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Augustus Thomas
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1815
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 15, 1868
Toledo
Lucas County
Ohio, USA

Augustus was a railroad contractor and owned a shipping business in Toledo.

His father, Pierre, was a Frenchman born in Switzerland in 1789 and died May 1, 1847, most likely in New York.
Phoebe Winfield was his mother born in 1796 USA and died March 3, 1822 and is buried at the West Point Post Cemetery in New York.

Pierre and Phoebe married Feb 20, 1814 and had the following children:
Augustus 1815-1868
Mary Winfield 1816-
Catherine Sarah 1818-
Chas David 1819-1885

Pierre then married Harriet B. Brainard on Aug 6, 1926 in Connecticut. By family records they had 4 daughters and 3 sons.

Toledo Blade November 16, 1868 Obit:
Death of Another Old Citizen-Last night at a quarter past eight o'clock, death relieved the sufferings of Mr. Augustus Thomas, after his long combat with a very painful disease. A notice of the funeral arrangments will be given in this evening's Blade, when we will also note a few facts concerning the life of Mr. Thomas, during his long residence in Toledo.

Toledo Blade November 18, 1868 Obit:
Funeral Ceremonies- The remains of the late Augustus Thomas, Esg., were yesterday followed to the grave by many of his masonic brothers, members of the Board of the Trade, and other citizens who had been friends of the departed.

Obits graciously supplied by contributor Joyce Thomas.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Pierre William Thomas (1789 - 1847)
  Phebe Winfield Thomas (1796 - 1822)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Louisa Chamberlin Thomas (1817 - 1883)
 
 Children:
  Chas Winfield D. Thomas (1839 - 1840)*
  Catherine Mary Thomas Brainard (1841 - 1925)*
  Dante Thomas (1843 - 1881)*
  Jerome Bonaparte Thomas (1845 - 1911)*
  Laura Marie Thomas Wood (1848 - 1911)*
  Ida Priscilla Thomas Wheeler (1850 - 1932)*
  Carrie L Thomas Lorenz (1856 - 1927)*
  Curtis Pierre Thomas (1857 - 1931)*
  Nina Louisa Thomas Milburn (1857 - 1889)*
  Solan Augustus Thomas (1861 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  Augustus Thomas (1815 - 1868)
  Catherine Sarah Thomas Farrant (1818 - 1897)*
  Louise Henrietta Thomas Pierson (1832 - 1899)**
  Pierre William Thomas (1834 - 1893)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forest Cemetery
Toledo
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section H, Lot 13.
 
Created by: Kay Pierce-Mitchell
Record added: May 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90705094
Augustus Thomas
Added by: Joyce Thomas
 
Augustus Thomas
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Augustus Thomas
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My 3rd great grandfather may you forever rest in paradise
- SRK82
 Added: Jun. 13, 2016

- Joyce Thomas
 Added: Sep. 2, 2013
 
 
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