Thomas James Heard

5 March 1898–3 December 1986 (Age 88)
Decatur, Georgia, United States

The Life of Thomas James

When Thomas James Heard was born on 5 March 1898, in Decatur, Georgia, United States, his father, James Thomas Heard, was 49 and his mother, Martha Eliza "Liza" Ard, was 40. He married Mary Unita Bland about 1922. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in District 635, Seminole, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 1342, Decatur, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 3 December 1986, in Bainbridge, Decatur, Georgia, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Thomas James Heard
1898–1986
Mary Unita Bland
1905–1981
Marriage: about 1922
Herny Thomas Heard
1924–1925
Willis Lenorad Heard
1926–1992
James Franklin Heard
1929–1988
Jessie Raymond Heard
1933–2001
Mary Sue Heard
1939–1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1922
children

(5)

    Herny Thomas Heard

    Male1924–1925Male

    Male1926–1992Male

    James Franklin Heard

    Male1929–1988Male

    Male1933–2001Male

    Mary Sue Heard

    Female1939–1943Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Thomas Heard

    Male1848–1913Male

    Martha Eliza "Liza" Ard

    Female1857–1935Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1920

Age 22

Historical Boundaries: 1920: Seminole, Georgia, United States
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 24

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly southwest): occupational name for a tender of animals, normally a cowherd or shepherd, from Middle English herde (Old English hi(e)rde).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • T J Herd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas Heard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tom Heard in household of James T Heard, "United States Census, 1910"

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