Historical Rosters Database
Thomas St. JohnRoster ID 2164
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|Last Name:||St. John|
|Affiliation:||Class of 1877|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Thomas St. John, Jr., Class of 1877: Geneaology: Born- Jan. 26, 1857 in Mobile, Ala. Father- Thomas St. John, b. in Walton, NY Feb. 12, 1812; Mother- Ellen Frances Gaines, b. in St. Stephens, Ala. Dec. 21, 1823. Pat. Grandfather- John Trowbridge St. John of Norwalk, Conn.; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Stocton. Mat. Grandfather- Francis Henry Gaines; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Henry. Married on Nov. 28, 1883, Mary Philomena Quigley, daughter of Stephen Boyer Quigley of Eastern, Pa. and Mary Jane Mountain of Rockingham, Iowa. Children- 1- John Randolph St. John; 2- Aline St. John Arnold, who married Robert Watson Arnold of Waverly, Va.; 3- Thomas Gaines St. John. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 12, 1871; Dismissed Dec. 26, 1871 for neglect of duty. Reinstated ca. 1873. Had to repeat 4th Classman (Freshman) year; Resigned ca. 1874. Careers: Merchant in Mobile, Ala. Died- March 10, 1921.|