Richard Allen Thomason

1876–1959 (Age 82)
Bosque, Texas, United States

The Life of Richard Allen

When Richard Allen Thomason was born on 26 October 1876, in Bosque, Texas, United States, his father, Charles Bauldon Thomason, was 23 and his mother, Emily Allen, was 17. He married Emma Bell Owen on 27 December 1905, in Brown Land District, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Medina, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 1, Brown, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 August 1959, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bangs Cemetery, Bangs, Brown, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Allen Thomason
1876–1959
Emma Bell Owen
1884–1971
Marriage: 27 December 1905
Worth Loving Thomason
1909–1987
Robert Allie Thomason
1917–1978

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 December 1905
Brown Land District, Texas, United States
children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Bauldon Thomason

    Male1853–1924Male

  • Female1859–1947Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 5

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 5

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 22

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)

  • R A Thomasson in household of C B Thomasson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • R A Nornacant, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard A Thomason, "United States Census, 1940"

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