Philip Thomas

1787–Male
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Philip

When Philip Thomas was born in 1787, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, George Christian Thomas, was 33 and his mother, Lydia Mason, was 25.

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Family Time Line

George Christian Thomas
1754–1828
Lydia Mason
1762–1834
Philip Thomas
1772–
George Thomas
1784–
Philip Thomas
1787–
Mason Thomas
1796–
Martha Thomas
1799–1888
Henry N Thomas
1803–1880
Elizabeth Thomas
1805–
Hiram Thomas
1807–

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World Events (3)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 0

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1790 · 13th State

Age 3

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.

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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  • Genealogy of the Sampson Mason family

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