Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Marriage License: Lewis Thomas and Phebe (Gant) Thomas

This marraige license was Exhibit A in the 1921 Prince William County chancery case between Lewis Thomas and his wife, Phebe (Gant) Thomas. 

In his deposition, Lewis Thomas of "Water-Fall, Prince William County" notes that he is employed in the Sewer Department in Washington, DC, was married on March 6, 1897 in the city of Washington, DC, and that there are four children born of his marriage to Mrs. Thomas:  "Lewis, 22 years, William C. 20 years, Dorothy 17 years, and Bernice 10 years.  The children are "self supporting now, except the youngest and she is with her mother." 

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