Dylan Marlais Thomas

27 October 1914–9 November 1953 (Age 39)
Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Dylan Marlais

When Dylan Marlais Thomas was born on 27 October 1914, in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, David John Thomas Jr., was 37 and his mother, Florence Hannah Williams, was 32. He married Caitlin Macnamara on 11 July 1937, in Penzance, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in United States in 1953. He died on 9 November 1953, in New York, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Dylan Marlais Thomas
1914–1953
Caitlin Macnamara
1913–1994
Marriage: 11 July 1937
Llewelyn Edouard Thomas
1939–2000
Aeronwy Bryn Thomas
1943–2009
Colm Garan Hart Thomas
1949–2012

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 July 1937Penzance, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 2
    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.
    1918
    Age 4
    WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
    1925 · National Party (Plaid Cymru) Founded
    Age 11
    The Plaid Cymru, or the National Party, started out as a social movement against threats to the Welsh language and customs. It wasn’t until 1966 that the party had a seat in Parliament. 

    Name Meaning

    English, French, Walloon, Breton, German, Dutch, Flemish, Danish, Greek, West Indian (mainly Haiti and Jamaica), and African (mainly Tanzania and Nigeria): from the personal name Thomas, of Biblical (New Testament) origin, from Aramaic t’ōm’a, a byname meaning ‘twin’. It was borne by one of the disciples of Christ, 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. In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed many cognates from other languages (e.g. Assyrian/Chaldean or Arabic Toma and Tuma , Albanian Toma and Thoma , and Slavic surnames listed in 3 below), and their patronymics and other derivatives (e.g. Polish Tomaszewski and Slovenian Tomažič; see Tomazic ). In France, this surname is most common in the Vosges and Brittany. The name Thomas is also found among Christians in southern India (compare Machan , Mammen , and Oommen ), but since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames, the southern Indian name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US. This surname is also very common among African Americans.Native American (e.g. Navajo): adoption of the English personal name Thomas (see 1 above) as a surname.Germanized or Americanized form of Polish Tomas , Tomasz, and Tomaś, Sorbian Tomaš (see also 4 below), Croatian Tomaš and Tomas , Slovenian Tomaš and Tomaž, Czech and Slovak Tomáš, all meaning ‘Thomas’.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Dylan Marlais Thomas - Published information: birth-name: Dylan Thomas
    • Thomas, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
    • Dylan Thomas in entry for Mrs Caitlin Thomas, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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