can anyone connect with these families?.......... My g-gf was A.M./Abram/Abraham THOMAS b/about 1860 in Cambria Co., PA and living in Belmont Co., Ohio at the time of his marriage in 1885. This is.....As per his marriage licence to Lydia J.EBELING/EBERLING in 1885 Benwood, Marshall Co., WV. In the 1880 census of Braddock, Allegheny Co., PA I find on page 193C David 42 b/OH with parents b/Wales Mary __ b/PA Grace 21, (((ABRAM 19))),James 17, Annie 11, MargreLL 9, Smilda 7, all b/PA and Nathaniel 4 b/OH.
On Page 211C of the same census, I find ............ John HUGHES 45 b/PA parents b/Wales Maggie 39 b/PA parents b/Wales Lizzie 17 and Charls 12 With Elizabeth (mother) 78 b/Wales. The PLOT THICKENS.......... In 1888 in Benwood, Marshall Co., WV....... John Hughes of Allegheny Co., PA m/Rachel(HUTCHISON) EBELING (mother-in-law of my A.M./Abram/Abraham THOMAS. In military documents I find that this John Hughes b/October 1833, was 1st m/to Margaret THOMAS b/PA d/1883 Braddock,PA with children: Lizzie b/1868 and Charles b/1870 2nd wife was Lydia Woods of PA d/1887. Attempting to connect these families. Have not been able to prove that the Abram of the 1880 census is my Abram. With the possible relationship with Margaret w/o John Hughes. Any assistance appreciated Audrey