, REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT.
Hannah Pratt (1740-1785), daughter of William Pratt and Mary Wright

John Covington (1735-1809), REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT
Hannah Dockery(17410-1767), she was deaf, daughter of Col. Thomas Dockery who was a REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT


Jane married Berry Bownds, son of John Bownds and Mary Saphronia "Polly" (Cooley) Bownds in 8 August 1850. By 1880, Jane, Berry and family had moved to Milam County, Texas where Berry was a farmer. They resided in Milam County the rest of their life. Both are buried in Mesquite Cemetery in Lee County, TX.

Jane and Berry's children:

Julie Narcissus Bownds Hart (1852-1935)
John covington Bownds (1856-1936
William Ira Bownds (1858-1933)
Susan Evaalina Bownds (1861-1872)
Idah Elizabeth Bownds (1863-1868)
George Edward Bownds (1866-1937)
Annah Cahterine "Annie" Bownds Marquis (1870-1897)

Family links: 
  John Covington Thomas (1784 - 1861)
  Sarah Terrell Thomas (1801 - 1870)
  Berry Warren Bownds (1828 - 1908)*
  John Covington Bownds (1856 - 1936)*
  William Ira Bownds (1858 - 1933)*
  Annah Catherine Bownds Marquis (1871 - 1897)*
  William Wade Thomas (1821 - 1893)*
  Mary Ann Thomas Eager (1825 - 1915)*
  Sarah B. Thomas Covington (1828 - 1904)*
  Julia Narcissa Thomas Perry (1830 - 1880)*
  James Stephen Thomas (1832 - 1901)*
  Jane Thomas Bownds (1835 - 1925)
  Martha Jane Thomas Williams (1841 - 1923)*
*Calculated relationship
Mesquite Cemetery
Lee County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Cindy
Originally Created by: Annette Shaw
Record added: Apr 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26445429
Jane <i>Thomas</i> Bownds
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Jane <i>Thomas</i> Bownds
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Jane Thomas Bownds is a relative of mine.I wish I could have met your branch of the tree Jane.
- stacy thomas
 Added: Dec. 14, 2013
In honor of my 2x great grandmother. You are not forgotten
- Cindy Bownds H.
 Added: Oct. 13, 2013

- Seena
 Added: Jun. 8, 2013
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