Tousey, Thomas, Jr.


Tousey, Thomas, Jr.
Born in 1775 to Thomas and Mercy Platt Tousey, Thomas Tousey was one of three brothers who migrated to Boone County just after 1800. The brothers established a ferry service directly across the Ohio River from Lawrenceburg, Indiana near what is now Petersburg, Kentucky. Thomas married Lydia Elizabeth Percival, the daughter of Revolutionary War Veteran Captain Timothy Percival. Although his exact burial location isn't known, Thomas Tousey is believed to be buried in Tousey Cemetery in Boone County.
Tousey family
Birth date
Place of birth
Litchfield County (Conn.)
Platt, Mercy
Life event(s)
Marriage: 14 Jun 1797; location unknown
Bush, Vicy Tousey
Tousey, Mary E.
Tousey, Ira
Tousey, Elvira Percival
Tousey, Elizabeth Ann
Tousey, Lurinda
Tousey, Matilda
Tousey, Jane
Tousey, Oliver
Tousey, Zalmon
Death date
5 Oct 1839
Place of death
Boone County (Ky.)
Military service
unit unknown (War of 1812)
United States of America
Related resource
Lawrenceburg Ferry (Boone County, Ky.)
Touseytown (Ky.)
Collaborates with
Sebree, Uriel
Known enslaved: unknown, child [60]; unknown, Dillis; unknown, John [53]
unknown, child [60]
unknown, Dillis
unknown, John [53]
Enslaved held in 1820: Males, under 14, one; Males, 14 thru 25, two; Females, 26 thru 44, one
Bibliographic citation(s)
Boone County Will Book D, page16
Boone County, Kentucky, Commissioner's Book 1813, Soldiers in War of 1812, Regiment 67

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