Thomas was born in Jackson, Michigan and lived there until the age of seven, when his family moved to Ypsilanti, Michigan. He attended Eastern Michigan University, also in Ypsilanti, where he graduated with a degree in English Linguistics and History.
Thomas and his wife live in the suburbs of Detroit. They have three young sons: twins and a singleton. He works as a data analyst. His interests besides genealogy includes history, geography, demographics, religion, sociology, etymology, books, and the Detroit Tigers.
Thomas's father is descended from several generations of southeast Michiganders, most branches having arrived in the then young state in the middle of the 19th century. A few branches consisted of Swiss-German Lutherans and Mennonites who came to Michigan from Pennsylvania by way of Ontario, Canada. Most other branches were Baptists who came to the Wolverine State from upstate New York, who themselves appear to be descended from the Puritan colonists of New England.
Thomas's mother's parents relocated to Michigan from Floyd County, Kentucky. Her ancestors settled in Floyd County, Kentucky in the early to mid-19th century, mostly coming from Virginia. They seem to be of mostly English and Scottish stock.
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