Civil War Veterans Buried In Washington State - Anna Thomas

Anna Rebecca Thomas

Representing: Union

Anna Thomas
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Anna Rebecca Robinson Thomas

22 Mar 1825
Ohio, USA
26 Aug 1911 (aged 86)
Chehalis, Lewis County, Washington, USA
Lewis County, Washington, USA
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US Army Nurse
from the Seattle Daily Times
August 29, 1911

Centralia Pioneer Dies
Mrs Rebecca Thomas, one of the oldest residents of Chehalis, died at her home in that city yesterday. Mrs Thomas was 86 years old and was the only woman in Lewis County drawing a pension as a nurse during the civil war. She was born in Ohio in 1825 and served through the entire four years of fighting. Mrs Thomas is survived by one son, W. L. Thomas, as whose home the aged woman passed away. The local post of the G.A.R. and the Womans Relief Corps will have charge of the funeral services.

One of the ladies auxillary of the Daughters of the Union Veterans in Chehalis, WA. was named after her, the Anna Thomas Tent

Buried at Newaukum Hill Cemetery

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