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Thomas Family Homestead


Description
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Thomas family homestead (farm) was located at Mount Pleasant, ON. People in the picture are James Madison "Matt" Thomas (1844-1908) and his wife (seated) Martha Thomas, nee Secord (1843-1924). The woman standing is one of their seven daughters, Orpha May Thomas (1875-1942). The crop is believed to be watermelons, which were the tending chore for one of their other daughters Edythe Gertrude Thomas (1884-1969), who was the grandmother of Ross Dobson, who provided this photo and identification.
Notes:
Contributed by Ross Dobson. This article originally appeared on the County of Brant wiki at ourbrant.wikia.com. It has been included in this collection for ease of research.
Date of Publication:
1875
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Thomas
Local identifier:
2011RD001
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.0773817217586 Longitude: -80.3132800952149
Donor:
Ross Dobson
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Thomas Family Homestead


Thomas family homestead (farm) was located at Mount Pleasant, ON. People in the picture are James Madison "Matt" Thomas (1844-1908) and his wife (seated) Martha Thomas, nee Secord (1843-1924). The woman standing is one of their seven daughters, Orpha May Thomas (1875-1942). The crop is believed to be watermelons, which were the tending chore for one of their other daughters Edythe Gertrude Thomas (1884-1969), who was the grandmother of Ross Dobson, who provided this photo and identification.