Annanias was born ca. 1827, the son of Annanias and Sarah Ross Thomas. He married Sarah Baucom b. May 1836, the daughter of Henry.

In 1857, Annanias Thomas was named administrator for the estate of his deceased brother John R. Thomas. Annanias, Jr. himself died intestate less than a year later. S. R. Baucom, a brother of Sarah's, was named Administrator of the estate. Annanias, Jr. is buried at Edmond L. Davis Cemetery beside his father. On 20 Dec 1858, Sarah received her dower right of 52 acres (Union) on Dumpling Road.

Sarah E. Thomas did not remarry. Dated 31 Dec 1903, J. W. Thomas applied in Union County for Letters of Administration for the estate of Sarah E. Thomas, Deceased. He listed the heirs and distributees as - ---- J. W. Thomas, Martha Griffin, Ashley Thomas heirs, Mary Howard and Elizabeth Howard Thomas.

The children of Annanias, Jr. and Sarah E. Baucom are:

A. John Ashley Thomas b. 26 Jun 1849 d. 14 May 1906 bur Rocky Mount Bapt, married 19 Oct 1869 Elizabeth Curlee b. 29 Nov 1846 d. 5 Feb 1935. Elizabeth is the daughter of E. and Lucy Curlee. In the 1900 Anson County Census, John and Elizabeth lived in Burnsville district. Their children are (A) James H. Thomas b. 1871; (B) Enoch Millord Thomas b. 1872, married Fannie Holliman; (C) Joseph B. Thomas b. 1875; (D) Samuel P. Thomas b. 4 Mar 1877 d. 19 Feb 1959 bur Rocky Mount Bapt, married Lucy Lenora Broadway b. 22 Mar 1881 d. 25 Jun 1951; (E) Jonah L. Thomas b. 1880 married 17 Sep 1899, Lilla Jane Mauldin dau of John and Eliz; (E) Marshall A. Thomas b. 18 Jan 1882 d. 5 Jul 1958 bur Rocky Mount Bapt (single); (B) Ella Ruth Thomas b. 18 Aug 1884 d. 11 Feb 1967 bur Rocky Mount Bapt, married Edmond L. Hill b. 19 May 1882 d. 19 Mar 1957; (C) Mallie Devotion Thomas b. 22 Apr 1887 d. 8 Dec 1970 bur Rocky Mount Bapt, married 1910 in Anson County Minnie Allen b. 2 Dec 1889 d. 30 Jan 1977, dau of A.D. and Love; (D) Ben "Bee" Ashley Thomas b. 21 Apr 1891 d. 21 Nov 1973 bur Rocky Mount Bapt, married 2 Feb 1913 Elva Grace Allen b. 16 Jan 1896 d. 21 Nov 1973, dau of A.D. and Love; (E) John Thomas b. Sep 1880.

B. James William Thomas b. 23 Sep 1850 d. 12 Feb 1918 bur. Union Bapt., married on 13 Jan 1876 Catherine Arwilder Stafford b. 27 Nov 1858 d. 19 Jul 1938. She is the daughter of John R. and Mary Elizabeth Stafford. Children are (A) William Luther Thomas b. 20 May 1877 d. 18 Nov 1966, married 21 Dec 1904 Julia Elizabeth Smith b. 2 Dec 1881, daughter of Hollis C. and Marie Rorie Smith; (B) Delila Emma Thomas b. 17 May 1881 d. 5 Feb 1970, married on 24 Aug 1898 to Ellis Frank Haney b. 1 Oct 1875 d. 18 May 1944, son of William Morris and S. E. Haney; (C) Lela Sarah Elizabeth Thomas May 1883 d. 1952, married Thomas Fred Haney b. Nov 1882 d. 1973; (D) Guy Maurice Reed Thomas b. 24 Aug 1886 d. 24 Nov 1968 bur. Union Bapt., married first 22 Mar 1911 Bertha Elizabeth Smith b. 8 Feb 1887 d. 9 Oct 1932, married second Rosalie Fincher b. 10 Feb 1895 d. 26 Jul 1977 and (E) Charles A. Thomas, b. 17 Aug 1892 d. 1Jan 1980 bur Monroe Cem, married 1 Nov 1914 Mary Ruth Lee b. 2 Jul 1895 d. 19 Dec 1968, daughter of Parker and Betty.

C. Martha Ann Thomas b. Jan 1853 d. 24 Mar 1930 bur. Union Bapt., married on 9 Jul 1872 John Sanders Griffin b. 1852. He is the son of Enoch and Mary Ann Griffin. On her death certificate, Martha Ann Thomas is listed as single and living in the town of Monroe. Their son is L. B. Griffin, b. 1887, married 20 Feb 1907 Blake Moore b. 1890, dau of B. F. and M. J.

D. Elizabeth Thomas b. 17 Sep 1854 d. 6 Oct 1927, bur. Union Church, married Mr. Howard. In the 1880 Union County Census, Elizabeth is listed as living with her mother. Also listed is a granddaughter named Arana Thomas b. 1873. This child is probably the daughter of Elizabeth. In the loose-leaf estate record fpr Elizabeth's mother, the name Howard was struck through and Elizabeth was listed as a Thomas. In the 1900 Union County Census, Elizabeth is listed as living in Buford Township. Also living in her household were her sister Martha and mother Sarah. In the death certificate of Elizabeth Thomas, she is listed as a farmer living in Lanes Creek Township.

E. Mary C. Thomas b. 1857, married on 1 Dec 1879 James E. Howard b. 1857. James is the son of Elbert James W. Howard and Sarah Ellen Thomas.

Ananias Thomas,Sr.

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