Ava L Thomas

2 June 1875–17 April 1924 (Age 48)
Hamilton, Texas, United States

The Life of Ava L

When Ava L Thomas was born on 2 June 1875, in Hamilton, Texas, United States, her father, Calvin Logan Thomas, was 37 and her mother, Saloma Wells, was 24. She married John W. Currence on 27 June 1897, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States. She lived in Colton, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1910 and Adair, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 17 April 1924, in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Highland Park Cemetery, Benton Township, Adair, Missouri, United States.

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John W. Currence
Ava L Thomas
Marriage: 27 June 1897

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    John W. Currence



27 June 1897
San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 1

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 15

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Ava L Currence in household of John Currence, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ava L Currence in household of John W Currence, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ava L Currence in household of John W Currence, "United States Census, 1910"

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