Second Generation

5. Elias Sanford2 Thomas (John Meredith1) was born in Keosauqua, Van Buren Co, IA March 11, 1874. Elias died November 27, 1959 in Smith Center, Smith Co, KS, at 85 years of age. Buried at Rairview Cemetery, Smith Center, Kansas

He married Hannah Minnie Godown in Keosauqua, Van Buren Co, IA, December 7, 1898. Hannah was born Pittsburg, Van Buren Co, IA September 18, 1880. born near Leando, Iowa Hannah(5303) was the daughter of Thomas Wilson Godown and Mary Elizabeth Lenegar.

Hannah died March 24, 1977 in Yakima, Yakima Co, WA, at 96 years of age. She is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Smith Co, KS

Elias Sanford Thomas and Hannah Minnie Godown had the following children:

child 9 i. William Jennings3 Thomas(5304) was born in Birmingham, Van Buren Co, IA November 7, 1900. Bill died March 15, 1987 in Smith Center, Smith Co, KS, at 86 years of age. He married Julia Violet McShane in Smith Center, Smith Co, KS, October 18, 1922. Julia was born September 10, 1904. (Additional notes for Julia Violet McShane(5305)) Julia died July 1987 in Smith Center, Smith Co, KS, at 82 years of age.

child 10 ii. Nina Viola Thomas(5306) was born in Stiles, Davis Co, IA January 26, 1903. Nina died August 28, 1994 in Yakima, Yakima Co, WA, at 91 years of age. Buried at West Hills Memorial Park She married George Harrison Clemans in Smith Center, Smith Co, KS, June 8, 1921.

George was born in Tyner, Smith Co., KS June 4, 1899. George(5307) was the son of John Grant Clemans and Alice Mae Campbell. George died November 10, 1973 in Yakima, Yakima Co, WA, at 74 years of age. (See George Harrison Clemans for the continuation of this line.)

child 11 iii. Neva Elizabeth Thomas(5308) was born in Keosauqua, Van Buren Co, IA April 16, 1905. Neva died May 1, 1994 in Anaheim, Orange Co, CA, at 89 years of age. She married three times. She married Robert William Thomason in Phillipsburg, Phillips Co, KS, October 15, 1928. Robert was born in Kansas 1906. (Additional notes for Robert William Thomason(5309)) Robert died March 21, 1943 in Burbank, La, California, at 36 years of age. (See Robert William Thomason for the continuation of this line.) She married Calvin Clyde Russell in Las Vegas, Clark Co, NV, December 21, 1948. Calvin was born about 1900. (Additional notes for Calvin Clyde Russell(5310))

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