At the time of the 1880 US Census, Thomas is living in his brother John's household in White River, Arkansas. He is 16 years old.
↑ "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNWC-HQ1 : accessed 22 February 2016), Thos Tompson in household of John Tompson, White River, Izard, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district ED 86, sheet 420A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0047; FHL microfilm 1,254,047.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Thomas by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Thomas: