William McDonald Thomas

30 October 1913–8 August 1992 (Age 78)
Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States

The Life Summary of William McDonald

When William McDonald Thomas was born on 30 October 1913, in Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States, his father, William Montgomery Thomas, was 26 and his mother, Marguerite Jane McDonald, was 25. He married Jennie Louise Ricottone on 12 June 1938, in Aguilar, Las Animas, Colorado, United States. He lived in Antonito, Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Alamosa, Alamosa, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 8 August 1992, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado, United States.

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William McDonald Thomas
1913–1992
Jennie Louise Ricottone
1917–1999
Marriage: 12 June 1938

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World Events (8)

1914 · The Ludlow Massacre
Age 1
On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 3
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 22
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, and South Indian: from the medieval personal name, of Biblical origin, from Aramaic t’ōm’a, a byname meaning ‘twin’. It was borne by one of the disciples of Christ, best known for his scepticism about Christ's resurrection (John 20:24–29). The th- spelling is organic, the initial letter of the name in the Greek New Testament being a theta. The English pronunciation as t rather than th- is the result of French influence from an early date. In Britain the surname is widely distributed throughout the country, but especially common in Wales and Cornwall. The Ukrainian form is Choma. It is found as a personal name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. is used as a family name among families from southern India.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (5)

  • William Thomas in household of William Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wm M Thomas in household of Wm M Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"

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