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Thomas J. FLEMING, Jr.

Thomas J. FLEMING, Jr.

Male 1838 - 1913  (75 years)

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  • Name Thomas J. FLEMING 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 16 Apr 1838  Taylor Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Birth date given in 1900 Census as Apr 1837. But date on headstone is 1838, which also conforms to age 75 given in obituary and death record.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military From Aug 1862 to 1865  [4, 5, 6
    Pvt, Co A, 14th W.Va. Inf, Civil War (POW, 10 months) 
    • Held as POW at Andersonville Prison for seven months, and at Libby Prison for three months. Obituary indicates that his unit was Co H, 14th W.Va. Inf, but military records show that it was Co A, 14th W.Va. Inf. Captured at the same time was his cousin Harvey Smith, who had stayed behind to aid his wounded comrade.
    Census 1870  Southwest District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Freemans Creek District, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation laborer  [7
    Residence SINCE Abt 1905  Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 5 May 1913  Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 9
    Buried Fleming Cemetery, Arnolds Creek, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I44347  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2013 

    Father Zachariah CONSTABLE 
    Mother Elizabeth FLEMING,   b. CA 1804, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Sep 1830  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35796  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia M. ARCHBOLD,   b. 17 May 1846, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1922, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [7
    Married 31 Jan 1861  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Mary E. FLEMING,   b. CA 1862
    +2. Harvey J. FLEMING,   b. 1 Nov 1865, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Apr 1910  (Age 44 years)
    +3. Susannah Frances FLEMING,   b. 7 Dec 1867,   d. 15 Nov 1952  (Age 84 years)
     4. Louisa J. FLEMING,   b. Apr 1870
     5. James E. FLEMING
     6. Samuel Festus FLEMING,   b. 6 Apr 1874, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1963, Jefferson Co, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     7. Emily F. FLEMING,   b. 19 Apr 1880,   d. 6 May 1880, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Benjamin FLEMING,   b. 7 May 1881, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1881, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F17938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - SINCE Abt 1905 - Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 May 1913 - Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fleming Cemetery, Arnolds Creek, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Fleming Cemetery, Arnolds Creek, Doddridge Co, WV
    Fleming Cemetery, Arnolds Creek, Doddridge Co, WV

    Documents
    44347_FLEMING_ThomasJ_1838-1913_Obit.jpg
    44347_FLEMING_ThomasJ_1838-1913_Obit.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    2. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    3. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    4. [S2619] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    5. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    6. [S14] Obituary.

    7. [S967] 1870 Census, Doddridge County, WV (South West Twp).

    8. [S1752] Obituary - At home.

    9. [S1849] Wood County Death Records, Parkersburg, WV.

    10. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 134 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11790716&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Thos. J. Fleming, 22, b. Taylor Co, res. Doddridge Co, son of Elizabeth Fleming; and Lidia M. Archbold, 14, b. & res. in Doddridge Co, dau of Saml (sic) & (blank). Married Jan 31 1861 in Doddridge County. Ceremony performed by James Martin. (Note: Lydia Archbold Fleming's father is identified in her death record as John Archbold, apparently a clerical error. Samuel Archbold's second marriage was to Elizabeth Fleming Constable, mother of Thomas J. Fleming. Thomas and Lydia were thus step-siblings.)