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Thomas LOUGH, Sr.

Male Abt 1799 - 1862  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Thomas LOUGH 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Abt 1799  Monongalia County, VA [now WV] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Aug 1862 
    Cause: Killed in Civil War 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Bill Bailey .

      (2) Brand, Franklin Marion, The Brand Family of Monongalia County, Virginia (Now West Virginia), Charleston, WV: Tribune Printing Co., 1922, p. 132:

      Thomas Lough also married a Lynch. He lived in Decatur County, Indiana. George W. Lough, one of his sons, was still living at the Soldiers Home in Tennessee, March 17, 1920. One of his grandsons, son of William Lough, whose name is Thomas, is now (1921) living at Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa.

      (3) Bureau of Land Management — General Land Office Records <http://www.glorecords.blm.gov>:

      Patent Description
      Names
      Patentee: THOMAS LOUGH
      Survey
      State: INDIANA
      Acres: 40
      Metes/Bounds: No
      Title Transfer
      Issue Date: 9/20/1839
      Land Office: Jeffersonville
      Cancelled: No
      U.S. Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Numbers
      Document Nr.: 15221
      Accession/Serial Nr.: IN2780__.182
      BLM Serial Nr.: IN NO S/N
      Legal Land Description
      Aliquot Parts
      NESE
      Sec./Block
      19/
      Township
      9-N
      Range
      8-E
      Fract. Section
      No
      Meridian
      2nd PM
      State
      IN
      Counties
      Decatur
      Survey Nr.

      (4) Bureau of Land Management — General Land Office Records <http://www.glorecords.blm.gov>:

      Patent Description
      Names
      Patentee: THOMAS LOUGH
      Survey
      State: INDIANA
      Acres: 38.15
      Metes/Bounds: No
      Title Transfer
      Issue Date: 9/20/1839
      Land Office: Jeffersonville
      Cancelled: No
      U.S. Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Numbers
      Document Nr.: 15222
      Accession/Serial Nr.: IN2780__.183
      BLM Serial Nr.: IN NO S/N
      Legal Land Description
      Aliquot Parts
      NWNW
      Sec./Block
      5/
      Township
      8-N
      Range
      8-E
      Fract. Section
      No
      Meridian
      2nd PM
      State
      IN
      Counties
      Decatur
      Survey Nr.

      (5) A household headed by Thomas LAUGH is listed in the 1840 census of Franklin County, IN.

      Listed in Thomas' household are 2 free white males under 5 years of age; 1 free white male between 5 and 10 years of age; 1 free white male between 10 and 15 years of age; 1 free white male between 40 and 50 years of age; 1 free white female under 5 years of age; 2 free white females between 5 and 10 years of age; and 1 free white female between 30 and 40 years of age.

      Assuming that Thomas is the free white male listed in the 1840 census as then being between 40 and 50 years of age, he would have been born between 1790 and 1800, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that Thomas' wife is the free white female listed in the 1840 census as then being between 30 and 40 years of age, she would have been born between 1800 and 1810, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that the other persons in Thomas' household are children of Thomas and/or his wife, those children would have consisted of 4 sons (2 of which sons would have been born between 1835 and 1840, 1 of which sons would have been born between 1830 and 1835, and 1 of which sons would have been born between 1825 and 1830, according to the 1840 census) and 3 daughters (1 of which daughters would have been born between 1835 and 1840, and 2 of which daughters would have been born between 1830 and 1835, according to the 1840 census.

      (6) A household headed by Thomas LOUGH is listed in the 1850 census of Jackson Township, Decatur County, IN.

      Thomas is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 51 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1799. According to the 1850 census, he was born in VA.

      Listed with Thomas is his daughter, Catherine, who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1829. According to the 1850 census, she was born in OH.

      Also listed with Thomas is his daughter, Mary A., who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1832. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Thomas is his son, John, a farmer who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1834. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Thomas is his son, James, who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1836. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Thomas is his daughter, Martha E., who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1838. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Thomas is his son, Thomas, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1840. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Thomas is his daughter, Elizabeth, who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1842. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Thomas is his son, George W., who was then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1846. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IN.

      (7) A household headed by Thos. LOUGH is listed in the 1860 census of Jennings Township, Crawford County, IN. (Tthe nearest post office was located in Leavenworth, IN.)

      Thos. is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 60 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1800. According to the 1860 census, he was born in VA.

      Listed with Thos. is his wife, Margaret, who was then 45 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1815. According to the 1860 census, she was born in VA.

      Also listed with Thos. is his son, George, who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1846. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Thos. is his son, Parker, who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1851. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Thos. is his daughter, Eliza, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1854. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IN.

      (8) American Civil War Soldiers [database online], Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 1999:

      Name: Thomas Lough
      Residence: Leavenworth, Indiana
      Enlistment Date: 12 June 1861
      Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
      Side Served: Union
      State Served: Indiana
      Unit Numbers: 567 567
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 12 June 1861
      Enlisted in Company C, 17th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 12 June 1861.
      Died Company C, 17th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 13 August 1862
    Person ID I14513  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 

    Father John LOUGH, Sr.,   b. Abt 1750,   d. Mar 1816, Monongalia County, VA [now WV] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane (HART),   b. Abt 1752, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1820, VA [now WV] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Oct 1785  Presbyterian Church, Mercersburg, Franklin County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) According to Phyllis A. Vines, Jane HART was the widow of Charles HART when she married John LOUGH.
    Family ID F6149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth LINCH,   b. Between 1804 and 1806, Monongalia County, VA [now WV] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1846, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married Bef 1816  Monongalia County, VA [now WV] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 21:10:14 
    Family ID F6565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret (LOUGH),   b. Abt 1815, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft 1 Oct 1850 
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 21:10:14 
    Family ID F6568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart