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John Thames, Sr.[1]

Male Abt 1785 - 1865


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  Abt 1785  Cumberland Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Jan 1865  Jemison, Chilton Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID  I57  TTFA
    Last Modified  14 Oct 2007 

    Father  Thomas Thames,   b. Abt 1765, Bladen Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1827, probably Twiggs Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary,   d. Bef 13 Apr 1805, prob. Cumberland Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Bef 1792 
    Family ID  F98  Group Sheet

    Family  Rutha Banks Cobb,   b. 19 Dec 1804, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1885, Jemison, Shelby Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Dec 1820  Shelby Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    >1. Telitha Jane Thames,   b. 19 Nov 1826, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jul 1900, Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Thomas A. Thames,   b. 18 Sep 1828, Calera, Shelby Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jun 1905, Clinton Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Bethana Thames,   b. 20 Apr 1830,   d. 10 Mar 1910
    >4. Sarah A. Thames,   b. 1833, Jemison, Shelby Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1907, Oklahoma? Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Betzora Kizziah Thames,   b. 15 May 1831,   d. 18 Jan 1896
     6. James Woodall Thames,   b. 1837,   d. 1917
     7. Samantha Catherine Thames,   b. 23 Dec 1838,   d. 13 Mar
     8. Levi M. Thames,   b. 15 Mar 1848,   d. 8 Jan 1893
    Last Modified  7 Apr 2011 
    Family ID  F28  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Thames - Sarah A. 'Saly' Thames and husband Robert Elbert Avary
    Thames - Sarah A. "Saly" Thames and husband Robert Elbert Avary
    Thames - Robert Elbert and Sarah A. 'Saly' Thames Avary, Sr. family
    Thames - Robert Elbert and Sarah A. "Saly" Thames Avary, Sr. family
    Three married children are not pictured. Standing L to R: Martha Ann Avary Bonom Kernell (b. 1865), Rev. Samuel Miles Avery (He changed the spelling of his name) (b. 1853), Marguerite Pairlee Avary Cox Griffin (b.1864), Telula Ann Estelle "Lula" Avary Black (b. 1862). Three boys in the middle tallest to shortest: Jesse Thames Avary (b. 1869), Robert Elbert Avary, Jr. (b.1872), and Thomas Leeander Avary (b.1873). Seated: Robert Elbert Avary, Sr. (b.1827) with Bell Zora Avary (b.1871) and Sarah A. "Saly" Thames Avary (b.1833) with baby, Leona Gemina (or could be Jemima) Avary (b.1875). The spellings of these names were given in a letter from Lula to her great granddaughter, Myrta Ann Overby, in her own hand which was pretty shaky at age 93. The three children not pictures were: William Lee Avary (b.1852) m. A. Susannah Fowler; Mary Johanna Inez Avary (b.1858) m. Tolley Jennings; and Louisa Jane Avary (b.1860) m. Mr. Turner.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Lineage - Martin Thames, Jr., Martin L. Thames, Jr., (2003).

    2. [S34] Lineage - JoAnn P. Pecenka, JoAnn Plowman Pecenka, (2004).