Thursa Elaine Derrick

12 March 1926–20 October 1985 (Age 59)
Bowman, Archer, Texas, United States

The Life of Thursa Elaine

When Thursa Elaine Derrick was born on 12 March 1926, in Bowman, Archer, Texas, United States, her father, Frank Hamilton Derrick, was 36 and her mother, Thursa M Jordan, was 33. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Erath, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 2, Erath, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 20 October 1985, at the age of 59, and was buried in Troup, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Hamilton Derrick
Thursa M Jordan
Electra Mildred Derrick
Thursa Jordan Derrick
Mary E Derrick
Opal V Derrick
Imogene V Derrick
Thursa Elaine Derrick

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    Electra Mildred Derrick


    Thursa Jordan Derrick


    Mary E Derrick


    Opal V Derrick


    Imogene V Derrick


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 3

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 16

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: from the personal name Derrick (now more commonly spelled Derek in England, earlier Dederick), which was introduced to England in the 15th century, from Dutch Diederick, Dirck ( see Terry ).2 Irish: an English introduction of the same origin as 1, but occasionally a variant of Derrig .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elaine Derrick in household of Frank H Derrick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elaine T Derrick in household of Frank H Derrick, "United States Census, 1940"

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