Capt. Thomas Paul Leathers

Male 1816 - 1896  (80 years)


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  • Name Capt. Thomas Paul Leathers  [1
    Title Capt. 
    Born 14 May 1816  Kenton, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1860  [4
    Captain of steamboat 
    Residence 1860  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Burial 1896  Natchez City Cem, Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1896  Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 13 Jun 1896  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • Capt. Thomas Paul Leathers was the owner and commander of fourteen large steamboats, including the "Natchez" which engaged in a race between New Orleans and St. Louis with the "Robert E. Lee" in Jul 1870. During the Civil War he was arrested by federal forces for being a Confederate spy. He was pardoned 26 Jul 1865 by President Andrew Johnson.
    Person ID I20425  mytree
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 

    Family 1 Charlotte Celeste Claiborne,   b. 1 Oct 1832, Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1880  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1853  Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Courtenay Leigh Leathers,   b. Abt 1854, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1930  (Age ~ 76 years)
     2. Bowling Starke Leathers,   b. 1855, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Celeste Leathers,   d. 4 May
     4. Claiborne Leathers,   b. Abt 1857, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1867  (Age ~ 10 years)
     5. Magdeline Celeste Leathers,   b. Aug 1859, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Thomas Paul Leathers, Jr.,   b. Abt 1864, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Francis Leathers,   b. Abt 1867, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Richard Starke Leathers,   b. Mar 1873, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Charlotte Leathers,   b. Jan 1876, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Herbert Leigh Leathers,   b. Apr 1878, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age ~ 71 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F7486  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Julia A. Unknown,   b. Abt 1827, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1853  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Children 
     1. Jessie B. Leathers,   b. Abt 1845, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Frances S. Leathers,   b. Abt 1847, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Julia A. Leathers,   b. Abt 1849, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860  (Age ~ 10 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F8933  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 May 1816 - Kenton, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Apr 1853 - Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1896 - Natchez City Cem, Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1896 - Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jun 1896 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1860 US Census - New Orleans, Orleans, LA - Ward 11 (p830).jpg
    1860 US Census - New Orleans, Orleans, LA - Ward 11 (p830).jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p469.

    2. [S74] Internet, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=clore&id=I30540.

    3. [S223] New Orleans, Louisiana, Death Records Index, 1804-1949, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Database online..
      Record for Thomas Paul Leathers

    4. [S188] 1860 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1860; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 11, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: ; Page: 830; Image: 258..
      T. P. Leathers,
      Charlotte C.,
      Jessie B.,
      Frances S.,
      Courtney,
      Bowling,
      Claiborne,
      Magdelina


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