Susan Thames1

Female, #43333, (circa 1837 - )
Father*Rev. Jesse T. Thames (6 Oct 1810 - 25 Nov 1872)
Mother*Mary Ann E. Broughton (8 May 1810 - 14 Oct 1883)
Birth*circa 1837 Susan was born at Monroe Co., Alabama, circa 1837.2,3 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Sarah and Susan was probably a free white female, under five years old, in Rev. Jesse T. Thames's household, on the 1840 Census at Monroe Co., Alabama.4 
Relocation1844 She was an accompanying familiy member in the relocation of Rev. Jesse T. Thames in 1844 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.3 
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.5 
Marriage*say 1854 She married Riley Findley say 1854. Children of John and Susan Thames Findley, all born in AL per 1870 census, included: John Findley, b abt. 1855; Riley Findley, b abt. 1857; Stephen Findley, b abt. 1860; Jesse E. Findley, b abt. 1862 and Mary E. Findley, b abt. 1866.6 
Married Namesay 1854  As of say 1854, her married name was Findley. 
Photographedsay 1885 She appeared as a sister in a family photograph say 1885 at Conecuh Co., Alabama,
Six of the twelve children of Rev. Jesse T. and Mary A. E. Broughton Thames: The sisters pictured are Susan Thames, Lucy Thames and Nancy Thames, in unknown order

The brothers pictured are, left to right: Charlie R. Thames, Nathaniel Thames (great-grandfather of Mary Hollis who provided both of the photographs), and Cornelius Thames (great-great-grandfather of Culpepper Connections' publisher, Warren Culpepper.)7


Cornelius Alexander Thames & siblings

Family

Riley Findley (say 1834 - )
Marriage*say 1854 She married Riley Findley say 1854. Children of John and Susan Thames Findley, all born in AL per 1870 census, included: John Findley, b abt. 1855; Riley Findley, b abt. 1857; Stephen Findley, b abt. 1860; Jesse E. Findley, b abt. 1862 and Mary E. Findley, b abt. 1866.6 
ChartsWLC / Thomas Thames: Descendant Chart
Last Edited26 Jan 2006

Citations

  1. E-mail to Warren L. Culpepper from Lee Y. Ponder (Thames researcher), 5611 Cypress Circle, Tallahassee, FL 32303, e-mail address.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
  3. Hub Broughton e-mail, 2 Aug 2002.
  4. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Unk Twp, Monroe Co., AL, page 228: "1M-4, 2M5-9, 2M20-29, 2F0-4, 1F10-14, 1F20-29."
  5. 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.
  6. E-mail written 2004-2008 to Warren Culpepper from Becky Thames-Simmons, http://www.theywentthatway.com/genealogy/index.php, e-mail address.
  7. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Former publisher of Culpepper Connections, e-mail address.
    from Mary Hollis, great granddaughter of Nathaniel Thames.