Looking for the ancestry of Thomas Deloach, whose family eventually settled in Illinois, Kentucky and Michigan. Thomas is found in Wilson County, Tennessee census records for 1840 and 1850. By 1860, he and his family had migrated to Williamson County, Illinois, where he worked as a blacksmith. His wife's maiden name may have been either Flowers or Wilkenson.
1840 Census, Unknown Township, Wilson County, Tennessee, Page 210
Thomas Diloach is listed alone, being 20 and under 30 and working in manufacture and trade.
1850 Census, Civil District 2, Wilson County, Tennessee, Page 323B
Thomas Delouch, age 36, working as a farmer is listed with his wife Lydia A., age 29, and his children: Mary A., age 8, female, John W., age 5, male, and Frances, age 2, female. All are listed as being born in Tennessee.
Other records in Wilson County with the Deloach surname include the following:
1806 - the inventory of the estate of Samuel Deloach was taken by the executor, Solomon Deloach.
1814 - Solomon Deloach married Rachal Searcy.
1816 - Rachel Deloach married John Flowers.
1820 - Jerusha Deloch is listed on the census with 1 male 26 and under 45, 1 female under 10, 1 female 16 and under 26, and 1 female 26 and under 45. Listed next to Jerusha is Shadrack Ingram who married into the Deloach family.
If anyone can shed any light on Thomas, his wife, or his ancestors, it would be greatly appreciated.