Thomas Family Records

From Bible published in Edinburgh 1734, in possession of Mrs. James A. Darling, Vineland, N. J.

Mary Hamer was born on the 8th day of November. (?) In the year of our Lord 1756.

Patty Thomas was born on ye 28 day of March. In ye year of our Lord 1776.

Eli H. Thomas was born ye 14th day of July. In the year of our Lord 1777 at six o'clock.

Samuel H. Thomas was born on the eleventh day of January. In the year of our Lord 1796 at six o'clock in morning about 5 hours after change of the moon.

Ann Thomas was born the 31st day of May A. D., 1764.

Sam'l. H. Thomas entered the Fraternity of Free and accepted Masons June the 15, 1820. A. L. 50020.

Mary Thomas. Her Book. Feb. 2, 1796.

Eli H. Thomas's Bible. Intended as a present to his dear daughter Mary Ann Thomas. Because it was her Grandmother, Mary Thomas's. Wrote September 6, 1828. Columbia, Penn.

From Holy Bible Philadelphia, 1824 in the possession of Mrs. James A. Darling, Vineland, N. J.

Marriages

Eli H. Thomas and Amelia Batten were joined together in marriage in Brandy wine Township, Chester County, Pennsy., the 9th day of February, 1802, by William Hunter, Minister of the Gospel belonging to the Methodist Episcopal Church.

F. A. Thomas and Mary Emma Findley were joined together in marriage in Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsy., the 23d of November 1830.

Francis A. Thomas and Emma C Heath, daughter of Chas. P. Heath of Phila., were joined together in marriage at the residence of her Father, on the fourteenth day of November 1850, at 11 o'clock A. M.

George W. Beitzel and Miranda C. Thomas were joined together in marriage in Columbia, Lan. Co., Penna., on the 31st day of July 1851, by William Bishop, M. G. belonging to the M. E. Church.

Births

Isaac Thomas was born in township, Philadelphia County, now Chester, Pennsy. the 12th day of May 1740.

Mary Harmer, afterwards the wife of Isaac Thomas was born in New Providence Township, Montgomery County, Penna., the 8th day of November 1756.

Martha Thomas, daughter of Isaac and Mary Thomas was born in Rodnor township, Chester County, now Delaware, Penna., the 28th day of March 1776.

Eli H. Thomas, son of Isaac and Mary Thomas, was born in Rodnor Township, Chester County, now Delaware, the 14th day of June 1777.

Samuel H. Thomas, son of Isaac and Mary Thomas was born in Hanover Township, Montgomery County, Penna., the 11th day of January 1796.

Enoch Batten was born in Goshen township, Chester County, Penna., the 25th day of December 1742.

Rebecca Jones, afterwards, the wife of Enoch Batten was born in Township, Chester County, Penna., the 6th day of February 1740.

Amelia Batten, daughter of Enoch and Rebecca Batten in East Cain, now Brandywine township, Chester County, the 25th day of March 1776.

Mary Ann and Rebecca Thomas, twin daughters of Eli and Amelia Thomas were born in Soudersburgh, Lancaster County, Penna., the 12th day of February 1805.

Francis Asbury Thomas, son of Eli and Amelia Thomas, was born in Soudersburgh, Lancaster County, Penna., the 13th day of July 1807.

John Wesley Thomas, son of Eli and Amelia Thomas, was born in Soudersburgh, Lancaster County, Penna., the 14th day of March 1811.

Ann Thomas, daughter of Isaac Thomas and his first wife Sarah Roberts, was born the 31st day of May 1764.

Mary E. Findley, wife of Francis A. Thomas, was born in Columbia, Lancaster County, Pa., on the First day of July 1812.

George Baldwin Thomas, son of F. Asbury and Mary Emma Thomas, was born January 9, 1832, Monday at half past 3 o'clock P. M. in Columbia, Lancaster County, Pa.

Miranda Celesteen Thomas, daughter of F. Asbury and Mary Emma Thomas, was born in the Borough of Columbia, Monday morning, August 19th, 1833 at 1-4 past 8 o'clock A. M.

Emma Heath Thomas, daughter of F. A. and Mary E. Thomas, was born in the borough of Columbia, Thursday, May 3d, 1838 at 20 minutes past 11 o'clock A. M.

Emma Celestine, daughter of Chas. P. Heath and wife of frs. A. Thomas, was born in the city of Phila., on the 10th day of June 1809.

Deaths

Rebecca Thomas twin daughter of Eli and Amelia Thomas, departed this life the 10th day of February 1806, aged 11 months and 26 days.

Rebecca Batten departed this life the 20th day of December 1817, aged 77 years 10 months and 14 days.

Enoch Batten departed this life the 27th day of June 1821, aged 78 years 6 months and 2 days.

Mary Thomas departed this life at Reding Penna., the 18th day of September 1823, aged 66 years 10 months and 10 days.

Isaac Thomas departed this life at Reading, Penna., the 24th day of September 1823, aged 83 years 4 months and 12 days.

Samuel H. Thomas, son of Isaac and Mary Thomas departed this life at Reading, Penna.; the 20th day of January 1825 at 3 o'clock 10 minutes P. M. Aged 29 years 9 days.

Ann Thomas, daughter of Isaac Thomas and his first wife Sarah Roberts, departed this life the 5th day of September 1782. Aged 18 years 3 months and 5 days.

Mary Ann Thomas, twin daughter of Eli H. and Amelia Thomas departed this life in the triumph of faith, in full assurance of a glorious Immortality, September the 7th 1828, at 8 o'clock P. M. Aged 23 years.

Eli H. Thomas, son of Isaac and Mary Thomas departed this life 9th Feb'y 1830, aged 52 years 8 months and 25 days. Tuesday morning at 6 o'clock.

George Baldwin Thomas, son of F. Asbury and Mary Emma Thomas departed this life on the 10th of March 1834 at fifteen minutes past seven o'clock in the morning. Aged 2 years and 2 months.

John W. B. Thomas, son of Eli H. and Amelia J. Thomas departed this life on the 27th Sept., 1836 at 10 minutes of 2 o'clock A. M., aged 25 years 6 months and 12 days.

Amelia Jane Thomas, relict of Eli H. Thomas departed this life in the Borough of Columbia on Tuesday the 15th of Sept., 1846 at 10 o'clock A. M. Aged 70 years 5 mo. and 21 days.

Mary Emma Thomas Consort of Francis A. Thomas departed this life on Saturday the 28th day of November 1840 between the hours of one and two o'clock P. M., aged 28 years and 5 months.

Miranda Celestine, daughter of Frs. A. and Mary E. Thomas and consort of Geo. W. Beitzel, departed this life in the Borough of Columbia, Pa., on the 20th day of Jan'y 1854 in the 21st year of her age, also her infant daughter Alda Amelia, born April 6th 1853. Died June 2d 1853.