Malinda Estes and William B. Thomas Genealogy

Descendants of Malinda Estes

Submitted by:  David Thomas

Please direct your questions to Dave

First Generation

Malinda  Estes, b. Mar 2, 1812, TN; d. AR;
                                                daughter of   Gallant Estes,   b. Abt. 1759 in So. Carolina; d. Jan 26, 1814, AL;  m. 1802, Greenville Co., SC
                                                Margaret "Peggy" BARNHILL, b. 1773, Bucks Co., PA; d. May 18, 1860, Yellville, MCAR
                                    d/o Alexander Barnhill and Unknown.
 +William B. THOMAS, m. TN
        Children of Malinda and William:
            1.  William J. Thomas, b. 1836, TN
            2.  Henry J. Thomas, b. 1838, TN
            3.  Margaret Thomas, b. 1840, TN
            4.  Rachel Thomas, b. 1843, TN
            5.  Andrew M. Thomas, b. 1845, TN
            6.  James E. Thomas, b. 1847, TN
            7.  David Jackson Thomas, b. Mar 1, 1850

Second Generation

David Jackson Thomas, b. Mar 1, 1850, Marshall, Searcy Co., AR, d. Jul 10, 1923,  Halfway, Baker Co., OR; m. Feb 22, 1874 , AR
                                                 bu.  11 Jul 1923, Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, BakerCo., OR
+Pernina Elizabeth HENSLEY, b. Mar 17, 1852, TN; d. Nov 16, 1948, Halfway, Baker Co., OR;
                                                 bu.  19 Nov 1948, Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, BakerCo., OR

Notes:   David Jackson Thomas Was a brick layer and farmer, He spent his youth around Marshall, AR.    After his marriage they crossed the plains by wagon in 1876 to Western Oregon and built the smoke stacks on several mining mills in Wolf Creek and Albany, Oregon.  In 1882 he moved to Potlatch, Idaho and in Mar 1883 went back to Marshall AR and farmed till 1897 when he came west to Halfway , Baker Co., Oregon where he stayed till 1917 when he moved to Chandler, AZ.  He returned to Pine Valley in 1922 with cancer of the bowels and died in 1923.
Notes:  Information taken from family bible in the possession of Noal A. Thomas, death certificatein the possession of David N. Thomas.
Pernina Elizabeth HENSLEY was a housewife, the obituary reads"Her youth was spent in Tennessee, married David Thomas in 1874.  The young couple crossed the plains by team in 1876 to Oregon.  After seven years in the west they trekked back to Arkansas but in 1897 they again came to Oregon where they settled in Pine Valley to remain "permanently" She died of chronic myocarditites and on 19 Nov 1948 was buried in Pine Haven Cemetery at Halfway, Oregon.

        Children of David and Pernina:
            1.  Benjamin Taylor Thomas, b. Jan 19, 1875, St Joe, Searcy, AR;  d. Apr 14, 1922
            2Dora Dulcina Thomas, b. Jul 2, 1877, Wolf Creek, Josephine Co., OR; d. July 29, 1972, Praire City, Grant Co. , OR
                    +William George Washington GRAY, m. Mar 21, 1896 Little Rock, Pulaski Co. , AR
            3.  James Thomas, Feb 13, 1879, OR;  d. Oct 14, 1887
            4Arthur Thomas, b. Nov 17, 1880, Albany, Linn Co., OR; d. Sep 30, 1972, Baker, Baker Co., OR
                    +Mary Alabama Neel, m. Apr 7, 1912, Halfway, Baker Co., OR
            5William Alfred Thomas, b. Sep 17, 1882, Potlatch, Latah Co., ID; d. Nov 23, 1958, Weiser, Washington Co., ID
                    +Francis Era Buchanan, m. Mar 13, 1907, Halfway, Baker Co., OR
            6Carey Lavada Thomas, b. Sep 21, 1884, b. Sept 21, 1884, Marshall, Searcy, AR; d. Feb 20, 1983, Baker, Baker Co., OR
            7Malinda Emily Thomas, b. Dec 21, 1886, b. Dec 21, 1886, Marshall, Searcy Co., AR; d. Apr 17, 1963, Halfway, Baker Co., OR
            8Leander Joshua Thomas, b. Jan 27, 1889, b. Jan 27, 1889, Marshall, Searcy Co., AR; d. Jul 25, 1964, Encinitas, San Diego Co., CA
            9Lillie Belle Thomas, b. July 25, 1891, b. Jul 25, 1891, Marshall, Searcy Co., AR; d. Dec 1, 1971, Pasco, Franklin Co., WA
          10Lula Abbiegail Thomas, b. Sep 19, 1893, b. Sep 19, 1893, Marshall, Searcy Co., AR; d. Apr 8, 1963, Watsonville, Santa Clara Co., CA

