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Thomas Alsabrook

     Thomas Alsabrook was born in Talbot County, Ga., Dec. 12, 1830. His father, Lewis Alsabrook, was a native of N.C., born 1796. His mother, Ailsa D. Alsabrook was a native of Georgia, b. 1806, daughter of Robert D. Tin and his wife, Elizabeth. Robert D. Martin was born in Maryland April 15, 1774. He was a soldier in the War of 1812 and lived for many years in Macon County, Ga. Lewis Alsabrook and Ailsa Martin were married in Jones County, Ga. about 1825 and had: Jorden, Thomas, William, Henry, Barney, Martha, Robert, George, Asa, Jane, Lewis, James, John.

     Thomas Alsabrook came to Arkansas in 1855 with his mother's brother, Seaborn Jones Martin and Robert Douglas Martin. They settled in what is now Nevada County. On January 13, 1857, Thomas Alsabrook was married to Mary G. Munn (April 10, 1841-Sept 15, 1883), a native of Marshall County, Mississippi. She was the daughter of James Munn (b. May 24, 1806 in Montgomery County, N.C.) and his wife, Lucindy (Johnson) Munn.

     The subject of this sketch joined the Confederate Army 19th Arkansas, Company H., Sol. Dockery's Inf, March 11,1862. He was in the battle of Corinth, Champion’s Hill, Vicksburg, but escaped without injury. Later at Marks’ Mill (Arkansas), he was wounded in the leg by a Minie ball and on the head by a shell. He left the army somewhat disabled, though he was able to lead a normal, happy life. After the death of his wife, Mary (Munn) Alsabrook (Sept 15, 1883), Thomas Alsabrook married Mary Medders, native of the state of Alabama by whom he he’d no issue. Thomas Alsabrook was a man of family prayer - an ardent member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, though his parents had been members of the United Baptists, his father dying in full communion in 1865. On August 29, 1916, Thomas Alsabrook died and was buried at Mt. Moriah, Nevada County, Arkansas. He was a Democrat.

     Children born to Thomas Alsabrook and his wife, Mary Munn Alsabrook, were: Martha Victory, Susan Augusta, Patric Henry, James Robert, Mary Alice, Olly Victor, Thomas Oscar, Arthur Miles, Alsia Lucynthia, Edgar, and Ada.

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