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Thomas Henry McLemore

Male 1874 - 1947  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Thomas Henry McLemore  [1, 2
    Born Oct 1874  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jun 1947  Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Fairlawn Cemetery, Beckham County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Lee Osborne writes that he has a "copy of a letter of my Great Grandfather Thomas Henry McLemore. He stated he did not know much about the family. He thought his great grandfather was from Highlands of Scotland. His grandfather was Young Lee McLemore and his Father was John Wesley McLemore."

      Penny Thorne notes that:

      BIOGRAPHY: Served in the Oklahoma State Legislature in 1915 and 1916. Wasa member of the Farmers Union and the Cotton and Broomcorn Growers Associations. Taken from The Carter Express Newspaper, August 12,1910: T.H.McLemore will make his opening campaign speech for the office of County Clerk of Beckham County on the street in Elk City Saturday, August 18, at 3 p.m.

      BIRTH: Was born in Texas in 1874, moved to Oklahoma in 1901.
    • (Research):

      Census Listings:

      1900 Census
      Texas, Somervell, JP 1, SD 4, ED 138 Sheet 5B
      Enumerated 26 Jun 1900
      McLemore, Tom H Hd W M Oct 1874 25 m3 Tx Tn Ga
      McLemore, Minnie Wf W F Jan 1880 20 M3 2/2 Tx Mo Tx
      McLemore, Delta Dtr W F Jun 1892 Tx Tx Tx [Born during prior marriage to ???]
      McLemore, Bessie DtrW F Dec 1898 Tx Tx Tx

      1910 Census
      Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk Twp
      Enumerated 18 May 1910
      SD 5 WS 6 Sheeet 13A
      McLemore, Thomas H Hd M W 36 m1/13 Tx NC US Farmer Truck Farmer
      McLemore, Minnie I Wf F W 30 m1/13 6/6 Tx Mo Tx
      McLemore, Elmer G Son M W 12 S Tx Tx Tx Laborere <--- Why not listed with the family at the 1900 census?
      McLemore, Bessie A Dtr F W 9 S Tx Tx Tx
      McLemore, Rudolph Son M W 8 S Ok Tx Tx
      McLemore, Eunice Dtr F W 5 S Ok Tx Tx
      McLemore, Wilber Son M W 8 S Ok Tx Tx

      1920 Census
      Oklahoma, Beckham County, Twp 11 and 12 N R 21 W
      Enumerated 7 and 8 January 1920
      SD 7 Ed 6 Sheet 2B
      46-46
      McLemore, Thomas H Hd M W 45 M Tx NC Ga Farmer
      McLemore, Minnie I Wf F W 39 M Tx Mo Tx
      McLemore, Rudolph Son M W 17 S Ok Tx Tx
      McLemore, Eunice A Dtr F W 15 S Ok Tx Tx
      McLemore, Allen D Son m W 8 S Ok Tx Tx
      McLemore, Minnie O Dtr F W 4 5/12 S Ok Tx Tx

      1930 Census
      Oklahoma, Beckham County, Elk Twp
      Enumerated 30 Apr 1930
      ED 5-12 SD 8 Sheet 16B
      342-342
      McLemore, Thom. H Head O W W 55 M 22 Tx Tenn Ga Farmer
      McLemore, Minnie Wf F W 50 M18 Tx Mo Tx
      McLemore, Olga Dtr F W 14 S Ok Tx Tx Farming
      McLemore, Aplin E Brother M W 51 S Tx Tenn Ga Laborer Gen Farm
    Person ID I35261  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2016 

    Father John Wesley McLemore,   b. 19 Mar 1844, Monroe County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Somervell County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Frances J. "Fannie" Stephens,   b. Abt 1848, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1867  Miller County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Penny Thorpe also shows them as the parents of Susan and Mary Ella McLemore.
    Family ID F11055  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minnie Ida Hudspeth,   b. 24 Jan 1880, Hood County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1969, Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1896  Erath County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Delmer Lee McLemore,   b. 29 Jun 1897, Paluxy, Hood County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Bessie Alice McLemore,   b. Dec 1898, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1950, Lane County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     3. Oleta McLemore,   b. Abt 1901, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Rudolph McLemore,   b. Abt 1902, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Eunice A. McLemore,   b. Abt 1905, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Wilber Franklin McLemore,   b. Abt 1907, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1967, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     7. Delbert Allen McLemore,   b. 30 Aug 1910, Beckham County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1987, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     8. Minnie Olga McLemore,   b. Abt 1915, Beckham County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2010 
    Family ID F11053  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Oct 1874 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Dec 1896 - Erath County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jun 1947 - Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fairlawn Cemetery, Beckham County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    McLemore, Thomas Henry ca 1947
    McLemore, Thomas Henry ca 1947
    Letter written by T. H. McLemore to his children in 1947 regarding his father, John Wesley McLemore, and his grandfather, Young Lee (Leander) McLemore

  • Sources 
    1. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Texas, Somervell, JP 1, SD 4, ED 138 Sheet 5B Enumerated 26 Jun 1900 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S754] Thorne, Penny (copperthorn@actionnet.net) "Penny D. (Ralph) Roth: My Family & It's Many Branches" Ver. 2007-02-01 ; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=:3229312.