Mother: Ann MNU
Birth:1808, North Carolina
Birth Source: 1860 Census
Death: after 1860, Butler County, Kentucky
Spouse1: Samuel Cherry, m. c1835 in Tennessee
- Cunilid A. Cherry, b. 1838
- Thomas A. Cherry, b. 1843
Thomas A. Cherry was bound over to Dabney Phillips when five-and-a-half years of age and raised in the Phillips home as a "bound boy" until the age of 18.
On the May 1866 Muhlenburg County marriage certificate of Thomas A. Cherry and Rebecca Rives, Thomas's father's given name is listed as Samuel Cherry, deceased. Rebecca Rives' parents are listed as Rebecca (Taylor) and Richard Rives. Richard Rives signed the document to verify the information on the license.
Based upon the information in the marriage license, it appears that Thomas A. Cherry married his cousin, daughter of his uncle Richard Rives.
Marriage Certificate of Thomas A. Cherry, Kentucky County Marriages online database at Family Search