Thay Dewitt Homan Sr.

M, #523, b. 25 December 1881
     Thay was the agent at the Strasburg, Missouri railroad depot at the time of his daughter's wedding on October 18, 1926.

     Thay Dewitt Homan Sr. was born on 25 December 1881 in Missouri, USA.1,2
     Thay Dewitt Homan Sr. married Cora Lee Bell.
     The start of World War I caused the United States to institute a draft registration. As the war continued to drag on, they instituted their third and final draft registration. This added men who were between the ages of 18 and 21, and 31 to 45 years of age. It included younger men than the previous registrations, those who were born between September 12, 1897 and September 12, 1900; and added an older group of men, born between September 12, 1873 and September 12, 1888. Thay Dewitt Homan Sr. filled out a draft card on 12 September 1918 in Strasburg, Cass County, Missouri, USA. He was employed as an agent and telegrapher at Missouri Pacific Railroad Company. He was described as medium height and medium build, with brown eyes and grey hair. Cora Lee Bell was listed as his nearest relative.1




     The following item appeared in New Haven Leader, New Haven, Franklin County, Missouri, USA, on 25 October 1956
Berger News

     Mr and Mrs Floyd B Herrell of here and Mr and Mrs Wm Herrell and son Mike of Gaaconade motored to Houstonia. Mo., Sunday where they spent the day with their relatlves. Mr and Mrs Thay Homann.3

Last Edited=8 June 2009

Child of Thay Dewitt Homan Sr. and Cora Lee Bell


  1. [S332] "Homan (#523), Thay -- WWI Draft Registration";; unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration."
  2. [S466] Florence Herrell (#127), Death file no. 23070 (1933-Jul-04),, Missouri State Archives, 600 W. Main, PO Box 1747, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA, at . Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate.
  3. [S1501] Floyd Herrell (#70) Berger News, New Haven Leader, New Haven, Missouri, October 25, 1956, page 4, column 1, on May 15, 2020 (Document Source Number: 00070-1956-10-25-01) . Hereinafter cited as New Haven Leader.
  4. [S78] William Herrell (#128), "Bill Herrell's Genealogy Records (copy)" (New Haven, Missouri). Supplied by Mike Herrell - 1991 . Hereinafter cited as "Bill Herrell Records."

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