Lilian Emma Thomas

1883–1963 (Age 80)
New Zealand

The Life of Lilian Emma

When Lilian Emma Thomas was born in 1883, in New Zealand, her father, Frederick George Thomas, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Frances Timms, was 25. She married Frank Pope in 1900, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1963, in her hometown, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Lilian Emma Thomas
Frank Pope
Marriage: 1900
Sarah Elizabeth Jane Pope
Frank Pope

Spouse & Children

New Zealand


Parents & Siblings

  • Frederick George Thomas


  • Sarah Frances Timms




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World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 4

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.

Age 10

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.

Age 24

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

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 (2)

  • Lilian Emma Thomas, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lilian Emma Thomas - Government record: birth-name: Lilian Emma Thomas

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