Steven Wiggins Thames1

Male, #43326, (1833 - 2 Nov 1892)
Father*Rev. Jesse T. Thames (6 Oct 1810 - 25 Nov 1872)
Mother*Mary Ann E. Broughton (8 May 1810 - 14 Oct 1883)
Birth*1833 Steven was born at Monroe Co., Alabama, in 1833.2 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Steven and Cornelius was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10,in Rev. Jesse T. Thames's household, on the 1840 Census at Monroe Co., Alabama.3 
Relocation1844 He was an accompanying familiy member in the relocation of Rev. Jesse T. Thames in 1844 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Mary, Cornelius, Steven, Nathaniel, Susan, Sarah, Martha, Jesse, Margaret and Nancy was listed as a household member living with Rev. Jesse T. Thames on the 1850 Census at Conecuh Co., Alabama.4 
Marriage*13 Jan 1854 He married Margie Ann (?) on 13 Jan 1854.5 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     CSA AL 33rd Inf Co A. Captured at Missionary Ridge, TN, 1863; Rock Island, IL prison 1863, exchange 1865. 
Birth of Son1872 His son S. M. Thames was born in 1872 at Mississippi.6 
Death of Father25 Nov 1872 His father Rev. Jesse T. Thames died on 25 Nov 1872 at Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi.7 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Steven was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Wayne Co., Mississippi.8 
Death of Mother14 Oct 1883 His mother Mary Ann E. Broughton died on 14 Oct 1883 at Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi.9 
Death*2 Nov 1892 He died on 2 Nov 1892
(Killed when a corn crib fell on him at his plantation, accroding to Josephine Bass.) 


Margie Ann (?) (say 1833 - )
Marriage*13 Jan 1854 He married Margie Ann (?) on 13 Jan 1854.5 
ChartsWLC / Thomas Thames: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008


  1. E-mail to Warren L. Culpepper from Lee Y. Ponder (Thames researcher), 5611 Cypress Circle, Tallahassee, FL 32303, e-mail address.
  2. Hub Broughton e-mail, 2 Aug 2002.
  3. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Unk Twp, Monroe Co., AL, page 228: "1M-4, 2M5-9, 2M20-29, 2F0-4, 1F10-14, 1F20-29."
  4. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Unk Twp, Conecuh Co., AL, page 382 from Lee Ponder: Jesse Thames, 40, M, NC; Mary A. E. 40, F, SC; Cornelius 19, M, AL; Stephen, 13, M, AL; Nathaniel, 15, M, AL; Susan, 13, F, AL; Sarah, 12, F, AL; Martha A., 9, F, AL; Nancy, 6, F, AL; Jesse C, 3, M, AL; Margaret, 2, F, AL.
  5. Family Adventures, compiler, Early Alabama Marriages (36 vols.), Shreveport, Louisiana: J & W Ent., 1991, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.1 V2e.
    Grooms - T - Page 62.
  6. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Dis 1, Beat 1, Wayne Co., MS, page page 296B, based on LDS CD transcription.
  7. Christian Index Obits, 1822-1879, 19 Dec 1987, pg 200, Col 1: Thames, Jesse, 63 yrs, b 10-6-1810, h. of Mary A E Boughton, d 11-24-1872, Wayne Co., MS.
  8. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Dis 1, Beat 1, Wayne Co., MS, page page 296B, based on LDS CD transcription
    S.W. Thames, Self, M, Md, 47, AL/AR/AR
    M.A. Thames, Wife, F, Md, 44, GA/NC/NC
    Ora Thames, Dau, F, S, 25, GA/AL/GA
    S. M. Thames, Son, M, S, 8, MS/AL/AL
    M. L. McKay, Dau, F, Wd, 19, MS/AL/GA
    Minnie L. McKay, GDau, F, S, 3, MS/MS/MS.
  9. Jean Strickland & Patricia N. Edwards, Records of Wayne County, Mississippi: Cemetery Records, Moss Point, MS: Strickland & Edwards, 1987.
    "Mary A. E. Broughton Thames May 1810 - 14 Aug 1882 [sic]" Year of death actually appears as 1883 on her tombstone.