Rupert McEreath Thomas

1899–1975 (Age 76)
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

The Life of Rupert McEreath

When Rupert McEreath Thomas was born on 19 May 1899, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, his father, Edward J. Thomas, was 28 and his mother, Viola McElreath, was 25. He married Ruth Janet Moreland on 19 July 1923, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. He lived in West Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1900 and Whatcom, Washington, United States in 1930. He died on 9 July 1975, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 76.

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Rupert McEreath Thomas
Ruth Janet Moreland
Marriage: 19 July 1923

Spouse & Children

19 July 1923
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1871–1952Male

  • Viola McElreath




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Frederick Weyerhaeuser's Logging Business

Age 1

Weyerhaeuser Company started with 900,000 acres of timberland, with barely 3 employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. It has grown to become one of the largest sustainable forest products companies in the world.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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 (3)

  • Rupert Thomas in household of Edward J Thomas, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rupert M Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rupert M Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"

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