W L Thomas

1891–Male
Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of W L

When W L Thomas was born in December 1891, in Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, his father, George Riley Thomas, was 44 and his mother, Ann Eveline Prater, was 41.

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Family Time Line

George Riley Thomas
1847–1923
Ann Eveline Prater
1850–1918
Lucinda M Lulu Thomas
1876–
Thomas
1884–1884
Rosa E Thomas
1877–
Lyda Clara Thomas
1880–1955
Helen L Thomas
1882–
Claude Fountain Thomas Sr
1885–1956
J S Claud Thomas
1885–
Mercer E H Thomas
1888–1957
W L Thomas
1891–

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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 3

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 32

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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  • W L Thomas in household of George R Thomas, "United States Census, 1900"

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