Rulon Wells Thomas

1897–1967 (Age 70)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life of Rulon Wells

When Rulon Wells Thomas was born on 5 April 1897, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Edward Thomas, was 55 and his mother, Sarah Huldah Stoddard, was 37. He married Hilda D'On Ashton on 24 June 1926, in Uintah, Utah, United States. He immigrated to Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1952 and lived in Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900 and Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 25 October 1967, at the age of 70, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Rulon Wells Thomas
Hilda D'On Ashton
Marriage: 24 June 1926

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24 June 1926
Uintah, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · The Burro Mine

Age 10

The Burro Mine was a large mining area that produced gold, silver, copper, and other valuable metals. The mine was dissolved involuntarily on November 9, 1974.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Ruland W Thomas in household of Huldah Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rulon W Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rulon W. Thomas in household of Hulda Thomas, "United States Census, 1900"

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