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Giles Lee Williams
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James Addison Gilmore
Jerusah Ann Williams
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Loruhamah H (Lora) Chism

Thomas Hart Gilmore

  • Born: 25 Jun 1844, Morgan County, Syracuse, Mo
  • Marriage: Loruhamah H (Lora) Chism
  • Died: 16 Oct 1921, Peirce City, Mo at age 77
  • Buried: Peirce City Cemetery, Peirce City, Mo

bullet   Another name for Thomas was Thomas Hart Gilmer.


bullet  General Notes:

Warren Atkinson Notes:
Records of Thomas and Loruhamah Chism show spelling of last name changed to Gilmer.
Census: 1900 Lawrence County, MO

bullet  Research Notes:

Warren Atkinson Notes: Thomas Hart Gilmore at 18 years of age, enlisted April 12, 1862, in D. Co., 2nd Missouri Infantry, Army of the Confederacy, serving approximately three and a half years during the war.
Some of the battles in which he participated were, Farmington, Grand Gulf, Big Black, Baker's Creek, the Georgia Campaign, Altoona, Eagle's Station, and the Siege of Vicksburg, where he was severly wounded. At the end of the war, he was a member of G. Company, 20th MO. Infantry, Little's Brigade, Price's Division. At the end of the war, he was paroled by the U.S. Govt., May 13, 1865, and returned to his home in Morgan CO., MO. He and wife Lorahammah were the parents of nine (9) children. In 1888 they moved their family to Peirce City, MO., where they were pioneers of the community. He was elected to the City Council in 1898, suceeding himself for three terms. He was elected City Collector in 1906, an office he held by the choice of his friends until his death.


Thomas married Loruhamah H (Lora) Chism, daughter of Jacob Creth Chism and Nancy Williams. (Loruhamah H (Lora) Chism was born on 19 May 1860 in Morgan County, Missouri and died on 4 May 1931 in Kansas City, Missouri.)

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