Biography of John Thomas
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Thomas, John, Pierrepont, was born in Wales, February 3, 1830, a son of William, a native of the same place. He married Ann Davis, and they had nine children. In 1833 they came to Clinton county, N. Y., finally settling in St. Lawrence county, town of Rossie, and later in Pierrepont, on the farm now owned by our subject, where they both died. John was reared on the farm and educated in the common schools. He is the owner of 100 acres of land, and followed general farming and dairying, keeping fifteen cows. In 1857 Mr. Thomas married Helen S. Barker, a native of Moriah, Essex county, born in 1839, daughter of Orrin and Harriet (Potter) Barker, natives of Vermont and Essex county respectively. Mr. Barker died in 1880 and his wife in 1852. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas have had three children: Rena, wife of George L. Isham of Colton; William J., a farmer who married Lena Chancy; and Orrin B., who lives at home. Mr. Thomas is a Republican.

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