The Very Reverend Cherian Thomas Cor-episcopa ( 1846- 1912) and
The Thekkepurackel and Puthenpurackel Achentagathu Branches.
II. Very Rev. Cherian Thomas Cor-episcopa (1846-1912)
Kunju Mariamma, Kanyanthra Thazhathu
Rev. Fr. Cherian Thomas ( Poothicote Achen) was the 3rd
son of Cherian Puthenpurackel. He was the most illustrious grandson of
Judge Kochitty Kuruvila. As one of the most well-known persons of his
period, more about him will appear on the chapter om important
Rev. Thomas married Aleyamma, the daughter of Puthupally Kanyanthra
Thazathu Varkeyachen. They had 3 sons and 2 daughters,.
1. Cheriankunju (Thekapurackel)
2. Varkeyachen ( P. T. Varkey)
(4) 3rd son Oommachen died young.
a. Annamma married Gheevareechen of Kurudamannil family.
(4) Mariamma married to Kumplamthara family in Puthupally.
IV (1) Cheriankunju, Thekapurackel
Children: V 1. Cherian Thomas ( Kunjommachen)
2. P.C. Jacob Pazhaganadiyil ( Kochukunju)
an agriculturist and helped his father in managing the family matters.
His wife Annamma, known as Kottathamma was a tall beautiful woman.
Cheriankunju, the eldest son is ancestor of the Thekkepurackel branch.
Cheriankunju married Annamma from the Pukadiyil family. They had 2 sons, Cherian Thomas ( Kunjommachen) and P.C Jacob ( K ochukunju)
V. 1 Cherian Thomas ( Kunjommachen) - Thekkapurackel
Children: VI: 1. P.T. Cherian) ( Kochutty)
2. Jacob Thomas (Baby)
3. George Thomas ( Thankachen)
4. Thomas (Unnikunju)
5. Thomas Samuel ( Kunju)
6. Eype Thomas ( Kochappan)
Kunjommachen was a very tall hansom person. He married Aleyamma of Edathua Polackel family.
ii. 6 Thankamma was married to Daniel, son of Fr. Berslibi of Karicot, Niranam.
VI. 7 Kunjukujamma married to Alexander Muthalali of Niranam Kanyanthra Pallath.
Pennamma. Acquired nursing degree from Vellore medical College. She
was matron at Patna and Assam medical colleges. She is unmarried and
spends her retirement in Assam.
iii. 9. Achamma married to Johnnykutty of Kongalath house, Thiruvella.
Thankamma of Kuzhivelil family, Kizhvayipore. He retired as
superintend from a private estate was living in Erumali when he died.
VI. 1 P. T. Cherian (Kochutty)
Children: VII: 1. Elsy
. 6. Kunjumol
7. Achenkunju ( Rev. Fr. Thomas Cherian)
Among his 6 daughters, Elsy is married to Monachen Achenkovil Valakuzhy family
Susy is married to Kunjumone (Mani) of Kottayam Adimathra family.
Lali is married to Mathukutty Vechuchira Vattakalayil family.
Jessy married to Jomon Erumali Chalakuzhi family.
Lillykutty married to Johnnykutty Mallapally Vadakakara
Kunjumol married to Raju of Varayannur Vadakeparampil.
VII. 7 Achenkunju (Rev. Fr. Thomas Cherian
Susan. (Daughter of Mathai of Parackamannil, Vazhoor)
They have no children.
VI. 2. Jacob
Thomas ( Baby), the second son of Kunjommachen was unmarried. He was a
adviser and confidant of His Grace Kuriakose Coorilose till he died.
VI. 3. George Thomas (Thankachen)
Annamma Ayravadakkethil, Kuttamparoor
Children: VII. 1. Santhosh
VII. 1.Santosh married to
Anu, daughter of Markose of Mundakayam Eruthickel family.
Children: VIII. George Thomas
Santhosh passed M.Com and presently works in private company.
VII. 2 Satish is married to Shini.
Vii. 3 Shini is married to Jolly of Erumali Chalakuzhy family.
VI. 4. Thomas, the 4th son of Kunjommachen was unmarried. He was helping his brothers in agriculture . He died.
VI. 5 P.T. Samuel ( Kunju)
Susamma Puthenparampil, Chennithala
Children: VII. 1. Sam Thomas ( Kochumon)
VII. 2. John Sam (Shibu)
VII. 2. Shiny
He was involved with agriculture and died in 2005 in Mepral.
Kochumon works for a private company and Shibu is in the Middle East.
Shiny is married to Sunny john of Kallisseril Padinjare Edasseril family.
VI. 6 Eipe Thomas ( Kochappan)
Kochappan has retired from job with the Assam government and presently living in Thekkepurackel...
He was very active in Church and was instrumental in building a church for Malyalee Christians in Assam.
His wife Ammini
is the daughter of Mathew John of Muthoor Tharakanveetil family. Ammini
retired as a Matron from the N.F. Railway hospital.
They have no children.
