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Eleazer Ira Thomas (1780 - 1838)

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Eleazer Ira "Eleazur" Thomas
Born in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Spencer, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Oquawka, Henderson, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jan 2015
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Categories: Connecticut, Thomas Name Study | Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, Thomas Name Study.



Eleazer Ira Thomas was born 1780 in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. His father was Isaac Thomas. He married Fanny Ann Garrett Thomas, on the 4th of Nov., 1819 in Shelby, Kentucky. The wedding record was also signed by James Garrett [1] [2]

1820 Us Census

Living in Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky, United States [3]


Elizabeth Thomas 1818
James Madison Thomas 1819 – 1898
Isaac Thomas 1825
Ellen Thomas 1826
Pleasant G Thomas 1828
Reason Richard Thomas 1828 – 1900
Sarah Eliza Thomas 1830 –
Shelby Thomas 1832 –

They eventually moved to Oquawka Illinois and Eleazer is buried there.

Deed Records That May Apply

In "Abstracts of Deeds 1803-1818"

pg. 99 , 15 Feb. 1815. Isaac Thomas of Nelson County to Elizer Thomas. $400.00 for 100 acres located on Lick Creek. Probated 20 Mar. 1815

pg. 121, 11 Dec. 1815. Deed between Isaac Thomas and Isaac Thomas, Jr., Nelson County, for the sum of $100.00 - 100 acs. on Lick Creek. Recorded 7 May 1816.

pg. 114, 6 Jan 1816. Eleazer Thomas and Polley, his wife, of Nelson County to Moses Thomas of Hardin County for the sum of $400.00 sold a tract of land containing 100 acs. on Lick Creek, being the same tract of land conveyed by Isaac Thomas to Eleazer Thomas by deed bearing date Feb. 1815. Eleazer (his mark) Thomas and Polley (her mark) Thomas.

In "Abstracts of Deeds 1785-1808"

pg. 58. July, 1795 - William Kendall, wife Sece, to Isaac Thomas, 100 pounds, 202 ac. on Lick Creek where Thomas now lives.

pg 140, 9 Apr. 1804 - Margaret Thomas, a poor child, apprenticed to Isaac Thomas to learn the business of weaving, sewing and all other qualifications of a housewife.

pg 140, 9 Apr. 1804 - Thomas Thomas, a poor child, apprenticed to Isaac Thomas to learn the art of weaving.

1830 Census

Nelson, Kentucky, United States [4]


Date: 1838
Place: Oquawka Illinois


There is a marriage record for Eliazer Thomas & Polly Hammond 12/4/1813 on the Hardin County Clerk Website.


Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," Database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 30 June 2015), Eleazer Thomas and Fanny Garrett, 04 Nov 1819; citing Shelby, Kentucky, reference 607; FHL microfilm 259,282

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