William Henry Harrison Thomas

18 June 1909–17 April 1986 (Age 76)
Cambridge Township, Henry, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Henry Harrison

When William Henry Harrison Thomas was born on 18 June 1909, in Cambridge Township, Henry, Illinois, United States, his father, William H Thomas, was 44 and his mother, Nettie Louise Engstrom, was 28. He married Ruby Mae Milburn on 17 September 1937, in Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, United States. He died on 17 April 1986, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Rose Dale Cemetery, Andover Township, Henry, Illinois, United States.

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William Henry Harrison Thomas
1909–1986
Ruby Mae Milburn
1914–1994
Marriage: 17 September 1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 September 1937
Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 1

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1931

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • William Thomas in household of Mary Engstrom, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William H H Thomas in household of Nettie Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"

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