Thomas Addison Belcher
- Born: 26 Apr 1844, Franklin Co., VA
- Marriage: Mary J. Walker on 3 Feb 1870 in Franklin Co., VA
- Died: 14 May 1934, Franklin Co., VA at age 90
- Buried: T. A. Belcher Family Cemetery in Franklin Co., VA
The birth and death dates for Thomas and his wife, Mary, are taken from their tombstones in the family plot. The family plot includes their daughter, Maude, and her husband and children as well as their son, John S. Belcher and his wife, Lucy Emma.
See general notes on his father for 1870 census facts where Thomas is single and living with his widowed mother.
The 1880 Federal Census for Dickensons, Franklin Co., Virginia, District 196, page 254B, dated June 18, 1880 records Thomas A. (35) and Mary J. (30) Belcher with their son John H. S. Belcher (9).
The 1900 Federal Census for Dickinson, Franklin Co., Virginia, District 36, page 246B, dated June 11, 1900 records Thomas A. (April 1844) and Mary J. (April 1850) Belcher with their daughter Maude S. Belcher (Dec 1882). Thomas and Mary have been married for 33 years and have had 2 children of whom both are still living. Next door is Thomas' son and his family: John S. Belcher (Feb 1870) with his wife Emma S. Belcher (Oct 1879) and children Garrie P. (April 1897), Essie M. (April 1898), and James S. (Nov 1899). John and Emma have been married for 4 years and have had 3 children of whom all are still living.
The 1910 Federal Census for Union Hall, Franklin Co., Virginia, District 47, page 258B, dated May 4, 1910 records Thomas A. (66) and Mary J. (60) Belcher. Thomas and Mary have been married for 41 years and have had 2 children of whom both are still living. Next door is Thomas' son and his family: Johnnie S. Belcher (39) with his wife Lucy E. Belcher (30) and children Garry P. (13), Charlie H. (8), Emitt R. (5), Thomas L. (3), Maud E. (2), and Johnnie R. (1/12). John and Emma have been married for 14 years and have had 8 children of whom 6 are still living.
See general notes on his son for 1920 & 1910 census facts.
Thomas married Mary J. Walker on 3 Feb 1870 in Franklin Co., VA. (Mary J. Walker was born on 15 Jan 1850 in Virginia, died on 21 May 1928 in Franklin Co., VA and was buried in T. A. Belcher Family Cemetery in Franklin Co., VA.)
Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940
Name: Thomas A. Belcher
Marital Status: Single
Birth Date: 1845
Birth Place: Franklin, VA.
Marriage Date: 3 Feb 1870
Marriage Place: Franklin, Virginia
Father: Henry S. Belcher
Mother: Sallie R. Belcher
Spouse: Mary J. Walker
Father: Henry W. Walker
Mother: Mary Walker
Fhl Film Number: 31523