Louis Adolphus Thomas

30 August 1878–
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Louis Adolphus

When Louis Adolphus Thomas was born on 30 August 1878, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Lucius A Thomas, was 35 and his mother, Emma Rice, was 23. He married Elizabeth A Peterquin on 19 July 1901, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Park Ridge, Maine Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

Louis Adolphus Thomas
1878–
Elizabeth A Peterquin
1879–
Marriage: 19 July 1901
Lucius Abel Thomas
1902–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 July 1901
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
children

(1)

    Lucius Abel Thomas

    Male1902–1977Male

Parents and Siblings

    Lucius A Thomas

    Male1843–1884Male

    Emma Rice

    Female1854–1892Female

siblings

(3)

    Minnie R Thomas

    Female1875–1895Female

    Jennie Thomas

    Female1876–1929Female

    Male1878–Male

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 7

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Louis Thomas in household of Lucius Thomas, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louis Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louis A Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"

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