Charles Richard Thames1

Male, #43342, (20 Apr 1851 - 22 Apr 1928)
Father*Rev. Jesse T. Thames (6 Oct 1810 - 25 Nov 1872)
Mother*Mary Ann E. Broughton (8 May 1810 - 14 Oct 1883)
DNA* Charles has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Thomas Thames of Bladen Co., NC, born circa 1705/10.2 
Name Variation He was also known as Charlie. 
Birth*20 Apr 1851 Charles was born at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama, on 20 Apr 1851.3,4,5 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Mary, Martha, Nancy, Jesse, Margaret, Charles and Lucy was listed as a household member living with Rev. Jesse T. Thames in the 1860 Census at Evergreen, Conecuh Co., Alabama.6 
Marriage*21 Feb 1871 He married Mary M. Kelly (?) at Conecuh Co., Alabama, on 21 Feb 1871 at age 19.7 
Death of Father25 Nov 1872 His father Rev. Jesse T. Thames died on 25 Nov 1872 at Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi.8 
Birth of Son26 Aug 1877 His son William Jackson Thames was born on 26 Aug 1877.9 
Death of Mother14 Oct 1883 His mother Mary Ann E. Broughton died on 14 Oct 1883 at Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi.10 
Photographedsay 1885 He appeared as a brother 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.)11


Cornelius Alexander Thames & siblings
Birth of Son7 Jan 1885 His son Charles Cleveland Thames was born on 7 Jan 1885.9 
Birth of Son14 Oct 1887 His son Thomas Edward Thames was born on 14 Oct 1887.9 
Birth of Son11 Aug 1892 His son Archie Weaver Thames was born on 11 Aug 1892 at Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi.9 
Birth of Son4 Nov 1894 His son Alfred Quine Thames was born on 4 Nov 1894 at Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi.12 
Death of Son12 Nov 1898 His son Alfred Quine Thames died on 12 Nov 1898 at Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi.12 
Death*22 Apr 1928 He died at Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi, on 22 Apr 1928 at age 77.5 
Burial*after 22 Apr 1928 His body was interred after 22 Apr 1928 at Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Buckatunna, Wayne Co., Mississippi.5 

Family

Mary M. Kelly (?) (17 Jun 1853 - 19 Feb 1934)
Marriage*21 Feb 1871 He married Mary M. Kelly (?) at Conecuh Co., Alabama, on 21 Feb 1871 at age 19.7 
Children
ChartsWLC / Thomas Thames: Descendant Chart
Last Edited2 Nov 2010

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2004-2008 to Warren Culpepper from Becky Thames-Simmons, http://www.theywentthatway.com/genealogy/index.php, e-mail address.
    Regarding the middle name for Charles R. Thames, son of Rev. Jesse and Mary Broughton, some family members said it was Roscoe, others said Richard. From his son Willie Jackson Thames WW-I draft registration, where he spells Charlie's middle name in full, his middle name was Richard.
  2. Paul & Cheryl & Becky Thames, compiler, FTDNA Thames Project Results, Family Tree DNA, 2010.
    http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Thames-Timms-TimsDNAProject/default.aspx?section=results
  3. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
  4. E-mail written 2001 to Warren L. Culpepper from Mary Hollis.
    21 Apr 2002.
  5. Jean Strickland & Patricia N. Edwards, Records of Wayne County, Mississippi: Cemetery Records, Moss Point, MS: Strickland & Edwards, 1987.
    "Charlie R. Thames, 20 Apr 1851 - 22 Apr 1928."
  6. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Evergreen, Conecuh Co., AL, pg 34, Hse 257, fam 329. From Lee Ponder: "Jesse Thames, 49, M, Farmer, RE=1000, PE=875, SC; Mary, 50, F, SC; Martha, 19, F, AL; Nancy, 16, F, AL; Jesse, 13, M, AL; Margaret, 11, F, AL; Charles, 9, M, AL; Lucy, 6, F, AL; Charlie Hall, 22, M, Farm Laborer, AL; Samel Landrum, 25, M, Teacher at school, SC."
  7. 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, Thames, Page 61.
  8. 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.
  9. E-mail written 2001 to Warren L. Culpepper from Mary Hollis.
    21 Apr 2002. Majority of info in e-mail originally provided in 1970 by Lillie Guy (Mrs. Archie Weaver) Thames, who made her home with her deceased husbands parents, Charlie and Mary Kelly Thames.
  10. 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.
  11. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Former publisher of Culpepper Connections, e-mail address.
    from Mary Hollis, great granddaughter of Nathaniel Thames.
  12. Jean Strickland & Patricia N. Edwards, Records of Wayne County, Mississippi: Cemetery Records, Moss Point, MS: Strickland & Edwards, 1987.
    "Quinnie, son of C. R. & Mary M. Thames, 4 Nov 1894 - 12 Nov 1898."