Third Generation

2. Dora Dulcina Thomas, b. Jul 2, 1877, Wolf Creek, Josephine Co., OR;  d. Jul 29, 1972, Praire City, GrantCo., OR
                                                 2 Aug 1972 , bu.  Pine Haven Cemetery at Halfway, OR
     +William George Washington GRAY, b. Mar 10, 1868, Little Rock, Pulaski Co., AR;  d. Jan 8, 1942; bu. Pine Haven Cemetery, 
                                                Halfway, Baker Co., OR
        Children of Dora and William are:
            1.  Minerva A. Gray, b. 1897;  d. 1945; bu. Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, Baker Co., OR
            2.  Zetta E. Gray, b. 1899, Carson, Union Co., OR;  d. Apr 19, 1982, bu. Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, Baker Co., OR .
                    + Lawson M. WHITLEY,  b. Jan 6, 1890; d. Sep 19, 1967; bu. Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, Baker, OR
            3.  Georgia A. Gray, b. Jul 31, 1903, Halfway, Baker Co., OR;  d. Oct 18, 1994, Baker, OR;  bu. Oct 22, 1994, 
                                                Pine Haven Cem., Halfway, OR
                    +Arleigh TUREMAN, b. Jul 3, 1926, Weiser, Washington, ID;  d. 1992
            4.  Mary Arizona Gray  [private]
            5.  Harriet Gray, b. 1912;  d. 1943;  bu. Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, Baker, OR.
4. Arthur Thomas,  b Nov 17, 1880, Albany, Linn Co., OR; d. Sepr 30, 1972,  Baker, Baker Co., OR;  m. Apr 7, 1912, Baker, OR
                                                 bu. 3 Oct 1972, Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, Baker Co., OR
    +Mary Alabama "Allie" NEEL, b. Jan 20, 1896;  Marshall, Searcy Co., AR; d. Apr 1, 1948, Lovelock, Pershing Co. , NV;
                                                 bu. Apr 5,  1948, Big Meadow Cem., Lovelock, Pershing Co., NV;  d/o William and Mary [HODGES] NEEL
        Children of Arthur and Arthur and Mary are:
            1.  Etta Aurelia Thomas, b. Feb 4, 1913, Halfway, Baker Co., OR; d. Aug 14, 1988, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT
                                                bu. Mountain View Cem., Reno, Wahoe Co., NV
                +(1) Roy Ray HIGGINS, b. Jul 7,  1910;  m. Aug 13, 1930, Weiser, Washington Co., ID;  d. Apr 4,  1944; 
                                                bu. Cambridge, Washington Co., ID
                +(2) Albert Darrell KRUCKOW, b. Mar 1, 1912m. Jan 5, 1948, Reno, Washoe Co. NV;  d. Dec 25, 1984; 
                                                bu. Dec 28  1984; Mountain View Cemetery, Reno, Washoe Co. NV
            2.  Frances Fernell Thomas   [private]
                +(1) Herman Lee YOUNG   [private]
                +(2) William Augustus  DEPOALI    [private]
            3.  Noal Arthur Thomas   [private]
                +Violet Annie MUGFORD, b. Mar 26, 1925;  d. Feb 19, 1994 Phoenix, Maracopa Co. AZ;  bu. Feb 23, 1994, 
                                                Prescott, Yavapai Co. AZ
            4.  Dale Laverne Thomas, b. Nov 5, 1923, Lovelock, Pershing Co. , NV;  d. Dec 10, 1980, Denver, Denver Co., CO;
                                                m. , Feb 5, 1950, Denver, Denver, CO;  bu. 15 Dec 1980, Fort Logan Natl. Cem., Denver, Denver Co., CO
                +Norma Lee WORSHAM   [private]
            5.  ERMA Lee Thomas   [private]
                +Delford Terrell SUMMERS  [private]
            6.  David Neil Thomas  [private]
                +Elizabeth Ann STRAUB, b. Nov 19, 1938;  d. May 12, 1995;  bu. May 17, 1995, Sunset Memorial Gardens, Richland, WA.
                                              Note:  Married at the Army Chapel at Camp Hanford, WA, by the Catholic Chaplin Rev. Condon.
5. William Alfred Thomas, b Sep 17, 1882 in Potlatch, Latah, Idaho; d. Nov 23, 1958, Weiser, Washington, ID
                                                m.  Mar 13, 1907 in Halfway, Baker, OR; bu.: Pine Haven Cem., Halfway, OR
    +Frances Era BUCHANAN, b. Oct 12, 1887;  d. Sep 13, 1957;  bu. Sep 18, 1957, Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, Baker Co., OR
        Child of William and Frances is:
            1.  Ella Thomas, b. Mar 6, 1908, Halfway, Baker, OR; d. Apr 3, 1991;  bu. Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, Baker Co., OR
                __?__ GRIGGS
