Maria Thomas

28 June 1848–10 October 1922 (Age 74)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Thomas was born on 28 June 1848, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, Preston Thomas, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Ann Jane Morehead, was 31. She married Jason Elihu Howell on 12 December 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Oxford, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Oxford, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 10 October 1922, in Latah, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Jason Elihu Howell
1837–1876
Maria Thomas
1848–1922
Marriage: 12 December 1870
Jason Elihue Howell
1871–1905
Elizabeth Turner Howell
1874–
Jane Howell
1875–
Harrison H Howell
1877–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864
    Age 16
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Bannock, Idaho, United States 1946: Franklin, Idaho, United States
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 20
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English, French, Walloon, Breton, German, Dutch, Flemish, Danish, Greek, West Indian (mainly Haiti and Jamaica), and African (mainly Tanzania and Nigeria): from the personal name Thomas, of Biblical (New Testament) origin, from Aramaic t’ōm’a, a byname meaning ‘twin’. It was borne by one of the disciples of Christ, known for his scepticism about Christ's resurrection (John 20:24–29). The Th- spelling is organic, the initial letter of the name in the Greek New Testament being a theta. The English pronunciation as t rather than th- is the result of French influence from an early date. In Britain, the surname is widely distributed throughout the country, but especially common in Wales and Cornwall. In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed many cognates from other languages (e.g. Assyrian/Chaldean or Arabic Toma and Tuma , Albanian Toma and Thoma , and Slavic surnames listed in 3 below), and their patronymics and other derivatives (e.g. Polish Tomaszewski and Slovenian Tomažič; see Tomazic ). In France, this surname is most common in the Vosges and Brittany. The name Thomas is also found among Christians in southern India (compare Machan , Mammen , and Oommen ), but since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames, the southern Indian name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US. This surname is also very common among African Americans.Native American (e.g. Navajo): adoption of the English personal name Thomas (see 1 above) as a surname.Germanized or Americanized form of Polish Tomas , Tomasz, and Tomaś, Sorbian Tomaš (see also 4 below), Croatian Tomaš and Tomas , Slovenian Tomaš and Tomaž, Czech and Slovak Tomáš, all meaning ‘Thomas’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Maria and her vision !

    Having business with T.C.D. Howells, aged eighty-five, and an old timer and member of the Mormon Battalion, and now residing at Clifton, Idaho. Charles Crowshaw, our local agent, drove the writer ove …

    Sources (16)

    • Maria Thomas in household of Preston Thomas, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Maria Howell in household of Jasen Howell, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Maria Thomas, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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