James Alban / Margaret Thomas
Please help.I am looking for the descendant families of this couple.Any and all help would be most appreciated.
Following is the obituary for Margaret Thomas Alban, paper and date unknown, transcribed verbatim.The paper is more than likely from Jackson County, Ohio and the date would be approximately June or July of 1908.
By the Rev. David Thomas
After an illness of some time, but not considered serious until very near the end, passed away quietly at her home in Oak Hill last Wednesday morning about half past ten oclock, at the age of 56 years 9 months and 2 daysShe was the daughter of John and Ann Thomas and the third of a family of eight children, five sisters and three brothers and the sixth of them to pass out of life, two only remaining.She was born near Tyn Rhos September 10, 1851.She was united in marriage to Mr. James Alban Oct 14, 1880.Two sons were born to them, namely, John Alban of Jackson, and William Thomas at home.About 25 years of age married life of nearly 28 years was spent at Oak Hill.She united with the church at Tyn Rhos when about 14 years of age and in coming to Oak Hill about 25 years ago transferred her membership to the Congregational church of this place, where she remained a faithful member to the end.She leaves to mourn the loss of a kind and tenderhearted wife and mother, a husband, two sons, one brother and one sister with a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral was conducted on Tuesday, 10 a. m.Services at the house and at the church.Revs Samuel Griffiths, David Thomas, Roland Jones, John Evans and G C Evans taking part.David Jenkins in charge.
A very large number of people were present.Among those from a distances we saw Mrs Elizabeth Thomas, Mrs Jas E Davis, Thurman, R 1."
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