Thomas Hall Woods


Personal and Family Information

Thomas was born on 17 MAR 1836 in Arkansas, the son of Hervey Woods and Cecelia Melinda Hall.

He died on 10 AUG 1910 in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.

His wife was Julia McGraw Jones, who he married on 29 DEC 1863 in Kemper County, Mississippi. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Thomas Hall Woods


Hervey Woods


John Woods


Samuel Woods


Margaret Holmes


Charity Dysart


John Bertrand Dysart


Martha Patton


Cecelia Melinda Hall



Birth17 MAR 1836
Place: Arkansas
Death10 AUG 1910
Place: Lauderdale County, Mississippi
Census20 OCT 1850
Place: Noxubee County, Mississippi
Address: dwelling 743, family 743 Henry Woods, age 46 m , teacher, $700 born Tenn Cecelia “ age 44 f, born N.C. William “ age 22 m Teacher born Tenn John “ age 20 student, born Tenn Mary “ age 17 f born Tenn Thomas “ age m 14 born Ark Henry “ age 12 m born Ark Mildred “ age 10 born Ark Martha “ age 8 born Ark
BurialAUG 1910
Place: Lauderdale County, Mississippi
Address: Rose Hill Cemetery, Meridan Section 6 lot 120 with wife, mother and children findagrave 22343347


Note 1

Thomas Hall Woods served in the Confederate States Army and served as the Captain of Co. C, 13th Mississippi Regiment Infantry.

After the war he was an attorney, and served as a District Attorney, MS State Legislature, and was appointed to the Mississippi Supreme Court, in which he served as the Chief Justice. He also served as the first president of Citizens National Bank, also known as Citizens Savings Bank which was started in 1888.

He died at his home on August 10, 1910 and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Meridian, MS

findagrave 22343347


  1. Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
    Source: Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
    Authors: Lucile Womack Bates 3810 Bedford Ave, Nashville, Tennesse 37215
    Date: 1965
    Publisher: The Benton County Pioneer newsletter of The Benton County Historical Society Rogers, Arkansas