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Thomas Deese

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Birthplace: Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Pembroke, Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Silas Deese and Julia Ann "Jewel" Lowery
Husband of Susie Deese
Father of Anna Blue; Zoe Lambert; Rowland Deese; Minnie Freeman; Lula Revels and 4 others
Brother of Lottie Adaline Lowery / Hayes; Luther Deese; Nancy Deese never married; Elizabeth "Lizzie" Deese; John Deese and 3 others

Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
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About Thomas Deese

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Birth: 1873 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Sep. 10, 1946 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Thomas was the youngest son of Silas and Julia Lowry Deese. He married Susie Dial about 1894 according to the 1900 Federal Census.

The following was taken from the Sep. 11, 1946 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Thomas Deese, 75-year-old Indian, died at his home near McDonald Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 after an illness of two years.

The funeral will be conducted from Harper's Ferry Baptist church Thursday at 3 p.m. by Rev. Tommy Sweat. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Son of the late Silas and Julia Ann Deese, he is survived by one son, Durham Deese; 6 daughters, Mmes. Mary Hunt, Minnie Freeman, Zoe Lambert, Lula Revels, Anna Blue and Dovie Smiley; 48 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.

  • **NOTE: His death date was taken from his NC death certificate.
    • *NOTE: Thomas Deese is listed in his parent's household on the 1870 Federal Census as a one-year old, so his birth year is closer to 1869.

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Parents:
  • Silas Deese (1823 - 1889)
  • Julia Deese (1832 - 1898)
Spouse:
  • Susie Dial Deese (1877 - 1960)*
Children:
  • Anna Deese Blue (1888 - 1982)*
  • Minnie Deese Freeman (1900 - 1971)*
  • Zoe Deese Lambert (1901 - 1993)*
  • Rowland Deese (1905 - 1928)*
  • Eddie Dees (1906 - 1906)*
  • Dovie D Deese Smiling (1911 - 1970)*

Inscription:

Gone but not forgotten


Burial: Harpers Ferry Church Cemetery Robeson County North Carolina, USA -------------------- Thomas was the youngest son of Silas and Julia "Jewel" Ann Lowery Deese. He married Susie Dial about 1894 according to the 1900 Federal Census.

The following was taken from the Sep. 11, 1946 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Thomas Deese, 75-year-old Indian, died at his home near McDonald Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 after an illness of two years.

The funeral will be conducted from Harper's Ferry Baptist church Thursday at 3 p.m. by Rev. Tommy Sweat. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Son of the late Silas and Julia Ann Deese, he is survived by one son, Durham Deese; 6 daughters, Mmes. Mary Hunt, Minnie Freeman, Zoe Lambert, Lula Revels, Anna Blue and Dovie Smiley; 48 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.

  • **NOTE: His death date was taken from his NC death certificate.
    • *NOTE: Thomas Deese is listed in his parent's household on the 1870 Federal Census as a one-year old, so his birth year is closer to 1869.

Inscription:

Gone but not forgotten

Thomas was the youngest son of Silas and Julia "Jewel" Ann Lowery Deese. He married Susie Dial about 1894 according to the 1900 Federal Census.

The following was taken from the Sep. 11, 1946 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Thomas Deese, 75-year-old Indian, died at his home near McDonald Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 after an illness of two years.

The funeral will be conducted from Harper's Ferry Baptist church Thursday at 3 p.m. by Rev. Tommy Sweat. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Son of the late Silas and Julia Ann Deese, he is survived by one son, Durham Deese; 6 daughters, Mmes. Mary Hunt, Minnie Freeman, Zoe Lambert, Lula Revels, Anna Blue and Dovie Smiley; 48 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.

  • **NOTE: His death date was taken from his NC death certificate.
    • *NOTE: Thomas Deese is listed in his parent's household on the 1870 Federal Census as a one-year old, so his birth year is closer to 1869.

Inscription:

Gone but not forgotten

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Thomas Deese's Timeline

1873
1873
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1888
May 12, 1888
Age 15
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
May 12, 1888
Age 15
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1896
April 3, 1896
Age 23
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1900
April 5, 1900
Age 27
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1901
March 4, 1901
Age 28
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1905
July 31, 1905
Age 32
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
August 10, 1905
Age 32
1906
June 11, 1906
Age 33
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1911
November 25, 1911
Age 38
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States