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William Rees
Susannah Jones
William Dillon
John Reese
Susannah Dillon
(Abt 1811-After 1869)
Thomas Clarkson Rees


Family Links

1. Sarah A. Bales

2. Sarah Worrell
3. Charity Jane Mendenhall

Thomas Clarkson Rees 6,36

  • Born: Jul 27, 1833, Ridgefarm, Illinois
  • Marriage (1): Sarah A. Bales on Mar 20, 1856
  • Marriage (2): Sarah Worrell on Mar 20, 1860
  • Marriage (3): Charity Jane Mendenhall on Nov 10, 1870 in Ridgefarm, Illinois 5
  • Died: Nov 26, 1901, Vermilion County, Illinois at age 68

bullet  General Notes:


Thomas was the son of John and Susannah (Dillon) Reese. He was a


The Mendenhalls: A Genealogy, Henry Hart Beeson, 1969, LDS film #1318059

History of Vermilion County, Illinois, H. W. Beckwith, 1879

A. Marshall Elliott, Mendenhall Collection at the Historical Society of
Pennsylvania, Locust Street, Philadelphia PA

History of Vermillion County, IL
Thomas C. Rees, Ridge Farm, cabinet-maker, was born in this county on the 27th of July, 1833, and was raised on a farm until twenty years of age. He learned the wagon-maker's trade, which occupation he followed until 1878, since which time he has been working at the cabinet trade. Mr. Rees has been three times married; first, on the 21st of April, 1856, to Sarah A. Bales, who was born on the 3d of March 1833, and died on the 14th of September, 1857. They had by this union one child, who is now deceased. He was then married on the 20th of March, 1860. This wife was born in this county on the 2d of September, 1834, and died on the 15th of March 1867. They had by this union three children: Mary, born on the 10th of November, 1861; Ella, born on the 10th of May, 1864; Charles, born on the 10th of November, 1866. Mr. Rees was then united to Charity Mendenhall on the 10th of November 1871. She, too, was born in this county on the 4th of November, 1835. They are the parents of four children by this union: Marcus J., Marion A., Frances M., one infant deceased. Mr. Rees is a Republican, and a member of the Friends church.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Fact 1: Fact 1, Nov 26, 1901. possibly died in Ridgefarm


Thomas married Sarah A. Bales on Mar 20, 1856. (Sarah A. Bales was born on Mar 21, 1833 and died on Sep 14, 1857.)


Thomas next married Sarah Worrell on Mar 20, 1860. (Sarah Worrell was born on Sep 2, 1834 and died on Mar 15, 1867.)


Thomas next married Charity Jane Mendenhall, daughter of John Marshall Mendenhall and Rebecca Mills, on Nov 10, 1870 in Ridgefarm, Illinois.5 (Charity Jane Mendenhall was born between Oct 4, 1833 and 1835 in Ridgefarm, Illinois and died on Sep 26, 1915 in Ridgefarm, Illinois 5.)

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