THOMAS  GENEALOGY 1836 - 1839

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10/22/2011

THOMAS 1840 - 1849

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1837 TERRITORY OF HUDSON BAY COMPANY

Richard Thomas of Red River Settlement

Married December 24, 1837 Grand Rapids in Territory Hudson Bay Company, Prince Ruperts Land as recorded St. Andrews Anglican, Church Red River to a Eleanor Thomas of the Red River Settlement.  see 1828.

1837 SWAMPY VILLAGE, RED RIVER, NORTH WEST TERRITORIES

Alexander Thomas (1) Indian (ID # 4547) born 1815 Red River

Married Marie Stevenson Indian born 1845 Red River, (See Genealogy First Metis Nation) children

Married: Alexander married October 31, 1838 Indian Settlement and recorded St. Andrews Church, Red River a Mary Stevenson (1) of the Indian Settlement, they are both living Indian Settlement, Red River.

Alexander Thomas (2) born 1823, baptized, November 27, 1837, a Metis, at Swampy Village, Red River, North West Territories.

Married:  Alexander married 1837 Red River  Betsy Elizabeth Cummings born 1826 Pembina daughter Donald Cummings and Mary Glarris at Red River.

In 1861 Alexander is listed as a tripman.

Married: Alexander Thomas Married 1866 to Marie Stevenson (2) alias Stevens born 1845 daughter Jacques (John) Stevenson.  In 1841 family is living at Cree Indian Settlement Red River.

THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN CLAIMED Alexander AS FATHER:

Alexander Thomas (4) born 1838 died 1839 (February 1840?) listed as non Hudson Bay Company Territory, Indian Settlement, Red River.

Amelia Thomas is baptized January 24, 1841 St. Peters, Red River, living Indian Settlement, Red River and married December 16, 1858 St. Peters, Red River a James Bearb-1838 son William Bear b-1810.  Metis script claimed at Prince Albert May 9, 1887 and claimed Mary Stevens (1) as mother, C-11877 #1741.  Could be two Amelia's.
unknown female child born about 1845 must have died.  Likely Isabele Harriett Thomas born 1845 died March 13, 1868 St Paul's, Red River.

Juliet Thomas born Cree Indian Settlement, baptized, October 17, 1847, St. Peters Church, Red River daughter Mary and living Indian Settlement, Red River married February 7, 1867 St. Peters, Red River Thomas Spence  born 1832 son John Spence.

Victoria Thomas baptised March 17, 1850 St. Peters Anglican Church, Red River, later claims born 1852 and claims Alexander Thomas as her father married February 14, 1868 St. Andrews a Charles Sinclair born 1847 son William Sinclair.  Mother not recorded at this time but baptism states mother as Mary.

Jane Thomas baptised April 27, 1852 St. Peters Anglican Church, Red River daughter Mary.

Betsy Thomas baptised July 30, 1854 St. Peters Anglican Church, Red River, daughter Mary.

Arthur Thomas baptised November 21, 1864 St. Peters Anglican Church son Mary.

Charles Thomas born December 31, 1867 son Alexander and an Indian Woman source C-11878 #5135 Metis script listing.
 
 Alexander Thomas (1) Indian (ID # 4547) born 1815 Red River married October 31, 1838 Indian Settlement as recorded St Andrew Church, Red River Mary Stevenson (1) of the Indian Settlement born 1845 Red River, (See Genealogy First Metis Nation claims Marie Stevenson (2) This must be in error as she is Mary Stevenson (1).  The following children (1) are as listed in 1870 census.  * See 1844.  1843 census lists 1F-15 living Swampy Village.

Margaret Thomas (1) born about 1843 Cree Indian Settlement and baptized, June 8, 1845, St. Peters Anglican Church, Red River.

Jane Mary Thomas (1) born, November 7, 1853, baptized, December 4, 1853, Red River, North West Territories daughter Edward Thomas (based on marriage record) married February 24, 1870 St. Andrews Church, Red River to a William Harper born 1849 (ID # 1795) Red River.

a second marriage 1873, to a Thomas Oram and/or (Thomas Crain) born England.   Metis script claim C-11878 #130 and recorded her mother as Victoria.  Genealogy First Metis Nation suggests she belongs to Alexander (1) but this does not agree with church records.  She is not listed as living with Victoria in 1870 census.

(A second metis script claim in 1901 at Prince Albert records Mary Stephens as her mother likely another Jane daughter Alexander (1) or (2).  She also claims to be the daughter Richard Thomas.  Triplicate land claims or there are three women with the same name, Alexander as a father and different mothers?)

* Betsy Thomas (1) born 1854 baptised St. Andrews Anglican Church January 20, 1855 Red River, North West Territories daughter Victoria.

* Albert Thomas (1) born 1856 baptized August 3, 1856 St. Peters Church, Red River, North West Territories, and probably died young.

* John Henry Thomas (1) born 1858 baptized August 28, 1859, St. Peters Anglican Church, Red River, North West Territories.  Metis script issued February 1, 1879.

* Nancy Thomas (1) born 1860 baptized, December 29, 1861, St. Peters, Red River, North West Territories married Hines Gotch.

Rodine (Rodirick) Thomas (1) born 1867 baptised February 7, 1869 St. Peters Church, Red River, North West Territories.

1838 RED RIVER

Thomas Thomas

Married Frances, living Indian Settlement Red River

ONE CHILD IS RECORDED:

Hainy (Haney) Thomas baptised 1839 St. John Anglican Church, Red River, daughter Frances.

