#16010 Cyrus Thomas ( John ThomasAnna Maria MechlingJohn Theobald "Dewalt" MechlingDiebold "Theobald" MechlingDiebold MechlingMartin Mechling )

Cyrus was born 9 Feb 1830 in Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania. He died 27 Jun 1898. He was buried in Union Cemetery, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania.

He was Barnet's twin. He and his family lived in Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania where he was active in civic affairs, serving one time as Assessor.

He enlisted as a First Lieutenant, Co. H, 168th Pennsylvania Volunteers in Oct 1862. By 1865, he raised Co. F, 103rd Regt. and was commissioned as its Captain. Later he was a Major in the 10th Regt. of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

On the 1870 Census of Hempfield Twp. he is a house carpenter.

Cyrus married #24344 Elizabeth Jane Ernst.

Marriage notes

They married 14 Mar 1854.

 

Other names for Elizabeth: Elizabeth J. Thomas.

Elizabeth was born 2 Jun 1833. She died 24 Dec 1917. She was buried in Union Cemetery, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania.

She is the daughter of John Ernst.

On the 1870 Census, she is named Eliza J.

Children of this relationship:

#24345FiAnna Katherine Thomas(2 Sep 1855–Abt 1890)
#24346MiiLewis H. Thomas(1860–1861)
#24347FiiiMargaret Jane Thomas(6 Mar 1860–)
#24348MivEdward Nicholas Thomas(9 Jul 1862–1918)
#24349MvJoseph Samuel Thomas(15 Oct 1861–)
#24350FviSibilla Elizabeth Thomas(4 Nov 1864–22 Apr 1866)
#24351MviiJohn Arthur Thomas(19 Nov 1876–)

1830 U.S. Census, Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, Ancestry.com. 1830 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010, Page: 75; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 164; Family History Film: 0020638.

1840 U.S. Census, Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, Ancestry.com. 1840 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010, Roll: 498; Page: 378; Image: 764; Family History Library Film: 0020559.

1850 U.S. Census, Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009, Roll: M432_837; Page: 214A; Image: 99.

1870 U.S. Census, Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009., Roll: M593_1465; Page: 301B; Image: 597; Family History Library Film: 552964.

Elizabeth J. Thomas, cemetery notes, www.findagrave.com, #27504769.

Linda J. Soles, editor, Church Family Roots, "A History of the Families of The First Reformed United Church of Christ, Greensburg, PA", (Greensburg: United Church of Christ, 1996), p. 77.

Maj. Cyrus Thomas, cemetery notes, www.findagrave.com, #27504768.


Line Generation: 7

Relationship: Great-Great-Grand-Uncle