Elizabeth M. Debord

Female11 October 1852–18 January 1944

Brief Life History of Elizabeth M.

When Elizabeth M. Debord was born on 11 October 1852, in Georgia, Morgan, Alabama, United States, her father, Daniel Debord, was 49 and her mother, Jane Isabell Murchison, was 26. She married Laban Henry Thomas on 26 November 1874, in Hopkins, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Hopkins, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 18 January 1944, in Hopkins, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Dike, Hopkins, Texas, United States.

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Laban Henry Thomas
Elizabeth M. Debord
Marriage: 26 November 1874
Jacob W Thomas
Richie Bell Thomas
Rilla Elizabeth Thomas
Levi Burton Thomas
Emily A Pickett

Sources (15)

  • Betty Thomas in household of Richie Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • E M Deboard, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Elizabeth M Thomas, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 November 1874Hopkins, Texas, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1856: San Saba, Texas, United States


    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

    Age 24

    A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of English Deborde , a surname of French origin.

    French: habitational name, with the preposition de ‘from’, for someone from a place called Bord, in Creuse, or perhaps, from either of two places called Bort, in Puy-de-Dôme and Corrèze. Alternatively, a topographic name for someone who lived at the side of a road, river, or similar, from bord ‘border, edge’.

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

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