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CHANUTE DAILY TRIBUNE, 8 April 1915
Obituary of LEWIS THOMAS
LEWIS THOMAS PASSES AWAY
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HE SETTLED IN NEOSHO COUNTY IN FALL OF 1869
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Civil War Veteran Nearly 80 Years Old Survived by Six Children and Widow Whom He Married Two Months Ago
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Lewis Thomas, a Kansas pioneer who came to Neosho county in the fall of 1869, died at 1:15 o'clock this morning at his home, 1420 South Central avenue. He had been sick for two weeks. Heart trouble was the cause of death. The funeral will be held from the home tomorrow afternoon, at 3 o'clock.

Mr. Thomas would have been 80 years old on May 29. He served in the Union army during the Civil War. His widow, to whom he was married two months ago, survives him. Four daughters: Mrs. Lula Edwards, Mrs. Belle Daughty, Mrs. Ella Quimby and Mrs. Scott Irwin, live in Chanute and another, Mrs. Anna Bernard, lives in Bernard, Kas. One son, William Thomas, lives in Chanute and other, Fred Thomas, lives in Dunlap, Kas. 
Transcribed and Contributed by Kenneth Thomas


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