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Elisha Thomas

Birthplace: Castle Frome, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 10, 1921 (87)
Benson, Cochise County, Arizona, United States
Place of Burial: Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Thomas, IV and Elizabeth Thomas (Carter)
Husband of Jane Harris Thomas (Baum); Elizabeth Thomas and Mary Magdeline Grether
Father of Ellen Alena Adams (Thomas); Elisha Jacob Thomas; Sarah Jane Thomas; Elizabeth Agnes Thomas; Eliza Ann Thomas and 12 others
Brother of Charles Carter Thomas; Joseph Thomas; Sarah Elizabeth Beach (Thomas); John Henry Thomas; Eliza Woodyatt Robertson and 4 others
Half brother of Eliza Carter Robertson

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About Elisha Thomas

(son of Charles and Betsy Thomas). Born August 2, 1834, Herefordshire, England. Came to Utah in September, 1852.

   Married:	Jane Harris Baum in 1853, Provo, Utah (daughter of Jacob Baum and Agnes Nancy Harris of Provo, Utah, pioneers 1852). She was born July 2, 1832.
   Their children:
           Elizabeth, married James Richardson;
           Ellen, married James Adams;
           Elisha, Jr., married Josephine Snow;
           Eliza, died;
           Rachel, married Thaddeus H. Cluff;
           Charles, died.
   Family home Provo, Utah.
   Married:	Elizabeth Lee, at Provo, Utah (daughter of John and Sarah Lee, handcart pioneers). She was born 1846, in England.
   Their children:
           Elisha John born June 7, 1873, married Eliza J. Hancock May 8, 1895;
           Chancy W.;
           Delina, died.
   Family home Farr West (Harrisville), Utah.

High Priest; seventy. Made two trips across the plains for immigrants. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war and Echo Canyon trouble. Farmer. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1208

May have died in Douglas, Cochise, AZ.

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Elisha Thomas's Timeline

August 2, 1834
Castle Frome, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
August 3, 1834
June 1, 1855
Provo, Utah County, Utah, United States
November 28, 1857
Provo, Utah County, Utah, United States
January 7, 1859
Cheshire West and Chester, England
August 26, 1861
Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah, United States
November 9, 1863
Utah, United States
September 27, 1865
Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah, United States