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 Jane <I>Thomas</I> Bownds

Jane Thomas Bownds

Mississippi, USA
Death 9 Aug 1925 (aged 90)
Milam County, Texas, USA
Burial Lee County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 26445429 · View Source
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JANE was born in Hinds County, Mississippi, to JOHN COVINGTON THOMAS and SARAH TERRELL. Jane's father, John fought in The WAR OF 1812. He also served as a MISSISSIPI STATE REPRESENTATIVE & SENATOR.

Jane's grandparents were:

Stephen Thomas (1765-1825) was a REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT. At age 16, he fought in the Battle of Eutaw Springs (SC) where he was injured when a musket ball broke his thigh bone.
Mary Covington (1766-1825) was a twin and the daughter of REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT, John Covington.

Edward Young Terrell (1765-1833) was a REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT. He was only 17 years old when he served in the war and a story about his bravery was written in a journal by a neighbor.
Artilissa Stephens (1768-1811), her mother wrote in a document that her first husband (Artilissa's father), John Stephens, was killed by Indians.


Jane's Paternal Great Grandparents:
William "Ram Billy" Thomas (1741-1800), served in the CONTINENTAL CONGRESS representing North Carolina, REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT.
Hannah Pratt (1740-1785), daughter of William Pratt and Mary Wright

John Covington (1735-1809), REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT
Hannah Dockery(17410-1767), she was deaf, daughter of Col. Thomas Dockery who was a REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT


Jane married Berry Bownds, son of John Bownds and Mary Saphronia "Polly" (Cooley) Bownds in 8 August 1850. By 1880, Jane, Berry and family had moved to Milam County, Texas where Berry was a farmer. They resided in Milam County the rest of their life. Both are buried in Mesquite Cemetery in Lee County, TX.

Jane and Berry's children:

1) Julie Narcissus Bownds Hart (1852-1935)
2) John Covington Bownds (1856-1936
3) William Ira Bownds (1858-1933)
4) Susan Evaalina Bownds (1861-1872)
5) Idah Elizabeth Bownds (1863-1868)
6) George Edward Bownds (1866-1937)
7) Annah Cahterine "Annie" Bownds Marquis (1870-1897)

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  • Maintained by: Cindy
  • Originally Created by: Annette Shaw
  • Added: 27 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26445429
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jane Thomas Bownds (31 Mar 1835–9 Aug 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26445429, citing Mesquite Cemetery, Lee County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Cindy (contributor 47566127) .