|Mr. Hiram Thomas, father of Mr. Warren Thomas, was born in Genesee County, New York, April 1, 1810, and died April 1, 1894. Mr. W. Thomas' mother, Lucy Pratt, was born in Vermont April 14, 1818, and died May 6, 1851. W.A. Thomas was born January 22, 1839, in Stony Run, Oakland County, Michigan. In 1844 his parents moved to Flushing, Genesee County. In 1849 they moved to Bridge Port Center, Saginaw County, Michigan, remaining there ten years. In 1859 he came to Wisner Township, Tuscola County, and followed general farming. He enlisted in Company K, Twenty-ninth Infantry Volunteers, September 18, 1864, and served until September 6, 1865, and then returned to his farm. Married Emma Goodenow, August 29, 1870. She was born April 23, 1858, in Mundy Township, Genesee County, Michigan. They have three children, Jay A., born May 15, 1871; Nellie May, born March 10, 1874; Cecil Emma, born January 3, 1894.|
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From Platbook of Tuscola County, Michigan 1902, page 72. Submitted by Sherrye Woodworth Nov 2000.