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Henry THOMAS
Ms. __?__
Sarah ARMSTRONG
Husband:  Henry THOMAS
Birth:  1806/7, OH
Occupation:  merchant
Father:  born in NY
Mother:  born in MA
Marriage-1:
Wife-1:  Ms. __?__

Could Henry's first wife have been a daughter of this couple?
Father:  Nathan MAJORS / MAGERS (1793-1888)
Mother:  Keziah BARCUS (1795-    )
They had two daughters, one of whom was old enough to be Byron's mother:  Mary Ann MAJORS, b. 1823, OH

Marriage-2:  21 Apr 1851, Marion Co., OH
Wife-2:  Sarah ARMSTRONG
Birth:  1820/1, OH
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Joshua ARMSTRONG
Mother:  Phoebe STERNS
Child with Wife-1:
1.  Byron THOMAS, b. ca. 1842, OH
Children with Sarah ARMSTRONG:
-
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio

Sources:

1a.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Henry THOMAS
Spouse: Sarah ARMSTRONG
Marriage: 21 Apr 1851, Marion, Ohio
Source: Marriage Records, 1824-1964. Ohio. Probate Court (Marion County)
Nathan MAGERS / MAJORS
Spouse: Keziah BARCUS
Marriage: 09 Jul 1820, Knox, Ohio
Source: patron submissions

1b.  Allen L. Potts.  Marion County, Ohio, Probate Court Marriage Records, Vols. I-XII, 1824-1902 (online at Heritage Pursuit):
Thomas, Henry McHenry, Elizabeth 4/18/1844 JP Elisha Brown
Thomas, Henry Armstrong, Sarah 4/21/1851 Samuel F. Monroe
Might Henry have had a third wife, one he married between his first wife and Sarah Armstrong?

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find Henry or Sarah (she's not with her parents).  There is a Byron THOMAS (æ 7, b. OH) living in Mount Vernon, Knox Co., OH (p. 207A), with Nathan MAJERS/MAJORS (æ 55, b. MD) and his wife, Kesiah (æ 55, b. MD) could they be Byron's maternal grandparents?

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #53-54 of 77):  Marion P.O., Village of Marion, Marion Co., OH, Roll M653_1006, pp. 425A-425B, PN 125-126, 920/919, enumerated 17 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Henry Thomas 52 M   Merchant 2500 3000 Ohio
Sarah    " 39 F         Do
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Byron Thomas 18 M   Clerk     Ohio
Mary A. Fisher 16 F   Milliner     Do
Jennie McGuire 16 F   Do     Do
Clarinda Kempt 21 F   Do     Do

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #69 of 89):  Marion P.O., Village of Marion, Marion Co., OH, Roll M693_1240, p. 103B, PN 44, 343/349, enumerated 2 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Thomas Henry H 62 M W Post M Clerk     Ohio
______ Sarah 48 F W Keeping House 1200 159 do

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #27 of 35):  Marion (Wards 2 and 3), Marion Co., OH, Roll T9_1046, p. 214C, PN 27, SD 5, ED 100, 273/280, enumerated 16 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 11 13 24 25 26
273 280 Thomas Henry W M 73     /   Millinery & Notions OH NY MA
       "   Sarah W F 58 Wife   /   "          " MA MA MA
    Armstrong P W F 84 M-in-law     / Milliner OH OH OH
    Straub Mary W F 24 Boarder /     " OH Ger Ger
    Armstrong Nora W F 18 Niece /     " OH PA PA
    Selander M W F 22 Servant /     Servant OH Ger PA
The enumerator got it backwards:  Sarah was born in OH and Phoebe was born in MA.

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, at least not in Marion Co., OH.

8.  Teri Johnson.  Descendants of Peter Majors, Sr. (online at familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users).

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