Matte R THOMAS

1896–
New Mexico, United States

The Life of Matte R

When Matte R THOMAS was born in 1896, in New Mexico, United States, her father, David William Thomas, was 31 and her mother, Mary Josephine MINOR, was 32.

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Family Time Line

David William Thomas
1865–1940
Mary Josephine MINOR
1864–1923
Mabel Mary Thomas
1895–1919
Benjamin E Thomas
1904–1908
Grace E THOMAS
1906–1922
Matte R THOMAS
1896–
Mary Thomas
1899–

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 0

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912

Age 16

New Mexico is the 47th state.

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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