Charles William Thomas

11 April 1879–6 February 1971 (Age 91)
Shelby, Missouri, United States

The Life of Charles William

When Charles William Thomas was born on 11 April 1879, in Shelby, Missouri, United States, his father, Samuel Freeman Thomas, was 44 and his mother, Susan Ellen Pulse, was 30. He married Florence Viola Ammons on 1 January 1903. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Dawson, Montana, United States in 1910 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died on 6 February 1971, in San Luis Obispo, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Charles William Thomas
Florence Viola Ammons
Marriage: 1 January 1903
William Rex Thomas

Spouse and Children

1 January 1903


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · Anaconda Established

Age 4

In 1883, Marcus Daly established the town of Anaconda, Montana. It was at the same time that the smelting works in Anaconda was established.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 24

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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Sources (3)

  • William Thomas in household of Samuel Thomas, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Thomas, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Charles W Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"

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