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 Maggie Mae <I>Cornelius</I> Thomas

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Maggie Mae Cornelius Thomas

  • Birth 3 Sep 1881 Midlothian, Ellis County, Texas, USA
  • Death 22 Jun 1956 Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 11518100

Maggie Mae Cornelius was a child of Moses Lafayette Cornelius and Phebe Kessiah Glover. Maggie Mae Cornelius married Harvey Monroe Thomas on 09 Apr 1905 in Whitt, Parker Co., TX. To this union six children were born: 1) Grady Vernon 2) Eula Mae 3) J.O. 4) Eurma Faye 5) Charlie Marie (female) & 6) J. T. Thomas. All children were born in Palo Pinto Co., TX.


Living in the household of Maggie's mother:
1910 Justice Precinct, Jack Co., TX Census (365-366) taken 30 May 1910
Philany Cornelius, head, F, W, age 60, widow, 8 of 13 children living, b: AL > AL > AL
Eula J., dau., age 15, Farm Laborer, single, b: TX > AL > AL
Virgia L., dau., age 13, b: TX > AL > AL
Harvie M. THOMAS, son-in-law, age 25, married once for 5 yrs, b: TX > TX > TX; Laborer Odd Jobs
Maggie M. THOMAS, dau., age 28, married once for 5 yrs, 1 of 1 child living, b: TX > AL > AL
Graddie B. THOMAS, grand-son, age 5/12 (5 mos.), b: TX > TX > TX
(Living next door to Maggie's brother, Eli Cornelius)

1920 Justice Pct 3, Palo Pinto Co., TX Census, pg. 53 (34-36)
H. Monroe Thomas, head, own, mortgage, M, W, age 35, married, b: TX / AR / TX; Truck repairer Mag. Oil Co.
Maggie Thomas, wife, F, b: TX / MS / MS
Grady Thomas, son, age 10, M, b: TX / TX / TX
Ula May Thomas, dau, age 8, F, b: TX / TX / TX
J. O. Thomas, son, age 5, M, b: TX / TX / TX
Eurma Thomas, dau, age 4 0/12, F, b: TX / TX / TX
C. Marie Thomas, age 3/12, dau, F, b: TX / TX / TX

1930 Petrolia Twp., Clay Co., TX Census (73-74)
Harvey M. THOMAS, head, Rent, $8 per mo. pymt, age 45, married 20 yrs, b; TX > TN > TX; Propietor Repair shop
Maggie M., wife, age 48, married 23 yrs, b: TX > AL > AL
Grady V., son, age 20, b: TX > TX > TX; Blacksmith shop
J.O., son, age 16, b: TX > TX > TX
Eurma F., dau., age 14, b: TX > TX > TX
Charly, dau., age 11, b: TX > TX > TX
J. T., son, age 8, b: TX > TX > TX


Below is the obituary of Maggie Mae Cornelius-Thomas which was printed in the Wichita Falls, TX newspaper following her death. There was also a picture shown of Maggie with a heading of "Mrs. Maggie Thomas Claimed by Death"

Mrs. Maggie Thomas, 74-year old Wichita Falls resident, died Friday morning in a hospital here, following a two-month illness.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Beverly Drive Assembly of God Church, where Mrs. Thomas was a member. Rev. L.O. Lormand, pastor, will officiate.
Mrs. Thomas was born in Midlothian, TX, September 3, 1881. She had lived in Wichita Falls 15 years.
Mrs. Thomas is survived by her husband, Harvey Thomas, 2300 Princeton; three sons, two daughters, 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Sons are Grady Thomas, Somerville, N.J., and J.O. Thomas and J.T. Thomas, both of Wichita Falls.
Daughters are Mrs. H.J. Criswell, Wichita Falls, and Mrs. Doyle Pitts, Wanette, Okla.
Interment will be in Crestview Memorial Park under direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.

Maggie Thomas is in Gazing Globe Companion Section Lot 28, Space 1





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  • Added: 11 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11518100
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maggie Mae Cornelius Thomas (3 Sep 1881–22 Jun 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11518100, citing Crestview Memorial Park, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Mindy (contributor 46796420) .