Photo of the Thomas W.
Harvey (Jennie Harvey Fitzsimmons' Brother) Family
courtesy of Phillip Herrington, great grandson of Thomas W.
Left to Right:
Margaret Moore Harvey (1871-1934);
Jennie Harvey (1899-1935);
Phillip Herrington's grandfather, Alexander Harvey (1895-1949);
Thomas W. Harvey (1867-1950);
and Margaret Harvey (1897-1959).
Harvey's widow, 2nd wife May Amanda Fagan Harvey, was
awarded his Civil War widow's pension on January 16, 1906.
Thomas W. Harvey grew up in Gloucester, NJ and,
by age 15, worked there with his father (Alexander Harvey) in
the Washington Mill.
By about 1890, he was working as a
superintendent at the Delaware Spinning Co. in Chester, PA.
In 1892 he left PA to work at a mill
in Frankfort, KY.
He then moved to mills in Waxhaw,
Pratttville, AL (1908), and
finally Millen, GA (1918). Thomas served as Superintendent in most of
A Harvey Family Treasure
A cigar holder
disguised as a wine bottle.
This may have belonged to Nanas father.
(Click image for a closer look)