Mary Anna Thomas

25 November 1862–3 August 1908 (Age 45)
Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Anna

When Mary Anna Thomas was born on 25 November 1862, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Thomas, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Swope, was 41. She married George Edward Miller on 1 February 1883, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Virginia, United States in 1870 and Ashby Magisterial District, Rockingham, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 3 August 1908, at the age of 45, and was buried in Beaver Creek Church Of The Brethren Cemetery, Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Edward Miller
Mary Anna Thomas
Marriage: 1 February 1883
Laura E. Miller
Verdie Susan Miller
Elmer Thomas Miller
Mattie Virginia Miller
Ada W Miller
Ida B Miller
Esther C. Miller
Lulu A Miller

Spouse and Children

    George Edward Miller



1 February 1883
Rockingham, Virginia, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Thomas


    Elizabeth Swope




    Susan Catherine Thomas



    Elizabeth Virginia Thomas


    Peter Swope Thomas



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 2

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 13

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Mary A Thomas in household of Jacob Thomas, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary A Miller in household of Geo E Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary A Thomas in household of Jacob Thomas, "United States Census, 1880"

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