Alson Thomas

27 October 1918–12 April 1997 (Age 78)
Estill, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Alson

When Alson Thomas was born on 27 October 1918, in Estill, Kentucky, United States, his father, Clark F Thomas, was 31 and his mother, Henrietta Kidwell, was 24. He married Margaret Evelyn Davis on 13 December 1941, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Thomas, Estill, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 12 April 1997, in Winchester, Clark, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Panola, Madison, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alson Thomas
Margaret Evelyn Davis
Marriage: 13 December 1941
Dennis Alson Thomas
Willard Clark Thomas

Spouse and Children

13 December 1941
Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Clarence Woodrow Thomas


    Clara Thomas




    Lorain Thomas


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 8

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 23

Japanese attack 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)

  • Alson Thomas in household of Clark Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alson Thomas in household of Clark F Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alson Thomas, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

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