An American Family History

Mary Lewis Thomas

The city of York was incorporated as Toronto on March 6, 1834. The city grew and developed significantly during the the 19th century. The Irish famine brought a large number of Irish immigrants to the city and they became the largest ethnic group.

Toronto 1856
Toronto 1856

Mary Lewis Thomas was born about 1805 in the city of Gloucester, England.

She married John Morgan Thomas about 1827. Their 13 children and life together are described in detail in the section on John and Mary Thomas.

Mary died on May 7, 1862 when she was 52 years old of "decay" in Whitby. She was buried at St. James Cathedral Cemetery in downtown Toronto on May 11 in Section R, Lot 8, North Grave. The Reverend Saltern Givens officiated.

Children of John Morgan Thomas
and Mary Lewis
  • Charles Lewis Thomas
  • Thomas Lewis Thomas
  • Elizabeth Sheppard Thomas Musson
  • Susannah Matilda Thomas
  • Eliza Mary Thomas Treahy
  • Jane Eliza (Jennie) Thomas Belford
  • Francis John Thomas
  • Mary Sophia Thomas
  • Celia Ann Thomas Brodie
  • Mary Sophia Thomas
  • John Joseph Thomas
  • Edward George Thomas