Henry Thomas

from 1738 to 1760–18 April 1816 (Age 78)
Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Henry

When Henry Thomas was born from 1738 to 1760, in Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Michael Thomas, was 39 and his mother, Anna Catherine Clara Wieland, was 35. He married Catherine Simmons about 1778, in Tenmile Creek, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 18 April 1816, in Tyler, Tyler, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Henry Thomas
1738–1816
Catherine Simmons
1756–1830
Marriage: about 1778
Adam Thomas
1776–
Jacob Thomas
1780–1878
Elizabeth Thomas
1780–
Christina Thomas
1782–
George Thomas
1783–1861
Charles Thomas
1784–1855
John Thomas
1786–1851
Jesse Thomas
1787–
Daniel THOMAS
1790–1848
Catharine Thomas
1793–1835
Jane Thomas
1796–1868
Jeremiah Thomas
1797–1855
Elizabeth "Betsey" Thomas
1799–1846

Spouse and Children

    Male1738–1816Male

    Catherine Simmons

    Female1756–1830Female

MARRIAGE
about 1778
Tenmile Creek, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(13)

    Male1776–Male

    Jacob Thomas

    Male1780–1878Male

    Elizabeth Thomas

    Female1780–Female

    Christina Thomas

    Female1782–Female

    Male1783–1861Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(20)

    Henry H. Thomas

    Male1738–1815Male

    Michael Thomas

    Male1738–1815Male

    Male1747–1817Male

    Male1748–Male

    Male1738–1816Male

+15 More Children

World Events (6)

1775

Age 37

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 43

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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