Creator

Date Original

Undated

Description

This memorial of Thomas H. Ware was written by George L. Basham (1848-1914), Commander of the Omer R. Weaver Chapter, United Confederate Veterans.

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas H. Ware was born March 2, 1846, in Talladega County, Alabama. He was licensed to preach in the Methodist Church on October 31, 1868, at Hampton, Arkansas. On December 4, 1870, he was ordained a deacon at Washington, Arkansas. On January 7, 1888, he helped organize Rison Methodist Church. His first wife was the daughter of Richard F. Colburn (1814-1876), a well-respected man in the Methodist church. She died August 14, 1898. On September 24, 1901, he married Fannie Cook, an English teacher at Peabody High School and sister of Robert T. Cook. From 1906 to 1907, Ware was the pastor of First Methodist Church of Camden, Arkansas. He was appointed presiding elder of the Camden district on November 20, 1911. He died June 9, 1912.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Alabama

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.019.005

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Thomas H. Ware memorial, SMC.019.005

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Thomas H. Ware memorial, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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