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Margaret Thomas

Margaret Thomas

Female 1814 - 1894  (79 years)

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  • Name Margaret Thomas 
    Born 18 Aug 1814  Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Lochvrance, Santelvic Parish, Pembrokeshire, August 18, 1814. She was the daughter of William Thomas and Anna James. William Thomas, born at Summerhill, Knowlton Parish, Pembrokeshire, was the son of William Thomas and Margaret. Ann James, my grandmother, born at Punch Castle, Broady Parish, Pembrokeshire, was the daughter of Henry James and Ann.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1851  Roch, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1851 Wales Census

    Wales, Pembrokeshire, Roch, Mathry Parish, Haverfordwest Registration District, St. Davids sub-registration district, ED 17C, Piece 2479, Folio 370, Page 16, Household schedule number 55

    Thomas John, head, 31. Margaret, wife 37. Children: Phebe, daughter 13; William, son 9; Charles, son 7; Anne, daughter 6; James, son 4; Levi, son 2; Henry, son 1 month. John is a Cordwainer; Phebe, William, Charles, and Anne are scholars (attending school). John was born in Roch, Pembrokeshire; Margaret was born in Brawdy, Pembrokeshire; Phebe was born in Roch, Pembrokeshire, William in Mathry, Pembrokeshire, Charles, Anne, James, Levi and John in Mathry, Pembrokeshire. 
    Age: 37 
    Immigration 16 Apr 1861  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure from Liverpool, England aboard The Manchester.

    Manifests included: Margaret John (abt 1814) and her children: William, son (abt 1842); Charles, son (abt 1844); Ann, daughter (abt 1846); James, son (abt 1848); Levi, son (abt 1853); Henry, son (abt 1854); Letitia, daughter (abt 1855); and Mary J., daughter (abt 1857). The family subsequently traveled to Salt Lake City in the Henry W. Miller Company of 1862.

    Also aboard the same ship were: Mary John (abt 1832); her husband, David (abt 1834); and their daughter Ann J. (abt 1861). This family subsequently traveled to Salt Lake City under the direction of the Home Duncan Company of 1861.

    Relationship between the two families are unknown.  
    Ship Manifest for the Thomas John Family, The Manchester, 4 Apr 1861
    Ship Manifest for the Thomas John Family, The Manchester, 4 Apr 1861
    Departure from Liverpool, England aboard The Manchester.

    Manifests included: Margaret John (abt 1814) and her children: William, son (abt 1842); Charles, son (abt 1844); Ann, daughter (abt 1846); James, son (abt 1848); Levi, son (abt 1853); Henry, son (abt 1854); Letitia, daughter (abt 1855); and Mary J., daughter (abt 1857). The family subsequently traveled to Salt Lake City in the Henry W. Miller Company of 1862.
    Immigration 14 May 1861  New York City, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration

    Place of Origin England; Port of Departure Liverpool, England; Destination Utah; Port of Arrival New York, New York; ship Manchester.

    Manifest lists Margaret John 47; William John 19; Charles John 17; Ann 15; James 13; Levi 8; Henry 7; illegible female 6; and May 4 
    Age: 47 
    Manchester Ship Manifest for the Thomas John Family, 14 May 1861
    Manchester Ship Manifest for the Thomas John Family, 14 May 1861
    Immigration Aft May 1861  Williamsburgh, Brookyln, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence

    Rented home on Northfife Street, Williamsburgh, New York where the family remained for approximately 14 months before traveling to Florence (Winter Quarters in Nebraska) where they remained for 5 to 6 weeks before traveling to Salt Lake City.  
    Immigration 5 Aug 1862  Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel

    Departure on 5 or 8 August 1862 Florence, Nebraska (now Omaha) in the Henry W. Miller Company. 665 individuals and 60 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post. Arrival 17-18 October 1862  
    Immigration 17 Oct 1862  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel

    Arrival in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  
    Census 8 Jul 1870  Portage, Box Elder, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1870

    Utah Territory, Box Elder, Portage, page 3, 8 Jul 1870, dwelling 23, family 19

    Thomas Johns, head, 40. Margaret, wife 46. Children: Levi, son 20; Henry, son 18; Atria (possibly Stria), daughter 18; Mary, daughter 16. Thomas is a farmer; Levi is a farmer helper. All were born in Wales. Value of personal property is $200. Margaret cannot read or write. Next door to Charles and Elizabeth Johns.  
    Age: 46 
    Census 23 Jun 1880  Portage, Box Elder, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1880

    Utah, Box Elder, Portage, 23 Jun 1880, page 41, SD 139, ED 6, dwelling 431, family 454

    Thomas John, head, 65. Margrett, wife 65 and Jane, wife 62. He is a laborer. Thomas and Margrett were born in Wales as well as their parents. Jane was born in England as were her parents. Next door to son, William John and wife, Sarah Ann 
    Age: 62 
    Died 8 May 1894  Portage, Box Elder, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Portage Cemetery, Portage, Box Elder, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Margaret Thomas John (1814 - 1894) - Find A Grave
    Margaret Thomas John (1814 - 1894) - Find A Grave
    Person ID I5001  clanSoren
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2014 

    Father William Thomas,   b. Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Anna James,   b. Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1973  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Thomas John,   b. 29 Jan 1820, Woodroach, Mathry, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1890, Portage, Box Elder, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 14 Jul 1840 
    Children 
    +01. Phoebe John,   b. 18 Dec 1838, Roch, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul to Sep 1872, Mile End, East London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +02. William John Married: 3x3x ,   b. 7 Nov 1841, Mathry, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1916, Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +03. Charles Henry John Married: 3x3x ,   b. 21 Apr 1843, Mathry, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1909, Mancos, Montezuma, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +04. Ann John,   b. 1 Feb 1845, Mathry, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1924, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +05. James John Married: 3x3x ,   b. 10 Nov 1846, Mathry, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1927, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +06. Levi John Married: 2x2x ,   b. 4 Feb 1849, Mathry, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1920, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +07. Henry John,   b. 15 Feb 1851, Mathry, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1922, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +08. Letitia John,   b. 6 Apr 1853, Mathry, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1914, Portage, Box Elder, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +09. Mary John,   b. 18 Nov 1855, Mathry, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1934, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F1734  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
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    2. [S293] Welsh Mormon History, (http://welshmormon.byu.edu/), John, Thomas - Biography, Life of Thomas John and Descendants (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S230] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36; Immigration and Naturalization Service, National Archives, Washington, D.C., (Ancestry.com), Microfilm Serial: M237; Microfilm Roll: M237_211; Line: 14; List Number: 421; . (Reliability: 3).

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    6. [S85] 1880 United States Federal Census, Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C, (Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. ), Portage, Box Elder, Utah; Roll: 1335; Family History Film: 1255335; Page: 102A; Enumeration District: 006 (Reliability: 3).

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