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 Thomas Jefferson Cheesman, Jr

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Thomas Jefferson Cheesman, Jr

  • Birth 5 Aug 1887 Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 14 Nov 1964 San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Section W Site 3189
  • Memorial ID 5035633

Veteran of World War I, Co C, 360 Infantry, 90th Division, U.S.Army, with active duty in France, 1918-1919, survived furious hand-to-hand combat, and gassing in front.
Note: Thomas Jefferson Cheesman, Jr's parents gave his birth year as "1888" in their pension declaration papers, while Tom gave his birth year as "1887" (1887 is on his tombstone).

Ref.: FamR, NARA (National Archives), DRF, CemR.

Book Ref.: CHEESMAN FAMILY HERITAGE, Vol. 2, 1990, soft cover annual digest, Cheesman Publications, Lafayette, Indiana;
CHEESMAN DOSSIER, 2003, 250 8.5x11" pages hard cover, Family Heritage Publishers, Murray, Utah.
CHEESMAN DOSSIER II: Related Families, In progress as of 2014, hard cover, Franklin, Tennessee.



  • Created by: David R. Cheesman, Sen.
  • Added: 11 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5035633
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Jefferson Cheesman, Jr (5 Aug 1887–14 Nov 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5035633, citing Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by David R. Cheesman, Sen. (contributor 13482137) .