1838 RED RIVER

Nancy Thomas born 1838 married April 12, 1860 St. Peters, Red River Jacob Bear born 1839 a Swampy Cree, witness Alexander Thomas.  Also see 1820.

1838 RED RIVER

John Thomas (1)(ID # 4887) born 1815 North West married Jane Cree born 1818, living Indian Settlement.  Possible father John Thomas (2)

John Thomas (2)(ID # 4895) born 1839 likely the son John Thomas (1) married October 31, 1838 Indian Settlement, St. Andrews Church, Red River Mary Stevenson born 1846, of Indian settlements, Red River, source Genealogy First Metis Nation and Church records.

John Thomas see 1840

1838

census listed John Thomas (1) native not married

1840

census listed John Thomas (2) 1M-16

census listed John Thomas (1) not married

1843

census listed John Thomas (2) 2M-16, living Swampy Village.

census listed John Thomas (1) 1M-16, living Swampy Village.

Some of the children likely belong to John Thomas (2)?

        NINE CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

William Thomas baptised September 18, 1839 St. John, Red River, son Jane, living Indian Settlement, Red River; married January 21, 1864 St. Peter, Red River Elizabeth Spence born 1841 daughter John Spence, .

Margarite Thomas baptised May 4, 1841 St. Peter, Red River, daughter Jane, living Indian Settlement.
Philip Thomas (ID # 4891) Indian born 1841 Red River baptised April 17, 1842 St. Peter, Red River son Langlis? (Marriage records say son John Thomas a carpenter) married January 24, 1861 St. Peter, Red River Sophia Cadotte metis born 1842 Red River daughter (Crishad Cadot)  Michel Cadotte (ID # 619) born 1811 Red River and Nancy Cochrane born 1820.

Jacob Thomas born 1839 baptised St Peter, Red River August 1842 and died March 24, 1857 St. Peter, Red River son Langlis?.

William Thomas baptised April 14, 1844 St. Peter, Red River, living Indian Settlement.

Jane Thomas baptised August 3, 1845 St. Peter, Red River.

Joseph Thomas (ID # 4890? Indian lists birth as 1848 Red River, married about 1868 Charlotte Sydney Indian born 1848 St. Peter, Red River, source Genealogy First Metis Nation) however Joseph is baptised June 30, 1846 St. Peter, Red River.

Likely two different Joseph's?

Matilda Thomas born 1846 baptised October 31, 1847 St. Peter, Red River, living Indian Settlement daughter (ID # 4887) married Isaac Asham born 1845 (ID # 128).

Charles Thomas baptised October 29, 1848 St. Peter, Red River.

1838 RED RIVER

Thomas Thomas (3) a settler

Married Mary, living Indian Settlement, Red River.

        ONE CHILD IS RECORDED:

Alexander Kennedy Thomas baptised August 28, 1839 St. John, Red River.

1838 ST. ROCHE, QUEBEC

Louis Thomas, the Iroquois born 1838 St. Roche, Quebec moved to Red River 1870, died April 28, 1876 near Sugar Point, Manitoba, source Manitoba newspaper.  It is noteworthy to remember the Iroquois settled in Alberta near Edmonton in 1780

1839 RED RIVER

Isaac Thomas baptised May 3, 1840 son Thomas Thomas (ID # 4900)? and Jane Indian.

1839 RED RIVER

Thomas Thomas ( ) married Jane Cree, family living Indian Settlement Red River.

        FOUR CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

Jane Thomas baptised April 5, 1840 St. Peters, Red River

Margaret Thomas baptised July 10, 1842 St. Peters, Red River, living Indian Settlement.

Henry Thomas baptised March 23, 1845 St. Peters, Red River, living Indian Settlement.

Catherine Thomas baptised November 4, 1847 St. Peters, Red River, living Indian Settlement.

1839 RED RIVER

Thomas Thomas ( )

Married Jane, living Indian Settlement, Red River.

        ONE CHILD IS RECORDED:

Ioaac Thomas baptised April 5, 1840 St. John, Red River

1839 NORTH WEST

Charles Thomas metis (ID # 4669) born 1820 North West, his family arrived Red River 1826 and he stayed until 1833 when he joined Hudson Bay Company for 41 years.  July 1870 he is at Norway House and returned to Red River in 1874.  Script application July 24, 1875 living St. Andrews, Lisgar County.  HBC records lists employment 1832 labourer to 1851 interpreter.

Married 2nd marriage Mary Bauvier (Bowaier) a metis born 1817, North West who died July 8, 1873

        SEVEN CHILDREN ARE RECORDED:

Charles Thomas (ID # 4420) born 1839 married Catherine Clouston born 1847 daughter William Clouston (ID # 904) born 1823 Orkney and Catherine Campbell metis born 1815 North West daughter Colin Campbell (Id # 658) born 1790 and Elizabeth McGillivray Metis born 1801, likely daughter (II)-William McGillivray (1764-1825) and Susan Cree..source Genealogy First Metis Nation.

Anabella Thomas, married before 1875.

Catherine Thomas, born 1845 married July 16, 1863 St. Andrews a Jerimah Cooper born 1842, son Thomas Cooper born 1810 and Catherine Thomas born 1813 witness is Nancy Thomas born 1838.

Mary Thomas, married before 1875.

Eleanor (Helena) Thomas, born 1838 Red River married before 1875 Donald McLean born 1838 Europe (ID # 3646.

Richard Thomas born February 17, 1858 North West, son Charles and Mary.

Henry Thomas

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