Saturday, November 6, 2010

Evie William & Theresa Henrietta (Wurm) Thomas

Family of Evie and Theresa (Wurm) Thomas, about 1911
Left to right - Evie, Grace (standing), Frances (baby), Theresa & Margaret

Theresa Henrietta Wurm, daughter of John Christian and Adeline Rose (Engeman) Wurm, was born 20 Oct 1884 in Venice Township, Seneca County, Ohio and died 22 March 1977 in Mercer County, Ohio.  She married Evie William Thomas 22 Aug 1904 in Mercer County, Ohio.  He was born 3 Dec 1882 in Van Wert County, Ohio to David and Ellen Jane (Wood) Thomas and died 12 Dec 1939 at Piqua, Miami County, Ohio.  Evie and Theresa divorced before 1930.

Gravestone of Theresa H. (Wurm) Thomas - Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, Celina, Mercer County, Ohio

Obituary of Theresa H. (Wurm) Thomas - The Lima News, Lima, Ohio, 24 March 1977, page A4
"CELINA - Theresa Thomas, 92, died at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday in Total Care Nursing Home.

Survivors include six daughters: Grace Ehringer of Ft. Wayne, Ind., Mrs. William (Frances) Edsall of Kettering, Mrs. Eugene (Mary) Mull of Sidney, Theresa Mull and Mrs. Duane (Emma) Ashcraft, both of here; 16 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and a great great grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Friends may call until 9 tonight at W.H. Dick and Son Funeral Home."

Evie William and Theresa Henrietta (Wurm) Thomas had eight children:
1 - Helen Thomas was born 9 Dec 1904 at Celina, Ohio.  She died when 3 or 4 days old.
2 - Grace Marie Thomas was born 17 April 1906 at Celina, Ohio and died 16 March 1990 at Fort Wayne, Indiana.  She married William Crabtree in 1929.  He died in 1952.  Grace's second marriage was on 22 Nov 1956 at Fort Wayne, Indiana to Bernard Henry Ehinger.  Bernard was born 24 April 1896 at New Haven, Indiana to John B. and Mary A. (-) Ehinger and died 10 June 1963.  Grace and Bernard are buried in the Catholic Cemetery at Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Grace did not have any children.
3 - Margaret Rosellen Thomas(1908-1993)
4 - Frances Eleanor Thomas (1911-1991)
5 - Edward J. Thomas (1913-1961)
6 - Teresa A. Thomas (1916-1996)
7 - Mary Anna Thomas (1917-1988)
8 - Emma Mae Thomas (1921-1987)

1 comment:

  1. Hi Kimberly...I am looking for decendents of Emma Mae (Thomas) Ashcraft, youngest daughter of Theresa H. (Wurm) Thomas. I have interesting historical news to share with them if they can be located. Doug @