James Claude Thomas

14 February 1896–3 February 1974 (Age 77)
Laurel Fork, Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Claude

When James Claude Thomas was born on 14 February 1896, in Laurel Fork, Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, Daniel Thomas, was 43 and his mother, Angeline E Reece, was 41. He married Maudie Elizabeth Mabry on 27 August 1919, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1896 and Laurel Fork Magisterial District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 3 February 1974, in Martinsville, Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Laurel Fork, Carroll, Virginia, United States.

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James Claude Thomas
Maudie Elizabeth Mabry
Marriage: 27 August 1919
Vernon Thomas
Roby Columbus Thomas
James June Thomas
Joseph Haven Thomas

Spouse and Children

27 August 1919
Carroll, Virginia, United States


    Vernon Thomas


    Roby Columbus Thomas


    James June Thomas


    Joseph Haven Thomas


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World Events (8)

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • James Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James C Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James C Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"

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