Thomas Cemetery, Clay Township, Scioto Co., Ohio

 

The cemetery is located on the Shultz farm, west side of Route 23 near the WNXT towers. It sets behind a barn enclosed by about a 3' tall stone wall fence.

38 degrees 48.807' 82 degrees 59.272' Elevation 550'

                              7 December 2005                                        7 December 2005

 

                             22 May 2006                                                      22 May 2006

Read by Tyrone Hemry 9-16 May 2005

Goldsberry

Isaac

outside of the wall 3

39y 8m 22d

10 Jun 03?

Goldsberry

Jacob

outside of the wall 3

37y

10 Jul 1849

Goldsberry

Sopiah

outside of the wall 3

72y

3 May 1857

Goldsberry

William

outside of the wall 3

7(5?)y

15 Jun 1815

Ridenour

Andrew

outside of the wall

35y

11 Jan 1841

Thomas

Peter

s/o Benjamin Thomas

20y 9m 9d

14 Mar 1831

Thomas

Ashfiard

s/o Benjamin and Magdalene Thomas

27y 7m 25d

31 Mar 1831

Thomas

Ormes

10m 9d

29 Apr 1831

Thomas

Benjamin Seignor

66y 4m 5d

19 May 1831

Thomas

Magdalene

Consort of B. Thomas who was burned to death in her own house "Her youth was innocent Her riper age, marked with act of goodness everyday. Remember this ye aged as you look on, and forget not youth as you pass by that death may at an hour when unexpected come. Therefore Prepare to Follow"

66y 18d

3 Nov 1842

Thomas

John Moses

s/o John & America Thomas

4 Nov 1846

25 Sep 1847

Thomas

Isaac Newton

10m 15d

26 Oct 1846

Thomas

George M.

s/o B & C [Charity] Thomas

8y 3m 3d

17 Jan 1848

Thomas

infant son

s/o John & America Thomas

2 Aug 1849

7 Aug 1849

Thomas

Benjamin

47y 3m 7d

17 May 1852

Thomas

Jacob

"See this as you pass by as you are now so once I As I am now so you must bee therefore prepare to follow me" [s /o Benjamin and Magdalene Thomas]

44y

16 Jul 1840

Thomas

Anna Marie

c/o W. M. & R. Thomas 2

6m 19d

27 Jun 1878

Thomas

infant son

c/o W. M. & R. Thomas 2

2 Jun 1870

2 Jun 1870

Thomas

Jimmie

c/o W. M. & R. Thomas 2

22 Nov 1875

17 Sep 1876

Thomas

infant dau

d/o John & America Thomas

Thomas

Caroline E.

d/o B & C [Charity] Thomas

14 d

15 Sep 1847

Thomas

infant son

s/o James D. & Nancy Thomas

16 Sep 1842

Thomas

John Westley

s/o James D. & Nancy Thomas

1m 24d

5 Oct 1841

Thomas

Bengaman

s/o John & America Thomas

30 Sep 1844

17 Oct 1844

Thomas

Joseph H.

s/o B & C Thomas

9m 1d

29 Jul 1846

Thomas

Catherine A

d/o B & C [Charity] Thomas

1y 3m 25d

21 Sep 1844

Thomas

John

s/o Benjamin and Magdalene Thomas

18 Aug 1797

16 May 1875

Thomas?

Ann

foot stone

Thomas

Benjamin F.

s/o B & C. Ann Thomas

1m

1 Jul 1852

Thomas

Mary E.

1852

[17 Oct]1935

Thomas

Nancy Ann

his wife [Dehart] 1

61y 9m 9d

1 Jul 1881

Thomas

infant son

our children sleep about 1

16 Sep 1842

Thomas

John W. [Westley]

our children sleep about 1

1m 24d

5 Oct 1841

Thomas

Jas. D. [James Davis]

s/o Benjamin and Magdalene Thomas

71y 9m 20d

28 Dec 1887

Thomas

William M.

wife was Rachel R. Morgan

37y 2m 23d

8 Feb 1882

Thomas

Isaac Newton

our children sleep about 1

10m 15d

26 Oct 1846

Note #1 all on one huge stone

Note #2 all on one obelisk

Note #3 all on one obelisk

Could not find this one that was listed in an earlier reading

Fidler

Solomon

outside of the wall

51y

11 Aug 1855

Notes:

Added information in brackets or italics was found in and is suggest reading about the family. History of Lower Scioto Valley, Ohio by Inter-State Publishing Co. 1884 pages 405-406, A History of Scioto Co., Ohio by Nelson W. Evans, Portsmouth, Ohio 1903, Scioto Co., OH Death Records 1803-1860 N-Z by Vern Paul 1998, and Ohio Online Death Certificates.

The Benjamin Thomas family came to Clay Township in 1820. Benjamin was born in Chester Co., PA and his wife in VA.

America Thomas maiden name was Hesler

John Thomas married Americus Hesler 6 Sep 1842

Possible connection for the John Ridenour: Abigail Thomas married John Ridenour 1 Feb 1835 An Andrew Ridenour married Margaret Adwell 28 Aug 1839

Benjamin Thomas married Charity Thomas 12 Jan 1839

Magdalene --When fire was discovered all left the home but she went back to retrieve money left upstairs. Fire cut off her retreat by destroying the stairs and making it impossible to rescue her. Near her charred remains was found 28 pounds of melted silver.

Tombstones in Thomas Cemetery Clay Twp., Scioto Co., OH
Thomas Cemetery Tombstones Clay Twp., SCioto Co., OH
Thomas Cemetery tombstones Clay Twp., Scioto Co., OH

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