Thomas, May Elizabeth

Thomas, May Elizabeth

Female 1872 - 1956  (83 years)

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  • Name Thomas, May Elizabeth  [1
    • Mary Elizabeth Thomas
    Born 26 Sep 1872  Grant County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 12 Jun 1880  Sims Township, Grant, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 5 Jun 1900  Center Township, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 19 Apr 1910  Center Township, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 29 Mar 1956  Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 2 Aug 1956  Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Harlan Cemetery, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I46969  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2018 

    Father Thomas, Absalom,   b. 30 May 1841, Darke County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1908  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Banks, Lucinda,   b. 1839, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1885  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1865  Darke County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 5 children 
    +1. Thomas, Ruth June,   b. 1866, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 79 years)
     2. Thomas, Charles James,   b. Oct 1866, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age ~ 83 years)
    +3. Thomas, May Elizabeth,   b. 26 Sep 1872, Grant County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1956, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Thomas, Lydia,   b. 28 Mar 1878, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1956, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Thomas, George Samuel,   b. 18 Dec 1882, Douglas Township, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Jan 1883  (Age 0 years)
     
    Family ID F17380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sunderland, Charles Nathan,   b. 12 Dec 1867, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1942, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1891  Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Sunderland, Roy Alvin,   b. 18 Feb 1892, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1966, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Sunderland, Cecile L.,   b. Feb 1896, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F17505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Sep 1872 - Grant County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Jun 1880 - Sims Township, Grant, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1891 - Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sunderland, Roy Alvin - 18 Feb 1892 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sunderland, Cecile L. - Feb 1896 - Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Jun 1900 - Center Township, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 19 Apr 1910 - Center Township, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Mar 1956 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Aug 1956 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Harlan Cemetery, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1799] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 9 Feb 2018.
      Name: Mary E Thomas
      Gender: Female
      Race: American
      Age: 19
      Birth Year: abt 1872
      Birth Place: Grant Co Indiana
      Marriage Date: 24 Mar 1891
      Marriage Place: Shelby, Iowa, USA
      Father: Absalam Thomas
      Mother: Lucinda Banks
      Spouse: C N Sunderland

      Name: C N Sunderland
      Gender: Male
      Race: American
      Age: 24
      Birth Year: abt 1867
      Birth Place: Shelby Co Iowa
      Marriage Date: 24 Mar 1891
      Marriage Place: Shelby, Iowa, USA
      Father: L D Sunderland
      Mother: Mary E Lucas
      Spouse: Mary E Thomas

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 20 Jan 2018.
      MEMORIAL ID 38828608
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38828608

      May Elizabeth Thomas Sunderland
      Birth: Sep. 26, 1872
      Indiana, USA
      Death: Aug. 2, 1956
      Harlan
      Shelby County
      Iowa, USA

      Daughter of Absolom & Lucinda (Banks) Thomas

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Absalom Thomas (1841 - 1908)
      Lucinda Banks Thomas (1839 - 1885)

      Spouse:
      Charles Nathan Sunderland (1867 - 1942)*

      Children:
      Roy Alvin Sunderland (1892 - 1966)*
      Cecile Lavere Sunderland Philson (1896 - 1977)*

      Siblings:
      Ruth J. Thomas Slates (1866 - 1945)*
      Charles James Thomas (1866 - 1950)*
      May Elizabeth Thomas Sunderland (1872 - 1956)
      Lydia Thomas Groesbeck (1878 - 1956)*
      George S. Thomas (1882 - 1882)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Harlan Cemetery
      Harlan
      Shelby County
      Iowa, USA
      Plot: Addition:3 Lot:4 Plot:4

      Created by: The Seeker
      Record added: Jun 28, 2009
      Find A Grave Memorial# 38828608

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 9 Feb 2018.
      1880 Census, enumerated 12 Jun 1880 in Sims Township, Grant County, Indiana, United States

      Absalon Thomas Self M 39 Ohio, United States
      Lucinda Thomas Wife F 41 Ohio, United States
      Ruth J Thomas Daughter F 13 Ohio, United States
      Charles J Thomas Son M 12 Ohio, United States
      Mary G Thomas Daughter F 7 Indiana, United States
      Lydia Thomas Daughter F 2 Indiana, United States

      "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH99-ZRY : 24 August 2017), Absalon Thomas, Sims, Grant, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 168, sheet 428B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0279; FHL microfilm 1,254,279.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S954] 1900 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 9 Feb 2018.
      1900 Census, enumerated 5 Jun 1900 in Center Township, Shelby County, Iowa, United States

