|Birth: ||May 8, 1842|
|Death: ||Jun. 2, 1920|
Thomas Harvey Humphries is the son of George Washington Humphries and Malindy Roundy Humphries. Thomas was born in Tennessee and served in the Civil War as a private in Company B 19 Regt. Tennessee Inf., Washington County, Tennessee. His company engaged in battles at Cumberland Gap, Barbourville, Mill Springs, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Baton Rouge, Murfreesboro, and last at Chickamauga where he was captured by Union forces on September 19, 1863. He was sent to Camp Douglas, Chico, Illinois and exchanged May 3, 1865 at New Orleans. This camp was located near the shore of Lake Michigan and known as the northern prison camp with the highest mortality rate of all Union Civil War Prisons.
After the war, he came to Bonham, Fannin County, Texas and married Mary Emaline Stephens on September 10, 1871. He worked as a Cowboy for some time in Gainesville, Cook County, Texas. Thomas and Mary resided in Knox City, Knox County, Texas for the remainder of their years. Thomas and Mary are the parents of 12 chilren, being Ida Mae, Tildy, Isaac, Tex Ella, Jacob Merrill, Mary Belle, James Thomas, William G., Joseph Harvey, Hattie Lou, Edward and Charles Franklin Humphries.
Soldier's Application for Pension was made and approved and March 1, 1911. These were witnessed by J. H. Humphries and Letitia Humphries. Witnesses to the pension were Henry Granville Stephens and William Levi Stephens, his brother-in-laws.
Mary Emaline Stephens Humphries (1853 - 1944)
Matlida Anne Humphrey (1872 - 1967)*
Ida Mae Humphries Barnett (1876 - 1947)*
Tex Ella Humphries Tuggle (1880 - 1970)*
Jacob Merrill Humphries (1882 - 1953)*
Mary Belle Humphries Barnett (1884 - 1974)*
James Thomas Humphries (1886 - 1970)*
Edward Earl Humphries (1893 - 1936)*
Charles Franklin Humphries (1896 - 1987)*
Knox City Cemetery
Plot: Block 149
Maintained by: Kyle Bales
Originally Created by: Shawn The Grave Hunter
Record added: Nov 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31667633