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
1859–1934
Mary Anna Thomas
1862–1908
Marriage: 1 February 1883
Laura E. Miller
1883–1951
Verdie Susan Miller
1885–1967
Elmer Thomas Miller
1887–1965
Mattie Virginia Miller
1889–1957
Ada W Miller
1891–
Ida B Miller
1891–
Esther C. Miller
1894–
Lulu A Miller
1901–1986

Spouse and Children

    George Edward Miller

    Male1859–1934Male

    Female1862–1908Female

MARRIAGE
1 February 1883
Rockingham, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Thomas

    Male1823–1910Male

    Elizabeth Swope

    Female1821–1901Female

siblings

(7)

    Susan Catherine Thomas

    Female1846–1936Female

    Female1847–1884Female

    Elizabeth Virginia Thomas

    Female1853–1862Female

    Peter Swope Thomas

    Male1857–1930Male

    Male1859–1949Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

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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