It seems that Joshua Thrasher has somewhat become a myterious fellow. My husband is a 2nd greatgrandson & I have little on Joshua, Here's what I have:
Birth:Between 1810-1812 -- SC or TN
Death:BEF 1900 --
Spouse: Margaret Smith
BIBB CO. 1840 AL Census
Also listed are John & Joseph Thrasher, are these brothers?
no Margaret listed
Birth:JAN 1839 -- Bibb Co, AL
Death:BEF 1920 -- Bibb Co, AL
Spouse: Jackson Tatum & Joshua Thrasher
Parents:John Smith, Jane Polock
Margaret Smith;Marriage to Jackson Tatum:Feb 02 1859; source;BIBB COUNTY, AL MARRIAGES 1820 - 1862
(Jackson Tatum was killed in battle in TN Aug. 1862.)
Joshua Thrasher;Marriage to Margaret Smith Tatum on 04 Dec 1864 in Bibb Co. AL
1870 Bibb County, Alabama
THRASHER, Joshua, 58, m, w, Farmer, --/500, TN
Margaret, 34, f, w, Keeping house, AL( this census list her as 31)
Lisebeth, 16, f, w, AL?
Tandy, 11, m, w, AL
James, 9, m, w, AL
Jacob, 5, m, w, AL( child of Margaret & Joshua)
Kingdom Beat, Bibb Co., AL -Scottsville PO
P. C. Beard, Enumerator
The Kingdom Beat is very faint and exceptionally hard to decipher.
Any other info would be most welcome; anything to solve the mystery of Joshua Thrasher and his wives. Why so many wives?