Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas

Male Bef 1810 -

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  • Name Richard Thomas 
    Born Bef. 1810  "Of Ohio" Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Deed, 11 May 1829
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • In the U.S. Census Marion County, IN 1820, there are no households headed by a person with the surname "Thomas."

      In the U.S. Census Marion County, IN 1830, there are three households in two townships headed by a person with the surname "Thomas":

      "Perry Township-Richard Thomas [of Ohio, deed 11 May 1829]
      Wayne Township-Elizabeth Thomas, William Thomas."

      In the U.S. Census Marion County, IN 1840, there are seven households in four townships headed by a person with the surname "Thomas:"

      "Perry Township-Edward Thomas, Joseph Thomas, Thomas N. Thomas
      Washington Township-Elizabeth [Shaw] Thomas
      Warren Township-Isaac Thomas
      Lawrence Township-John Thomas, William [S.] Thomas"

      In the U.S. Census Marion County, IN 1850, there are five households in four townships headed by a person with the surname "Thomas" AND BORN IN KENTUCKY.

      Lawrence Township: "William [S.] Thomas, age 45 b. Abt. 1805," [thus very likely the same "William" enumerated in 1840, as well as 1860, 1870 in this township, son of Edward Thomas & Elizabeth Shaw, hence brother of Thomas N. Thomas; husband of Mary Hensley].

      Perry Township: "Thomas N. Thomas, age 38 b. Abt. 1812," [very likely the same "Thomas N." enumerated in 1840, as well as 1860, 1870 in this township, son of Edward Thomas & Elizabeth Shaw, hence brother of William S. Thomas; husband of Eliza Mcfarland].

      Perry Township: "Edward Thomas, age 35 b. Abt. 1815," [very likely the same "Edward" enumerated in 1840, as well as 1860, 1870 in this township, husband of Catherine Moore].

      Indianapolis: "Caleb [Louis] Thomas, age 29 b. Abt. 1821; John [Mitchelltree] Thomas age 21 b. Abt. 1829;" [sons of John Thomas & Elizabeth Goff].
    Person ID I20159  Complete
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2017 

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    Richard Thomas Deed #9737 Marion, IN 11 May 1829
    Richard Thomas Deed #9737 Marion, IN 11 May 1829

    "Certificate No. 9737. The United States of America. To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting: Whereas Richard Thomas of Marion County, Indiana has deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a Certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Indianapolis whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said Richard Thomas, according to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled 'An Act making further provision for the sale of Public Lands,' for:

    The West half of the North West quarter of Section four in Township fourteen North of range four East in the District of Lands office for Sale at Indianapolis, Indiana containing Seventy-two acres and Ninety two hundredths of an Acre

    according to the official plat of the survey of the said Lands, returned to the General Land Office by the SURVEYOR GENERAL, which said tract has been purchased by the said Richard Thomas . . . .

    Andrew Jackson, President of the United States . . . the eleventh day of May in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight-hundred and twenty-nine . . ."

    The West half of the North West quarter of Section four of Township fourteen North of range four East in the District of Lands office for Sale at Indianapolis, Indiana containing Seventy-two acres and Ninety two hundredths of an Acre

    Census Records
     Richard Thomas ( - ) U.S. Census Perry, Marion County, IN 1830
    Richard Thomas ( - ) U.S. Census Perry, Marion County, IN 1830

    "Richard Thomas, males under 5 one, males 20-30 one; females, under five-two, 15-20 one."


    B.R. Sulgrove, "History of Indianapolis and Marion County," (Philadelphia: L.H. Everts, 1884), "Perry Township," p. 580.


    "The following is a list of those who were settlers, and who either remained but a short time or whose place of settlement is not known:

    Thomas Lewis, Jacob Tumes, John Thompson, Richard Thomas, George Wright, one half-mile east of the present site of Centre Church . . ."

    U.S. Census Pike County, IN 1840:

    "Samuel Thomas, males: under five-one, 40-49 one; females: 5-9 two, 30-39 one."