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|Like her mom, for whom she was named, Susan was given a lot of names. It
is said her name was:
Susan Becky Gensie Sally Adaline Rebecca Jane Mintz.
She was the 11th and last child of Charles and Susan. And like her parents she lived a long time: 99 years.
Susan was born 6th Sept 1881 in Jacksonville, Calhoun County, Ala. Susan passed away on 1st Dec 1980.
She married Johnnie Walker Thomas on Christmas day 1898.
Johnnie W. Thomas was born 6 Aug 1875. He was a famer. The couple owned about 100 acres in Reeds, Ala. on which they raised cotton and cattle.
They are buried at the Shiloh Cemetery in Crystal Springs, Ala.
The couple had 11 children.
|Children of Susan and Johnnie Thomas
William Louie, (20 May 1901 - 1954)
Willie Oscar, (16 Sept 1903 - )
Ester Eula, (13 May 1905 - 27 Mar 1982 ) Ester survived the train/car collision.
Gladys Elizabeth, (19 April 1907 - )
Ferris Thomas, (18 June 1909 - 14 Sept 1911) contracted the croup. At rest in Shiloh cemetery.
Unnamed infant, (24 Aug 1912) At rest in Shiloh cemetery
Clarence Russell, (19 Dec 1916 - 31 July 1921) Killed in a train/car collision). At rest in Shiloh cemetery.
Johnnie Roscoe, (27 Oct 1917- )
Walton Lamar, (16 Sept 1921 - )
Frances Virginia, (30 Oct 1923 - )
Unnamed infant daughter (27 Aug 1926) buried in Shiloh Cemetery.