I realize that this was posted a decade ago, but I was just wondering if you found any more info on him. I found these to be useful:
1870 Census of Thos: https://www.familysearch.org/search/recordDetails/show?uri=https://api.familysearch.org/records/pal:/MM9.1.r/MHPG-24C/p_358722800
1850 Census with Lovelace: https://www.familysearch.org/search/recordDetails/show?uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fpal%3A%2FMM9.1.r%2FMWKB-D7C%2Fp_193071920
I would love to know more about this person. I am also stuck wondering who his parents were. Sounds like you found a lot more info about him than I did. Where did you get your sources?
Wife was Elizabeth, but I do not know her maiden name. My great great grandfather William was their son. My grandmother was born in Fannin County, (Bonham) as was my dad. Descendants moved around the DFW area. I was born in Denton, about 68 miles away from Bonham (Fannin Co.)