Helen Morrine Thomas

14 June 1924–18 January 2005 (Age 80)
Lynn Grove, Calloway, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Helen Morrine

When Helen Morrine Thomas was born on 14 June 1924, in Lynn Grove, Calloway, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Dewey Thomas, was 18 and her mother, Orell Shell, was 17. She married Rupert Dennis Tynes on 19 June 1943, in Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Magisterial District 5, Graves, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 18 January 2005, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Highland Park Cemetery, Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Rupert Dennis Tynes
Helen Morrine Thomas
Marriage: 19 June 1943

Spouse and Children

19 June 1943
Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 2

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.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 7

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Helen M Thomas in household of Dewy G Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen Masine Thomas, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Helen T Seal, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.