Thomas Corwin Mays

Brief Life History of Thomas Corwin

When Thomas Corwin Mays was born in 1839, in Sandy Township, Stark, Ohio, United States, his father, Andrew Mays, was 41 and his mother, Rebecca Anne Ryan, was 39. He married Emma B Mallory on 19 June 1867, in Crawford, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Auburn, Union Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1861. His occupation is listed as editor of democrat in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States. He died on 14 November 1907, in Hot Springs, Fall River, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Hot Springs, Fall River, South Dakota, United States.

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Thomas Corwin Mays
Emma B Mallory
Marriage: 19 June 1867
Harding Mays
Correna Mays

Sources (17)

  • Thos C Mage in household of Andrew Mage, "United States Census, 1850"
  • T.C. Mays, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Corwin Mays - Government record: Medical record: military-service: 9 October 1861; Alliance, Stark, Ohio, United States

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Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Mayes .

German: variant of Mais .

Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Thomas . In North America, this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Maijs.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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