Leonard Adam Thomas

6 November 1895–20 January 1977 (Age 81)
Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Leonard Adam

When Leonard Adam Thomas was born on 6 November 1895, in Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Daniel Saylor Thomas, was 30 and his mother, Barbara Christine Miller, was 26. He married Bertha J. Moore on 7 May 1923. He lived in Ashby Magisterial District, Rockingham, Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 20 January 1977, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Leonard Adam Thomas
Bertha J. Moore
Marriage: 7 May 1923

Spouse and Children

7 May 1923

Parents and Siblings



    Charley Miller Thomas



    Eva Catherine Thomas


    Mady Elizabeth Thomas



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 4

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

Age 22

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Leonard A Thomas in household of Daniel I Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leonard Thomas in household of Saylor Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leonard Thomas in household of D Sailor Thomas, "United States Census, 1900"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.