Sarah Ellen Thomason

1879–1951 (Age 72)
Brownwood, Brown, Texas, United States

The Life of Sarah Ellen

When Sarah Ellen Thomason was born on 14 March 1879, in Brownwood, Brown, Texas, United States, her father, Charles Bauldon Thomason, was 26 and her mother, Emily Allen, was 19. She lived in Byrds, Brown, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 4, Floyd, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 1 September 1951, at the age of 72.

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Sarah Ellen Thomason
William Newton Johnson

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Bauldon Thomason


  • Female1859–1947Female



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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English and Scottish: patronymic form from the personal name Thomas .2 Scandinavian and Dutch: Americanized form of Thomassen or Thomasson .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • S E Thomasson in household of C B Thomasson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah E Johnson in household of Wm N Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Ellie Johnson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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