      Charley Sunderland Head M 33 Iowa b. Dec 1866
      Mary E Sunderland Wife F 28 Indiana b. May 1871
      Roy A Sunderland Son M 8 Iowa b. Feb 1892
      Cecile L Sunderland Daughter F 4 Iowa b. Feb 1896

      "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9LJ-9J2 : accessed 9 February 2018), Mary E Sunderland in household of Charley Sunderland, Center Township (excl. Harlan city), Shelby, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 164, sheet 2A, family 25, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,459.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S57] 1910 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 9 Feb 2018.
      1910 Census, enumerated 19 Apr 1910 in Center Township, Shelby County, Iowa, United States

      Charles N Sunderland Head M 42 Iowa
      Mary E Sunderland Wife F 37 Indiana
      Roy A Sunderland Son M 18 Iowa
      Cecil L Sunderland Daughter F 14 Iowa

      "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MG98-TRL : accessed 9 February 2018), Mary E Sunderland in household of Charles N Sunderland, Center, Shelby, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 164, sheet 2A, family 29, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 423; FHL microfilm 1,374,436.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 20 Jan 2018.
      MEMORIAL ID 22935269
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/22935269

      Lydia Thomas Groesbeck
      Birth: Mar. 28, 1878
      Indiana, USA
      Death: Mar. 29, 1956

      Lydia Thomas, daughter of Absolem and Lucinda Thomas, was born in Indiana on March 28, 1878. She died at Cedar Falls March 29, 1956, having reached the age of 78 years and one day.
      She was united in marriage to Allen Groesbeck January 4, 1899 at Kirkman, Iowa. They made their home in Kirkman and later in Harlan. Nine children were born to this union; one daughter, Allena died in infancy. Mr Groesbeck died November 14, 1947. Since that time she had made her home with her children. This past winter she made her home in Cedar Falls with her daughter, Juanada.
      Surviving are five daugters, Mrs Juanada Guildager of Cedar Falls; Mrs Ruth Iversen of Cheyenne, Wyoming; Mrs Myrtle Spittler of Anchorage, Alaska; Mrs Alleta Graham of Davenport; and Mrs Gloria Gene Snow of Kenwick, Washington; three sons, Paul Groesbeck of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Max Groesbeck of Corvallis, Oregon and Charles of Fort Worth, Texas.
      Also surviving are 29 grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs Mae Sunderland of Harlan.
      Funeral services were held at the Bethany Lutheran church at West Branch with the Rev. Dolliver Thogerson, brother of Mrs Max Groesbeck in charge. Burial was in the Rose Hill cemetery in Kirkman. Pauley's funeral home was in charge.

      Harlan Tribune
      Harlan, Iowa
      March 13, 1956

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Absalom Thomas (1841 - 1908)
      Lucinda Banks Thomas (1839 - 1885)

      Spouse:
      Allen C. Groesbeck (1869 - 1947)*

      Children:
      Juanada I. Groesbeck Guldager (1899 - 1991)*
      Paul W Groesbeck (1902 - 1975)*
      Allena May Groesbeck (1904 - 1905)*
      Max Allen Groesbeck (1906 - 1961)*
      Alleta June Groesbeck Graham (1913 - 1972)*
      Charles T. Groesbeck (1915 - 1980)*

      Siblings:
      Ruth J. Thomas Slates (1866 - 1945)*
      Charles James Thomas (1866 - 1950)*
      May Elizabeth Thomas Sunderland (1872 - 1956)*
      Lydia Thomas Groesbeck (1878 - 1956)
      George S. Thomas (1882 - 1882)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Rose Hill Cemetery
      Kirkman
      Shelby County
      Iowa, USA

      Created by: Karla Tschannen
      Record added: Nov 16, 2007
      Find A Grave Memorial# 22935269

      Researched by Ted Smith

    7. [S869] Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958, (https://familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 19 Jan 2018.
      Name Absalom Thomas
      Spouse's Name Lucinda Banks
      Event Date 17 Aug 1865
      Event Place Darke Co., Ohio

      "Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XD62-HXD : 8 December 2014), Absalom Thomas and Lucinda Banks, 17 Aug 1865; citing Darke Co., Ohio, reference 2:3J7D9PG; FHL microfilm 1,030,772.

      Researched by Ted Smith


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