She was the daughter of John Alexander Kulbeth and Julia Trousdale. She was the second wife of Augustus "Gus" S. Thomas. They married Jan 14, 1855 in Calhoun County, Arkansas. They had one child: Parisade Lea "Sadie" Thomas, 1857 - 1935. Louisa died a short time after Sadie was born. On her death bed she asked her younger sister, Serena to marry Gus and raise Sadie. That request was honored by Serena. Burial place unknown.