Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Thomes Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: THOMES (THOMBS<THOMS<TOMBS) in Maine
Posted by: William Taylor Thomes, Jr. Date: February 11, 2001 at 09:58:32
In Reply to: THOMES (THOMBS<THOMS<TOMBS) in Maine by Krista of 49

My great grandfather named Edward Calderwood Thomes originally from Portland Maine. Understand there were at least three brothers in the barrell staving business in Portland. Married Della Shaw (John Shaw from Peak's Island)who was in the fishing industry. Edward & Della had one child - Edward Marshall Thomes who grew up in Portland - graduating from the Un of Maine with an Engineering degree.

Edward M. moved to southern Missouri after graduating from college in 1906 with an Army Corps of Engineers job in Mississippi.

Lost track of the "Maine" family heritage when Edward C. & Della moved to be with their son (Edward M. Thomes)in the early 1920's.

Edward M. married Attie Byrd McGee. My father, William Sr, was born in 1912 in Poplar Bluff Mo and is recently deceased.

I was born in 1945 and have a son Scott Taylor Thomes of Crested Butte, CO.

We have a bound family album of pictures (20 or thirty full 8x10's) with a Portland photographer address (no names with the pictures). We also have a few of the Shaw's home on Peak's Island.

Exact dates of Edward Calderward and Edward M. is available if this "fits" with your search.


Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/thomes/messages/13.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network