6.  Carey Lavada Thomas, b. Sep 21, 1884, Marshall, Searcy, AR;  d. Feb 20, 1983, Baker, Baker, OR.  m. Jan 5, 1909, Halfway, Baker, OR.
                                                bu. Pine Haven Cem., Halfway, OR
    +Ella May BUCHANAN, b. Jul 19, 1889;  d. Jun 30, 1973;   bu. Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, Baker Co., OR
        Children of Carey and Ella are:
            1.  Robert William Thomas, b. Nov 13, 1909, Halfway, Baker, OR; d. Aug 23, 1985, Halfway, Baker, OR
                                                bu. Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, Baker, OR
                     +Marie BENNETT  [private]
            2.  John Vernon Thomas   [private]
                    +Arlene KOOPMAN   [private]
            3.  Derral Jackson Thomas, b. May 22, 1926, Halfway, Baker, OR; d. Apr 13, 1999, Baker, Baker, OR;  Cremated; 
                                                m. , Dec 31, 1951, Weiser, Washington, ID;
                    +Viviam Lathell COBLE, b. Aug 13, 1927 d. May 16, 1998;  Cremated  Jun 20, 1998, Pine Haven Cem., Halfway, OR
7.  Malinda Emily Thomas, b. Dec 21, 1886, Marshall, Searcy, AR;  d. Apr 17, 1963, Halfway, Baker, OR; m. Dec 22, 1914, OR
                                                bu. Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, Baker Co., Or
    +James Oliver McNUTT, b. 31 Mar 1908; d 27 Oct 1986, bu. Pine Haven Cemetery, Halfway, Baker Co., OR
        Child of Malinda and James is:
            1.  Lylah Elizabeth McNUTT  [private]
                    +Oliver Harold "Con" ROWAN
            2.  James Edwin McNUTT , b. 18 Nov 1918, Halfway, Baker, OR;  d. 6 Jan 1987, Halfway, Baker, OR. Cremated 
                    + Mildred Gennieve FERGUSON  [private]
8.  Leander Joshua Thomas, b. Jan 27, 1889,  Marshall, Searcy, AR;  d. Jul 25, 1964, Encinitas, San Diego, CA;  m. Nov 7, 1917 in 
                                                Chandler, Maricopa, AZ; bu Fort Roscrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego Co., CA
    +Lutie Elizabeth HENSLEY; b. 30 Nov 1897;  d. 30 Jun 1991, br 3 Jul 1991 Ft. Roscrans, San Diego, San Diego Co., CA
         Children of Leander and Lutie are:
            1.  Howard Alfred Thomas, b. Jan 03, 1921, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ; d. Feb 21, 1975, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ
                                                m. , Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ
                    +Electra G. LUTHER  [private]
            2.  Georgia Lee Thomas  [private]
                    +Theodore Edwards JAGGERS  [private]
            3.  Betty Joe Thomas, b. May 16, 1930, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ; d. Feb 22, 1993, Huntington Beach, Orange, CA;
                    +(1) Thomas Joseph,  [private]
                    +(2) Henry Arthur REUTER   [private]
            4.  Mary June Thomas  [private]
                    +Clifford Asa KIRKLAND   [private]
9.  Lillie Belle Thomas,  b. Jul 25, 1891, Marshall, Searcy, AR;  d. Dec 1, 1971, Pasco, Franklin, WA  m.  July 15, 1915; 
                                                bu. Eagle Valley Cemetery, Richland, Baker Co. OR
    +Ralph Randle SAUNDERS; b 31 Jul 1883, Farmington, Whitman Co. WA; d. 22 Jun 1958, Baker, Baker, OR. bu. Eagle Valley Cemetery, Richland, Baker Co., OR
        Child of Lillie and Ralph is:
            1.  Laura Florine Saunders  [private]
                    +  Jack Wayne STARCHER, b. 28 Sep 1910, Meridian, Ada Co., ID; d. 11 Oct 1975, Walla Walla, Walla Walla, WA
                    +  Joseph Mathew Hall,   [private]

10.  Lula Abbiegail Thomas, b. Sep 19, 1893, Marshall, Searcy, AR; d. Apr 8, 1963, Watsonville, Santa Clara, CA. m.  Nov 23, 1921.
    + Charles FAIN
        Children of Lula and Charles are:
            1.  Thelma Fain
            2.  Helen Fain

Notes:  d/o = daughter of
MCAR = Marion Co., AR

Endnotes

1850 Census, Bear Breek, Searcy Co., AR.
1870 census for Searcy County, AR
Family Bible, now in the possession of Noal A. Thomas of Prescott, AZ
Certificate in the possession of David N. Thomas,  Richland, WA
1910 Census, Pine, Baker, OR.  Headstone.
Personal knowledge, relatives and obituary.
Birthdate from 1910 census, Pine, Baker, OR.  Knowledge of Florine Saunders.
Headstone.
Noal A. Thomas and Headstone.