Elizabeth Mary Thomas

2 January 1859–22 March 1865 (Age 6)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Mary

When Elizabeth Mary Thomas was born on 2 January 1859, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas Foster Thomas, was 29 and her mother, Mary Davies, was 35. She died on 22 March 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 6, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Foster Thomas
1829–1900
Mary Davies
1823–1865
Jane Thomas
1848–1917
Thomas F Thomas Jr
1850–1856
Janet Thomas
1852–1930
Nephi Thomas
1854–1856
Moroni Thomas
1857–1857
Alma Thomas
1858–1858
Elizabeth Mary Thomas
1859–1865
Jonathan Davis Thomas
1860–1901
Mary Elizabeth Thomas
1865–1865
Thomas Thomas
1865–1865

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World Events (5)

1860
Age 1
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863
Age 4
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 4
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

English, French, Walloon, Breton, German, Dutch, Flemish, Danish, Greek, West Indian (mainly Haiti and Jamaica), and African (mainly Tanzania and Nigeria): from the personal name Thomas, of Biblical (New Testament) origin, from Aramaic t’ōm’a, a byname meaning ‘twin’. It was borne by one of the disciples of Christ, known for his scepticism about Christ's resurrection (John 20:24–29). The Th- spelling is organic, the initial letter of the name in the Greek New Testament being a theta. The English pronunciation as t rather than th- is the result of French influence from an early date. In Britain, the surname is widely distributed throughout the country, but especially common in Wales and Cornwall. In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed many cognates from other languages (e.g. Assyrian/Chaldean or Arabic Toma and Tuma , Albanian Toma and Thoma , and Slavic surnames listed in 3 below), and their patronymics and other derivatives (e.g. Polish Tomaszewski and Slovenian Tomažič; see Tomazic ). In France, this surname is most common in the Vosges and Brittany. The name Thomas is also found among Christians in southern India (compare Machan , Mammen , and Oommen ), but since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames, the southern Indian name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US. This surname is also very common among African Americans.Native American (e.g. Navajo): adoption of the English personal name Thomas (see 1 above) as a surname.Germanized or Americanized form of Polish Tomas , Tomasz, and Tomaś, Sorbian Tomaš (see also 4 below), Croatian Tomaš and Tomas , Slovenian Tomaš and Tomaž, Czech and Slovak Tomáš, all meaning ‘Thomas’.

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

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Sources (12)

  • Elizth M Thomas, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Elizabeth Mary Thomas birth 2 January 1859, Missouri, United States recorded in Salt Lake City, Utah 21st Ward Membership Record, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - IMAGE
  • Elizabeth N Thomas, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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