Thomas Elms

17 December 1823–about June 1859 (Age 35)
Locust Grove, Independence, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Elms was born on 17 December 1823, in Locust Grove, Independence, Arkansas, United States, his father, Thomas Harvey Elms, was 55 and his mother, Rosanna Hadden, was 38. He married Lucinda O'Neal on 20 July 1843. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died about June 1859, in Independence, Washington, Texas, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Texas, Washington, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Elms
1823–1859
Lucinda O'Neal
1821–1860
Marriage: 20 July 1843
David Meek Elms
1846–1927
Nancy Elms
1848–1886
Mary Jane Elms
1852–1875
Hadden Elms
1852–1939
Emaline Elms
1858–1942
Mary Elizabeth Elms
1860–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 July 1843
Independence,Arkansas
children

(6)

    David Meek Elms

    Male1846–1927Male

    Female1848–1886Female

    Mary Jane Elms

    Female1852–1875Female

    Male1852–1939Male

    Female1858–1942Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Harvey Elms

    Male1768–1839Male

    Female1785–1860Female

siblings

(11)

    Margaret Elms

    Female1809–1848Female

    Male1811–Male

    David Meek Elms

    Male1813–1877Male

    Hadden Finley Elms

    Male1815–1885Male

    Elizabeth Elms

    Female1817–1870Female

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 13

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Elm .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thos Elms in entry for David M Elms, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Thomas Elms, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Thomas Elms, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"

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