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 Thomas W. Spainhour Calculate Relationships for Thomas W. SpainhourPedigree Chart for Thomas W. SpainhourExport GEDCOM for Thomas W. SpainhourPictures for Thomas W. SpainhourAll Events and Facts for Thomas W. Spainhour
ID: I1728
Sex: M
Birth: 18 AUG 1820  Casey Co., KY  
Death: 30 AUG 1902  3429 De Witt Co., IL  
Burial: UnknownRose Cemetery, Creek Twp., De Witt Co., IL  
Parents: Spainhour, Werner, Davenport, Mary
Headstone for Thomas W. Spainhour, in Rose Cemetery, DeWitt Co., IL
In the 1850 census of DeWitt Co., IL, Thomas, 28, is living with wife Matilda, 27, and children Hency C., 8, Allen, 6, and Sarah, 1.  Thomas is a laborer and was born in KY.

In the 1860 census of Sulphur Springs Twp, Morgan Co., IL, Thomas, 38, is living with wife Julia A., 24.  He is a farmer with $200 worth of personal property.

It is unknown why Thomas did not have his children from Matilda living with him in 1860.  His son Allen was still in DeWitt County living with the Batteson Family and Henry was living with Gideon Smallwood,

In the 1880 census of Creek Twp, DeWitt Co., IL, Thomas, 57, is living with wife Julia, 44, and children Jane, 16, John, 13, and Deborah, 10.  His profession is wood chopper (pg120).

In the 1900 census of Creek Twp, DeWitt Co., IL, Thomas, 79 (b. Aug 1820), is living with wife Julia A., 63 (b. July 1836), and grandson Virvin, 21 (b. Jan 1888).  Julia is the mother of 8 children, 7 living.  They have been married 40 years.  Thomas could neither read nor write.  He rented his farm. (pg150)

According to son Henry's biographical sketch, Thomas was married three times, but records have been bound only for two.

From 9 sep 1902 edition of Decatur Herald: "The funeral of Thos. Spainhour, aged 83 year, who died at his home near Lane, on Saturday was held Sunday at 3 p.m.
 Marriage 1All Events and Facts on Marriage 1
ID: F601
Spouse: Willis, Matilda
Marriage: 25 APR 1842  De Witt Co., IL  
Sex: F
Birth: 1823  IL  
Death: BEF 1859    
No. Sibling Sex Birth Death
 Henry Carl SpainhourHenry Carl Spainhour has 15 children.
M26 FEB 1844 AFT 25 FEB 1907 
 Allen Black SpainhourAllen Black Spainhour has 7 children.
M1845 19 APR 1923 
 Sarah A. SpainhourSarah A. Spainhour has 4 children.
F1849 24 FEB 1902 3483 
 James F. Spainhour
M1851 23 NOV 1892 1789 
 Marriage 2Pictures on Marriage 2All Events and Facts on Marriage 2
ID: F705
Spouse: Pullam, Julia Ann Elizabeth
Marriage: 29 DEC 1859  5034 Morgan Co., IL  
Sex: F
Birth: JUL 1836    
Death: 08 JUN 1905  3478 DeWitt Co., IL  
No. Sibling Sex Birth Death
 Jane Spainhour
 John SpainhourJohn Spainhour has 8 children.
MMAY 1867   
 Deborah Emeline SpainhourDeborah Emeline Spainhour has 3 children.

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