Lilborn Ellehue Thomas

1875–1969 (Age 93)
Christian, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Lilborn Ellehue

When Lilborn Ellehue Thomas was born on 8 August 1875, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Knox Polk Thomas, was 25 and his mother, Lydia Jane Kennedy, was 24. He married Matilda Jane Mitchell on 8 August 1896, in Christian, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Charleston, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 3 Bucksnort, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 27 April 1969, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Caldwell, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lilborn Ellehue Thomas
Matilda Jane Mitchell
Marriage: 8 August 1896
Jessie Mae Thomas
Lucretia Mcneely
Harley O Thomas
Forest E Thomas
Otho Elehue Thomas
Cora E Thomas
Stallard Thomas
Lydia Lucretia Thomas
Mildred Virginia Thomas
William Calvin Thomas

Spouse & Children

8 August 1896
Christian, Kentucky, United States


  • Female1898–1990Female

  • Male1899–1992Male

  • Forest E Thomas


  • Otho Elehue Thomas


  • Cora E Thomas


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+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 17

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Lilburn E Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lilburn E Thomas, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lilburn E Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"

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