Minnie Emma <I>Barker</I> Thomas

Minnie Emma Barker Thomas

Birth
Alarka, Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Death 16 Mar 1957 (aged 63)
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Alarka, Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 76241643 · View Source
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Minnie was the daughter of Merriman Micaja "Mack" Barker and Dulsenia S "Dulcie" Upton. She was born at home in the Alarka Community of Swain County.

She married William Riley Thomas on 12 Mar 1916. Performed by: W.H. Barker, Justice of the Peace, at Mack Barker's home on Alarka (father of the bride). W.J. Higdon, John Anderson McClanahan and John Phillips, witnesses.

Four children would be born to this union:
(1) Thaddius Lawton Thomas [1916-1992]
(2) Lesley Thomas (twin) [1918-1918]
(3) Lester Thomas (twin) [1918-1949]
(4) Stanley Marson Thomas [1921-1984]

Minnie died at St Joseph's Hospital in Asheville. She was a resident of Lake Junaluska in Haywood County.

She was 63-years of age.


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  • Created by: Trails of History
  • Added: 9 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76241643
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Minnie Emma Barker Thomas (3 Sep 1893–16 Mar 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76241643, citing Cochran Cemetery, Alarka, Swain County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Trails of History (contributor 47272808) .