Thomas Thomason

1850–Male
Georgia, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Thomason was born in November 1850, in Georgia, United States, his father, Martin O Thomason, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Amanda Clegg, was 22. He lived in Jasper, Georgia, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Martin O Thomason
1820–1880
Sarah Amanda Clegg
1828–
Samuel E Thomason Sr
1846–1915
Ella J Thomason
1859–
Sarah Elizabeth Thomason
1848–
Thomas Thomason
1850–
Mary C Thomason
1853–
Georgia A Thomason
1854–
Jackson Clark Thomason
1859–1921
Richard Wesley Thomason
1864–1910
Martin Thomason
1874–
Peter Thomason
1879–

Parents and Siblings

    Martin O Thomason

    Male1820–1880Male

    Sarah Amanda Clegg

    Female1828–Female

siblings

(10)

    Male1846–1915Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Thomason

    Female1848–Female

    Male1850–Male

    Mary C Thomason

    Female1853–Female

    Georgia A Thomason

    Female1854–Female

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World Events (3)

1861

Age 11

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 13

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English and Scottish: patronymic form from the personal name Thomas .2 Scandinavian and Dutch: Americanized form of Thomassen or Thomasson .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Thomas Thomaston in household of Martin O Thomaston, "United States Census, 1850"

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