|Birth: ||Mar. 22, 1841|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 1915|
Son of Jonas Wellington Chatburn and Mary (Burton) Chatburn. He married Selina Tuck. Thomas W. was a sheriff and one point and was also in the milling business with his Father. He was in the Civil War for the Union, Company C, Unit 29, Iowa Infantry as a Private.
He was a minister for the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Thomas became an active circuit preacher of the RLDS,traveling Iowa and Mo. He and his son Frank J. Chatburn were in the Spokane Washington District of the church in 1904 and 1905.
An area newspaper gives an account of the visit of Joseph Smith III to Spokane in 1905:
"The new church edifice, at the point described, is prosperous, according to the reports of its officers. Elder T. W. Chatburn is in charge of the work, and it is expected that the edifice will be entirely completed within six weeks."
Eventually he and the family located in Independence Mo. where he bought a mill and continued his ministry.
He died at age 74 years, 6 months, 13 days, in the Sanitarium and Hospital at Independence MO. He had only been there 5 days, but in Missouri for many years. He was buried on the 5th of October 1915.
Some information is from his death certificate on the Missouri State archives online.
Jonas Wellington Chatburn (1821 - 1902)
Mary Burton Chatburn (1821 - 1900)
Selina Tuck Chatburn (1847 - 1926)
Myra Chatburn Brackenbury (1867 - 1955)*
Alma B Chatburn (1870 - 1961)*
Charles D. Chatburn (1872 - 1873)*
May Chatburn Hilliard (1880 - 1970)*
Mound Grove Cemetery
Created by: Leslie Mikesell Wood
Record added: Jul 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39604763