1.11.4 John Thomas


John L. Thomas


About 1890 in Manastee, Michigan


Joseph Thomas and Magdalena Szuma


·         See parents sheet


·         December 2, 1915 in Cleveland, Ohio to Catherine Kane


·         Mary b: ~ 1917 m: James Scott

·         John J. b: ~ 1924

·         Eugene P. b: ~ 1925

·         Catherine R. b: ~1928


·         October 23, 1949 in Lakewood, Ohio

Birth and Baptism


Census Records

·         In the 1930 census, John and Catherine are living with Catherine’s parents Michael and Catherine Kane at 17713 Delaware Avenue in Lakewood, Ohio with their 4 children.  John is 40 years old, was married at 25, and was born in Michigan as were both of his parents.  He is employed as a marine engineer.  Catherine A. is also 40 years old, was married when she was 25, and was born in Ohio while her parents were born in Ireland.  Mary R. is 13 years old, was born in Ohio, and attends school.  John J. is 6 years old and also attends school.  Gene (hard to read his name, looks like Earl G.?) is 5 while Catherine R. is 1 ˝ years old.

·         1920 not found

·         In the 1910 In the 1910 census, Catherine is living at 6109 Bridge Avenue with her parents Michael and Catherine Kane, 3 siblings, and his cousins Florence and Joseph.  Catherine is 19 years old and is a stenographer.

·         In the 1900 census, Catherine is living at 60 Alger Street in Cleveland with her parents and four siblings.  Catherine was born in February 1889, is 11 years old, and attends school.

City Directories


Church Records

·         St. Mark’s Church, Lakewood

Marriage Records

·         Married by Rev. James O’Leary.  Application No. 105255 issues Dec. 2, 1915

Death Records

·         Buried October 26, 1949

·         McGorray Bros. Funeral Home


Cleveland Necrology File, Oct 25 1949

·         Thomas, John L., beloved husband of the late Catherine (nee Kane); father of Mrs. James Scott, John J., Eugene P., Catherine R.; grandfather of Susan and Jimmy Scott; residence, 17713 Delaware Ave.; Sunday, Oct. 23, 1949. Friends may call at McGorray Bros.' Lakewood Home, 14133 Detroit. Funeral Wednesday, Oct. 26, St. Mark's Church, 15724 Montrose, at 10 a. m.


·         Engineer

·         Marine Engineer



·         1605 Bridge Avenue, Cleveland (1915)

·         17713 Delaware Ave., Lakewood (1949)

Other Documentation


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