Charles John Thomas

November , 1832–March 31, 1919

Christened at Burnley, Lancashire, England; son of Margaret Spotswood and Joseph Knowles Thomas. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 4.11)


  1. [1] “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. D, p. 144, #8, Charles John Thomas, Aug. 30, 1862, FHL microfilm 1149525, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed May 2016), Charles John Thomas KWCX-8QL . Church of England, Chapelry of Burnley (Lancashire), Parish Registers for Burnley, 1782–1838, p. 238, Charles John Thomas; from original records at the Burnley Record Office, Burnley, England; FHL microfilm 093666, FHL. Anna Thomas Piercey, “Biography of Professor Charles John Thomas: A Tribute to my Father,” CHL. “Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904–1961,” database and images, Utah State Archives (, accessed Mar. 2015); from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, series 81448, file no. 730/520 (1919), Chas. John Thomas. “Prof. Charles J. Thomas Dies,” Deseret Evening News, Mar. 31, 1919, 9.