Sarah Jane Thomas

13 April 1864–4 May 1940 (Age 76)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Thomas was born on 13 April 1864, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Thomas William Thomas, was 20 and her mother, Martha Ann Gardner, was 23. She married William B. Hankins in May 1900, in Madison, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Union Township, Madison, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years and Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 4 May 1940, in Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Madison, Arkansas, United States.

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William B. Hankins
Sarah Jane Thomas
Marriage: May 1900
Martha Anna Hankins
Jesse S. Hankins

Spouse and Children

    William B. Hankins



May 1900
Madison, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 19

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Sariah J Thomas in household of Thomas Thomas, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah J Hankins in household of William Hankins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah J Hankins in household of William Hankins, "United States Census, 1910"

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