Thomas J. Chenoweth

2 May 1839–7 March 1920 (Age 80)
Arkansas, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Thomas J.

When Thomas J. Chenoweth was born on 2 May 1839, in Arkansas, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States, his father, John W Chenoweth, was 31 and his mother, Frances Jackson Randall, was 27. He married Elizabeth Paxton in 1861, in United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 7 March 1920, in Whitewright, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Whitewright, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas J. Chenoweth
1839–1920
Elizabeth Paxton
1849–1930
Marriage: 1861
Francis " Frankie" P. Chenoweth
1871–1950
Emma Jane Chenoweth
1873–1971
Lula Mae Chenoweth
1874–1960
Allie Chenoweth
1876–1878
Pauline " Lena" Chenoweth
1878–1960
John Chenoweth
1880–1881
Sarah "Minnie" Chenoweth
1882–1970
Fannie E. Chenoweth
1885–
Tommie Chenoweth
1886–1973
Andrew J Paxton
1887–1887
George Chenoweth
1887–1887

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1861
United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1807–1874Male

    Frances Jackson Randall

    Female1811–1894Female

siblings

(9)

    Maria Rebecca Chenoweth

    Female1832–1847Female

    Lucinda Frances Chenoweth

    Female1837–1906Female

    Male1839–1920Male

    James F Chenoweth

    Male1840–Male

    Female1841–1915Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 5

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 22

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Name Meaning

Cornish: topographic name from the elements chy ‘house’ + noweth ‘new’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas J Chenoweth, "United States Census, 1910"
  • T J Chenoweth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thos J Chenoweth, "United States Census, 1880"

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