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Caleb SHAMBLEN
(Abt 1794-Aft 1870)
Matilda Dolly Ann SLAUGHTER
(Abt 1791-Aft 1870)
Nathan Henry WICKHAM
(1793-1877)
Jemima BASS
(1800-1880)
Frederick SHAMBLEN
(1826-1915)
Aseneth "Sena" WICKHAM
(1827-1855)
Thomas Jefferson SHAMBLEN
(1852-1930)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Anna Eliza MERRILL

Thomas Jefferson SHAMBLEN 1

  • Born: 6 Sep 1852, Berne, Monroe Co, OH 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Anna Eliza MERRILL on 25 Jan 1877 in Fountain Green, Hancock Co, Illinois
  • Died: 18 Oct 1930, Malvern, Mills Co, IA at age 78 2 3
  • Buried: 20 Oct 1930, Malvern Cem, Silver Creek Twp, Mills Co, IA 3 4
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bullet  General Notes:

1860 OH CENSUS, Noble Co, Enoch Twp: Thomas "Shamlin", 9, was living with the Nathan Wickham family (his deceased mother's parents).

HISTORY OF MILLS CO, IA, 1895: "Thomas married Anna Merrill and they raised 13 children in Mills and Fremont Counties."

1880 IA CENSUS, Mills Co, Lyons Twp: Thomas "Shambin", 28, farmer, b. OH, parents b. OH, cannot read/write; wife Anna, 20, b. MO, parents b. IN; son Roy, 2, b. IL, father b. OH, mother b. IN.

1900 IA CENSUS, Mills Co, Deer Creek Twp: Thomas Shamblen (Shambeau?), Sep 1852, 47, married 23 yrs, b. OH, parents b. OH, farmer; wife Anna E., May 1860, 40, married 23 yrs, 11 children, 11 living, b. MO, parents b. VA; son Frederick J., July 1883(?), 16(?), farm laborer; dau. Etta P., July 1885, 14; son Charles D., Sep 1886, 13; dau. Nellie J., Mar1888, 11; son Earl L., Dec 1889, 10; son Jessie M., Nov 1895, 4; son Jessie M., Nov. 1895, 4; dau. Velna Dona(?), July 1897, 2; dau. Anna E., May 1899, 1. All children were b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MO.

1905 IA STATE CENSUS, Fremont Co, Monroe Twp, Imogene P.O.: T. J. "Shamblin", Anna, Charles, Pearl, Nellie, Earl, Harold, Mildred, Anna, Harry.

1910 IA CENSUS, Fremont Co, Monroe Twp: Thomas J. Shamblen, 49, first marriage, married 30 yrs, b. OH, father b. unknown, mother b. IA, farmer, general farm; wife Edna(?), 49, first marriage, married 30 yrs, 13 children, 10(?) living, b. IL, parents birthplaces unknown; son Earl L., 21, farm laborer, working out; son Jessie M., 14, farm laborer, working out; dau. Verna, 12; dau. Anna E., 10; son Walter H., 5; son Lester L., 4. All children were b. IA, father was b. OH and mother b. IL.

1915 IA STATE CENSUS, Fremont Co, Monroe Twp, Imogene P.O.: Thos. J. "Shamblin", 62, married, 5th grade education, farmer, b. OH, parents b. OH, in IA 44 yrs; Anna, 55, married, 5th grade education, b. MO, parents b. NY, in US 36 yrs; "Merril" M. Shamblin, 19, single, farmer, with parents, 8th grade education, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MO.; Velma J., 18, single, 1 yr. high school, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MO, Methodist; Annie B., 15, single, 1 yr high school, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MO; Harry W., 11, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MO; Lester L., 9, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MO; George A., 9, b. CA, father b. IA, mother b. CA., 4 yrs, in IA.

1920 IA CENSUS, Fremont Co, Green Twp: Thomas J., 67, b. OH, parents b. OH, farmer; wife Anna E., 59, b. MO, parents b. OH; dau Anna E. Miller, 20 wd, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MO; son Harry W., 15, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MO, farm laborer; son Lester L., 14, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MO; 3 grandson George A. Shamblen, 14, b. CA, father b. IA, mother b. CA; granddau. Gladys M. Miller, 2-7/12, b. IA, father b. KY, mother b. IA; granddau. Pearl L. Miller, 11/12, b. IA, father b. KY, mother b. IA.

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Fremont Co, Green Twp: T. J. "Shamblin", 71, widowed, 9th grade education, b. OH, father: Fred Shamblin who was b. VA, mother: Sena "Merl" who was b. IL and married OH; son Harry, 21, single, 7th grade education, b. IA, father: T. J. Shamblin who was b. OH; mother: Anna "Merl" who was b. IL and married IL; son Lester, 19, single, 7th grade education, b. IA, father: T. J. Shamblin who was b. OH, mother: Anna "Merl" who was b. IL and married IL; grandson George Shamblin, 19, single, 3rd grade education, b. CA, father: George Shamblin age 40 who was b. IA, mother: unknown. All were engaged in agriculture and all were Christian.

1930 IA CENSUS, Freemont Co, Green Twp: Thomas J. Shamblen, 76, wd, b. OH, father b. NY, mother b. OH. He was living with the family of his son, Merrill J. Shamblen.

OBIT: The Malvern Leader, October 23, 1930: Word was received here Sunday of the death of Thomas Shamblen, a long time resident of Mills county, who passed away at his home farm near Tabor Sunday morning, Oct. 18 (1930). Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in Tabor at 1:30 at the Christian church and burial was made in the Malvern cemetery. He is survived by eight sons and three daughters.

FIND A GRAVE - Malvern Cem, Malvern, Mills Co, IA
SHAMBLEN
Charley O.
Sept 30, 1886
Dec 12, 1936
mother
Annie E.
May 25, 1860
Sep 20, 1924
father
Thomas J.
Sep 6, 1852
Oct 18, 1930

INFO FROM ELAINE HARRINGTON: other information not included above:
Thomas Jefferson Shamblen was born September 6, 1852. He married Anna Eliza Merrill. The following children were born to this union:
Harry Shamblen
George Arthur Shamblen
Ray William Shamblen
May Rosella Shamblen
Nellie Jeanette Shamblen
Anna Eliza Shamblen
Lester Leland Shamblen
Etta Pearl Shamblen
John Frederick Shamblen
Velma Ionia Shamblen
Charles O. Shamblen
Jessie Merrill Shamblen
Earl Leon Shamblen


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Thomas married Anna Eliza MERRILL, daughter of John MERRILL and Melissa Deabria DAVIS, on 25 Jan 1877 in Fountain Green, Hancock Co, Illinois. (Anna Eliza MERRILL was born on 25 May 1860 in Rocheport, Boone Co, MO,3 5 died on 20 Sep 1924 near Tabor, Fremont Co, IA 3 5 and was buried on 22 Sep 1924 in Malvern Cem, Silver Creek Twp, Mills Co, IA 2 3.)


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Sources


1 History of Mills Co, IA - 1985 (1985).

2 Mills Co, IA Cemeteries.

3 Find A Grave.

4 Obituary of Thomas Jefferson Shamblen.

5 Obituary of Ann E. Merrill Shamblen.


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