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Re: tomes of sullivan county,ind.
Posted by: Judy Byars Date: December 30, 2000 at 02:29:30
In Reply to: tomes of sullivan county,ind. by jeannine hamilton tomes of 539

Jeannine,

Some of following data might be of help with your search.

Index to Marriage Record Sullivan County, Indiana 1850-1920, Inclusive

Benjamin M. Tombs to Sarah Norton, 8 July 1893 (Bk.10,Pg.93). This marriage is listed twice, once under Tombs, and also under Tomes. Sames marriage date.

Viole Tombs to William Henry Moore, 22 Jan 1913 (15,167).

Hugh B. Tomes to Ina M. Godfrey, 18 May 1920 (17,19).

Roy Tomes to Helen Grable, 2 March 1920 (16,567).

Index to Birth Record Sullivan County, Indiana 1882-1920, Inclusive

Roy M. Tombs, m/w, born 15 Feb 1898
Father: Benjamin M., Mother: Sarah L. Norton
(Bk.4,Pg.56)

Tomis, Unnamed, m/w, born 8 Jan 1911
Father: Benjamin, Mother: Sarah L. Norton
(H-19,13)

Marriage Applications Sullivan County, Indiana 1880-1920

Tombs, Viola, f/w, born 2 March 1895
Father: Thomas, Mother: Sarah Norton
(Bk.9,Pg.209)

Tomes, Hugh B., m/w, born 12 Jan 1899
Father: Benjamin, Mother: Sarah Norton
(16-203)

Tomes, Roy, m/w, born 16 Feb 1897
Father: Thomas, Mother: Sarah Norton

Marriage Transcripts Sullivan County, Indiana 1880-1920

Sarah Norton, w/f, age 21, married 8 July 1893. Father: Rheuben, Mother: ?? Ayers.
(Bk.R-2,Pg.24). Checked various spellings of Tombs/Tomes, but could not find a transcript for Benjamin.

1880 Census Curry Township, Sullivan County, Indiana
257/262

Norton, Reuben 30 w/m Famer In Il In
Norton, Elizabeth 35 w/f Wife Il Pa Il
Norton, F. Margaret 12 w/f dau In In Il
Norton, A. William 9 w/m son In In Il
Norton, L. Sarah 8 w/f dau In In Il
Norton, G. Jesse 4 w/f dau In In Il
Norton, E. Frederic 2 w/m son In In Il
Norton, L. James 3 mon w/m son In In Il

Marriage Transcripts Sullivan County, Indiana 1880-1920 shows:

Jessie G. Norton, w/f, m. 8 July 1896 (R-3,22)
Father: Reuben, Mother: Elizabeth Akers

Albert Norton, age 25, m. 30 June 1895 (R-3,9)
Father: Reuben, Mother: E. Myers

Index to Marriage Record Sullivan County, Indiana 1850-1930 shows:

Jessie G. Norton married William Buckley
Albert Norton married Flora Robins

James L. Norton to Bertha Wilden, 18 Jan 1903 (12-204).

Checked 5 volumes of Cemetery Records Sullivan County, Indiana. Vol.1, Pg.100
Little Flock Cemetery Hamilton Township find

Tomes, Amelia A. 1881-1947
Tomes, Hugh B., 12 Jan 1900 to 26 Nov 1959.

I don't find any Tomes/Tombs or various spellings of the name listed in census records 1850-1880 in Sullivan County,Indiana. However, the 1860 Indiana statewide census which I have on CD Rom shows

Walker Township, Rush County, Indiana
Census Pg. 547, Family #156, Dwelling # 156

Tombs, Joseph 45 w/m Farmer 6000/1000 Ind
Tombs, Mary 43 w/f Ohio
Tombs, John 21 w/m Ind
Tombs, James 19 w/m Ind
Tombs, George 17 w/m Ind
Tombs, Lucinda 11 w/f Ind
Tombs, Mary N. 6 w/f Ind
Tombs, Harriet 2 w/f Ind
Tombs, Rachel 75 w/f Pa

There are also Toombs listed on the 1860 Census in the Indiana counties of: Jefferson, Scott, Floyd, Warrick and Marion.

Might find your Benjamin on the 1870 Census in one of the above counties.

Judy






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