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Col. Richard Thomas

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Birthplace: West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: January 19, 1832 (87)
Whitford Lodge, West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Thomas and Phebe Trimble
Husband of Thomazine Thomas
Father of William Ashbridge Thomas; Richard Thomas; Mary Thomas; George Thomas; Jacob Thomas and 4 others
Brother of Grace Trimble; George Thomas; Hannah Trimble and Lydia Trimble

Managed by: Gibson 'Gibby' Brack
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About Col. Richard Thomas

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Richard Thomas, 4th., of "Whitford Lodge," in West Whiteland tp., b. 30. lOmo. 1744, d. 19. Imo. 1832. Although a birthright Friend, on the outbreak of the war for independence he entered the army, and became colonel of a Pennsylvania regiment, and served throughout the war. He was elected to the Pennsylvania Assembly, in 1786, and in 1789, and the State Senate in 1790, and member of U. S. Congress, 1794, '96, and '98, in the 4th, 5th and 6th Congresses. He m. Thomazine, b. 26. 8mo., 1754, d. 4. 5mo. 1817, daughter of Richard Downing, 1719-1803, son of Thomas Downing, the founder of Downingtown.

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October 30, 1744
West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
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