Searching for information on the family of William R. Thomas and wife Sarah. William was born c1846 in DeKalb County, TN. Sarah was born c1858 in Missouri. Seven known children were all born in Texas. Minnie, c1874. William, c1876. James Alvin, 1880. Deck Edgar, 1882. Robert, 1885. Era May, c1888. Arbie B., 1890. Arby married a Mr. Ealy and had a son John L. Ealy, born c1908. I have the census reports from 1880 on all but William and Minnie. In 1910 Sarah reported seven of her children were alive.