William Thomas born about 1802 Ohio or Virginia.Married Louisa Cole on 9 Sept.1834,in Franklin Co.Ohio.Louisa Cole born about 1810 in Ohio.William and Louisa Thomas moved to Pike Co.ILL.about 1844.They are listed in the 1850 census in Pike Co.ILL; Hadley township.William and Louisa Thomas later moved to Adams Co.ILL;Richfield township.They are listed in the 1860 and 1870 census for Adams Co.ILL;Richfield township.William and Louisa are my brick wall,as far as when and where they died and where the are buried.I have done cemetery look ups but no luck. Here is a list of William Thomas and Louisa Cole's children with some notes. (1)Elizabeth Thomas born abt.1835 died ? Married Pulaski W.Bowman 21 July 1858 in Adams Co.ILL. (2) John Thomas born 30 July 1837 Columbus,Franklin Co.Ohio.Married Lucinda Chandler on 22 March 1860 in Adams Co.ILL.Lucinda died in 1866.He married Harriet M.Chandler (sisters)on 10 Aug 1868 in Adams Co.ILL.Civil War,enlisted (Union) Third Missouri Cavalry Co.K.He moved to Franklin Co.Kansas about 1873.John Thomas died 16 July 1913 at the National Military Home-Leavenworth.Kansas.Buried at Leavenworth National Cemetery,Kansas. (3)Jacob Thomas born abt 1839 in Ohio.Died ? Married Sarah E.Welty on 5 Oct 1865 in Adams Co.ILL.Civil War,Union enlisted 50th Illinois Infantry Co.D.Filed for his pension while living in Kansas.I sent off for his pension records at the National Archives.But was told that the VA had them and I needed to get them to release the files. (4)Susanna Thomas born abt.1840 in Ohio,Died ? (5)William Dunnigan Thomas (this is my 2nd great grandfather) born 13 Sept.1841 Columbus,Ohio.Died 21 Sept.1912 near Galena,Marshall Co.Mississippi.Buried at Mt.Moriah Cemetery,Laws Hill,Marshall Co.Ms.Married Happy Haseltine Perkins on 4 Jan 1866.Civil War (Union) enlisted Third Missouri Cavalry Co.K.Moved to Marshall Co.MS about 1869 or 1870. (6)Nancy Thomas born abt.1844 Died ? (7)Martha Matilda Thomas born 28 May 1845 in Pike Co.ILL.Died 25 March 1927 in Beverly township,Adams Co.ILL;Buried in Kingston Cemetery,Adams Co.ILL.Married Samuel Gallaher on 16 Feb 1862 in Adams Co.ILL. (8)Seth Thomas born March 1848 in Pike Co.ILL.Died 27 June 1929 in Kinderhook,Pike Co.ILL.Buried in Kinderhook Cemetery.Civil War (Union) enlisted 50th Illinois Infantry Co.D. (9)Jeporth(Japheth) Jeremiah Thomas born 12 June 1852 in Pike or Adams Co.ILL.Died on 28 March 1931 in Altus,Jackson Co.Oklahoma.Moved to Marshall or Desoto Co.MS about 1870,might have moved down with his brother William.Married Elizabeth Nancy Perkins on 28 July 1870 in Marshall Co.MS. (10)Phylander Thomas born June 1853 in Pike or Adams Co.ILL.Died 18 March 1933 in Kinderhook,Pike Co.ILL.Buried in Kinderhook Cemetery.Married Julia Etta Pulliam on 18 March 1873 in Pike Co.ILL. (11)Albert Thomas born abt.1856.I think he died sometime before 1870.I have him on the 1860 census but is not in the Thomas house hold in the 1870 census.