William Thomas "Tom" Precise[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14]

Male 1867 - 1943


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  • Name  William Thomas "Tom" Precise 
    Nickname  Tom 
    Born  26 Apr 1867  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Alternate Name  Thomas Precise 
    Alternate Name  Tom Precise 
    Died  21 Oct 1943 
    Buried  Shelton Cemetery, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Research):
      - Initial info from Precise Family History (Betty Precise). She calls him "Tom Precise", and says he was married to a Hall.

      - Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 about W T Precise (Ancestry.com)
      Name: W T Precise
      Spouse: Sarah C Loveless
      Marriage Date: 12 Jan 1890 County: Jackson State: Alabama
      Performed By Title: Minister of the Gospel
      Performed by Name: R M Higginbotham
      Source information: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research

      - Marriage Records, Judge of Probate, Jackson County, Alabama. Marriage records v. 2-3 (p. 1-515) 1905-1912, FHL US/CAN Film 1018438. Vol. 3, 1909-1912, p. 3:
      W. T.? Precise (age 42) & Belle Hall (30), married 2 May 1909, Tupelo. Groom previously married; bride not previously married.

      - 1900 Jackson Co Ala Census
      Precise, Thomas, head, W, M, Mar 1867, Ala
      _____, Sarah C., wife, W, F, Jan 1871, Ala
      _____, Lulu I., dau, W, F, Sep 1890, Ala
      _____, Mary A., dau, W, F, Mar 1892, Ala
      _____, Sarah E., dau, W, F, May 1894, Ala
      _____, John W. H., son, W, M, Sept 1897, Ala

      - 1910 Jackson Co Ala Census Entire household bAla
      Precise, William T., head, 2nd marriage, M, W, 43 ~1867
      _____, Isabel J., wife, 1st marriage, F, W, 31 ~1879
      _____, Lula J., dau, F, W, 19 ~1891
      _____, Mary A., dau, F, W, 18 ~1892
      _____, Sarah E., dau, F, W, 15 ~1895
      _____, John W. H., son, M, W, 12 ~1898

      - 1920 Jackson Co Ala Census has William T Precise (indexed Pricise) (~b1867), with wife Bell (~b1879), and son Thomas W. (age 4 4/12). Only three in household.

      - 1930 Jackson Co Ala Census has William T. Precise (~b 1866) with wife Belle Precise, and son Thomas W. Precise (~b 1915). Only three in household. Not 100% certain that Isabel is bio mother, but fairly sure after searching Jackson County marriage records on microfilm that there were no additional Jackson Co marriages through 1915.

      - 1940 Jackson Co Ala Census, Tupelo, Elec. Prec. 13, E.D. 36-16 two images saved
      Some detail in this entry may be suppressed.
      Precise, Thomas, head, MW 24 marr Ala ~1916 son of "Tom"
      ___, Ina, wife, FW 28 marr Ala ~1914___, Tom W, *father*, MW 73 marr Ala ~1867
      ___, Bell, mother, FW 61 marr Ala ~1879
      This household is 6 doors' down from that of Ludie Precise.

      - Alabama Statewide Deaths 1908-1974 (FamilySearch.org)
      Name: William Thomas Precise
      Titles:
      Titles & Terms - Prefix(standardized):
      Death date: 02 Oct 1943
      Death place: Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama
      Gender: Male
      Race or color (on document): W
      Race or color (expanded): White
      Age at death: 76y 6m 9d
      Estimated birth year:
      Birth date: 26 Mar 1867
      Birth place: Jackson Co., Ala.
      Marital status: Married
      Spouse name: Belle Precise
      Spouse titles:
      Spouse's Titles & Terms - Prefix(standardized):
      Father name: John Precise
      Father titles:
      Father's Titles & Terms - Prefix(standardized):
      Father birth place: Jackson Co., Ala.
      Mother name: Mary Baggett
      Mother titles:
      Mother's Titles & Terms - Prefix(standardized):
      Mother birth place: Jackson Co., Ala.
      Occupation: Farming
      Street address: RFD #1
      Residence: Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama
      Cemetery name: Shelton
      Burial place:
      Burial date: 03 Oct 1943
      Funeral home:
      Informant name:
      Additional relatives:
      Film number: 1908630
      Reference number: cn 19407
      Collection: Alabama Statewide Deaths 1908-1974

      - Birth/death dates from Shelton Cem. assumed applicable and accurate.
      WILLIAM T. PRECISE 4-26-1867 10-21-1943
      ISABELLE HALL PRECISE 3-14-1879 1-1-1949
    Person ID  I203  msktree | Precise Family
    Last Modified  31 Oct 2015 

    Father  John F. Precise,   b. 17 Jun 1831, Bellefonte, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Est 1909 
    Mother  Mary Ann Boggett,   b. Abt 1830, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  11 Sep 1856  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F197  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) 1  Sarah Carrie Lovelace,   b. Jan 1871, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Jan 1890  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Lula I. Precise,   b. Sep 1890, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1928, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Mary Alice Precise,   b. 1 Mar 1892, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1922
     3. Sarah Elizabeth Precise,   b. 6 May 1894, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1911, Tupelo, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. John William Hobart Precise,   b. 29 Sep 1897, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1918, Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  19 Apr 2008 
    Family ID  F204  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) 2  Isabelle "Belle" Hall,   b. 14 Mar 1879, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1949, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 May 1909  Tupelo, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Thomas W. Precise,   b. 12 Aug 1915, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1981
    Last Modified  16 May 2010 
    Family ID  F205  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Precise Family History - Betty Precise, Precise, Betty Ann, (unpublished, undated typescript).

    2. [S5] Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 (Ancestry.com), Various, (Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969. Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Montgomery, Alabama. Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx. Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920. Database at Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.).

    3. [S4] Jackson Co Ala Marriage Records, 1851-1929 (FHL film), Judge of Probate, Jackson County, Alabama, (FHL microfilm of original marriage records), Marriage records v. 2-3 (p. 1-515) 1905-1912, FHL US/CAN Film 1018438. Vol. 3, 1909-1912, p. 3.

    4. [S14] Alabama Statewide Deaths, 1908-1974 (FamilySearch.org), Alabama Department of Health, (database developed and accessible at FamilySearch.org.), Lula Sanders.

    5. [S14] Alabama Statewide Deaths, 1908-1974 (FamilySearch.org), Alabama Department of Health, (database developed and accessible at FamilySearch.org.), Sallie Precise.

    6. [S23] US Census - 1870 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    7. [S24] US Census - 1880 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    8. [S28] US Census - 1900 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    9. [S7] US Census - 1910 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    10. [S8] US Census - 1920 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920. T625, 2,076 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    11. [S9] US Census - 1930 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    12. [S10] US Census - 1940 - Population Schedule, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    13. [S14] Alabama Statewide Deaths, 1908-1974 (FamilySearch.org), Alabama Department of Health, (database developed and accessible at FamilySearch.org.), William Thomas Precise.

    14. [S15] Jackson Alabama Cemetery MegaFile, Various, (compilation computer file of cemetery transcriptions for Jackson County, Alabama, from the internet; available at JacksonCountyGenealogy discussion group, groups.yahoo.com, 2009), Shelton Cemetery.


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