Benjamin Thomas

1819–1849 (Age 30)
Penboyr, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Thomas was born in 1819, in Penboyr, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Daniel Thomas, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Nichalson, was 30. He married Ann Jones on 19 March 1843, in Brechfa, Carmarthenshire, Wales. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Llandissilio, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841. He died in 1849, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Thomas
1819–1849
Ann Jones
1819–1869
Marriage: 19 March 1843
Daniel Thomas
1839–1849
Sarah Jones Thomas
1845–1928
Ann J Thomas
1848–1927

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 March 1843
Brechfa, Carmarthenshire, Wales
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Daniel Thomas

    Male1806–1856Male

    Male1808–1875Male

    Female1808–1901Female

    Male1809–Male

    Hannah Thomas

    Female1810–1880Female

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1820 · The Treaty of Doak's Stand 

Age 1

The Treaty of Doak’s Stand was a treaty with the Choctaw which makes up the majority of Mississippi. It made it so the Choctaw had to give up one-half of their remaining homeland. 
1823

Age 4

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 11

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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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Story Highlight

Benjamin Thomas

Information from historical records indicated that Benjamin and his wife Anne Jones and their children were taught by the early church missionary Dan Jones and consequently joined the Church of Jesus …

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Benjamin Thomas in household of Samuel Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Benjamin Thomas in entry for Sarah Jones Bohling, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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