V. 2. P.C. Jacob ( Kochukunjn) and Pazhaganadiyil sub-branch
(1) Sosamma Kodiyatt
(2) Dr. Aleyamma Shankaramangalath (Kunjaliamma)
Children: VI. 1. Annamma
Jacob Cherian (Kunjumone)
P.J. Mammen (Mammachen)
P. C. Jacob was
very hansom, 6 4 tall , and used to stand out in any crowd. After his
education in Kerala, he had further education in Calcutta. He worked
fro several years in Singapore, then returned to Mepral to take care of
the ancestral properties. He was first married to Sosamma, the daughter
of Kodiyattu Mr. K.G. Abraham (Kuttiachen), and he had 4 daughters in
After the death
of his first wife, he married Kunjalaimma from the Eraviparoor
Shakaramangalam family. Kunjaliamma was a good physician and many in
Mepral are grateful for the services she gave to them. Kunjumon and
Mammachen are her sons.
Kochunj appachen died in 1999 at the age of 99.
Of his daughters,
Annamma married to Alexander Panicker. ( Papachen) of Kundara Kampiyil house.
Ammini married to C.M. Mathai of (Joy) of Erumali Chalakuzhi house.
Ammukutty married to Mathukutty of Kamalavilas Pathanapuram family.
Susy married Dr. Dutta. They live in Assam.
VI. 5. Jacob Cherian (Kunjumone)
. Elizabeth (Babykutty)
Children: VII 1. P.C. Jacob (Kunju)
2. Abraham Cherian ( Kochumon)
3. Aleyamma Cherian (Kochumol)
Kunjumone takes care of the ancestral properties. He is also actively involved in the church and gives leadership to others.
VI. 6. P.J. Mammen ( Mammachen)
Children: VII. 1. Jacob Mammen (Shyam)
2. Snaha ( Snaha Elizabeth Mammen)
graduated from the Kerala University in 1971. In 1971 he joined the
Central Reserved police in the same year as sub inspector. For his
meritorious service he was promoted as inspector, assistant commandant,
and deputy commandant. In 1987, he received from the president of India
police medal for meritorious services. Presently he is the deputy
commandant in Coyampatore.
Mammachen is married to Susan, daughter of Papachen of Mepral Polachirackel family.
Kunju Varkeyachen (1876-1965) and Puthenpurackel Achentagathu Branch
IV. 2. Kunju Varkeyachen ( Thomas Varkey- P.T. Varkey))
Children: V. 1. Kunjamma
2. Varkey Thomas ( Kunjukunju)
5. Cherian ( Unniyachen)
Kunju Varkyachen was very hard working person well liked by all in
the family. People used to come to him to resolve disputes of all kind.
He had a very athletic body developed by hard physical work and
exercise training in his younger years. For an a man of his times, he
was well knowledgeable in world affairs. He was a voracious reader. He
had English education in the CMS school in Kottayam.
Papachen and Achenkunju died young
1. Kunjamma was married to Kunjappan of Kumarakam Vaippusseril family.
2. Sosamma was married to Kochunnoonni of Mavelikara Kottapurathu family.
3. Annamma was married to Baby ( J.C. Ittiarra ) of Kottayam Pulickel family.
V. 2. Varkey Thomas ( Kunjukunju) 1904- 1973
Accamma (Kunjamma) Pullipadvil Theveril
Children: VI. 1. Roy P. Thomas, MD.
2. Susan Thomas
3. Thomas P. Thomas
4. Sherry P. Thomas
Kunjukunju looked after the agricultural properties. He was also the first post master of Mepral.
VI. 1. Roy P. Thomas, MD.
Children: VII. 1. Rebecca Thomas, MD.
2. Roy P. Thomas, JR. M.B.A.
3. Mariam Thomas, MD
4. Robin P. Thomas
VII. 1. Rebecca Thomas MD( Reba)
Michael Peterson MD.
Reba is an oncologist and Michael a cardiologist. in USA.
2. Roy P. Thomas Jr. M.B.A. works for insurance industry.
3. Mariam Thomas, MD is a radiologist.
4. Robin is student in college.
VI. 2.Susan Thomas
Babu Kurian B.Sc. B.D.S.
Children: VII. 1. Dr. Sudeep Kurian
Dr. Anu Kurian
2. Dr. Suroopa Kurian
VI. 3. Thomas P. Thomas ( Thomaskutty)
Thomaskutty married Beena, daughter of P.N. Thomas of Puthuppally, Kottyam Parekulam family.
Deepu Thomas is their only son and he is a student.
VI. Sherry P. Thomas ( Kunju)
Sherry married Sujamol, daughter of Baby of Vakathanam. They have 3 sons, Shawn, Shane, and Sherwin.
V. Cherian ( Unnikunju) Malasia
Gracy, ( Daughter of Thomas of Valiaparampil family, Kumpanadu.
Children VI. 1. Molly (Achamma Margaret) married to Philip Oommen, son of Kanyanthra Manammal K.O. Philip)
VI. 2. Annamma, married to late C.K. Thomas of Vallamkualam Churilott
Kuriyal family. Annamma works for a Telecom company in Malaysia.
3. Elizabeth (Babymol) married to Engineer Shagher Mills and they are in Kolalampore, Malaysia.
4. Mariamma ( Alice) works for a marketing company in Malaysia
5. Thankamma Cherian is a senior executive and director in a company in Kulalampore, Malaysia.
VII. Varkey Cherian ( Sunny).
Usha, daughter of daughter of Ninan of Ayiroor Azhikakathu.
Children: VIII. 1. Angeline
Sunny is a computer engineer in Singapore.
V. P.V. Chacko ( Chackochen )
Thankamma Kaniyanthra Kodiyattu
They have only one daughter, Susan. She is married to Thomas Koshy ( Tommichen) of Vadaparampil family.
They have 2 sons. They live in Thiruvella near Pallipalam.