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Josiah Henry Dockery Tomson
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1837
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1913
Greeley
Weld County
Colorado, USA

Gospel preacher, song writer, newspaper editor. In January, 1879, they changed the name of the religious tabloid to Good Tidings, in order to better spread the "good tidings of Campbellism as hatched out in the backwoods of West Virginia." In February, 1880, they commenced The Miller County Vindicator, a weekly newspaper, published at Tuscumbia, which lasted for seven years, although Josiah H.D. sold his interest in the paper to his partner, and cousin, James Pinkney Wright, in January 1883. During the Civil War, Josiah H.D. was a guard at the Missouri state penitentiary in Jefferson City. He was married to Mary Anna Rainey, a native of Tennessee, born September 11, 1838; died May 22, 1908. They were the parents of three children, James Franklin, born October 23, 1856; William Thomas, born August 22, 1859; and Nancy Joann.

Josiah Henry Dockery Tomson was born Jan. 23, 1837, in Hardeman County, Tennessee, and died Dec. 13, 1913 at Greeley, Colorado. Bro. E. C. Fuqua conducted a short service in Greeley Dec. 15 upon the departure of Mrs. Tomson with the body for Marietta where Brother C. D. Moore conducted another service after which the body was laid to rest in the Oak Grove cemetery beside the former wife who preceded him to that land May 22, 1908.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Arrington Thomson (1810 - 1898)
  Karrenhappock Sellers Thomson (1816 - 1890)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Anna Rainey Tomson (1838 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Nancy Joann Tomson Belshe*
  James Franklin Tomson (1856 - 1930)*
  William Thomas Tomson (1859 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josiah Henry Dockery Tomson (1837 - 1913)
  Greene Lee Tomson (1838 - 1918)*
  Jackson Daniel Thompson (1843 - 1930)**
  James Downing Tomson (1847 - 1914)*
  Daniel Frazer Thomson (1850 - 1924)*
  Amos Arrington Franklin Thomson (1854 - 1937)*
  Jennie Vann Thomson (1857 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Marietta
Washington County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Tom Childers
Record added: Oct 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43604091
Josiah Henry Dockery Tomson
Added by: Tom Childers
 
Josiah Henry Dockery Tomson
Added by: Tom Childers
 
Josiah Henry Dockery Tomson
Added by: Tom Childers
 
 
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