Easter Belle Thomason

1890–1983 (Age 93)
Brown Land District, Texas, United States

The Life of Easter Belle

When Easter Belle Thomason was born on 6 April 1890, in Brown Land District, Texas, United States, her father, Charles Bauldon Thomason, was 37 and her mother, Emily Allen, was 30. She had at least 1 son with Grover Morgan Grooms. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Burleson, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, Brown, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 23 March 1983, in Brownwood, Brown, Texas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brownwood, Brown, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Easter Belle Thomason
1890–1983
Grover Morgan Grooms
1884–1938
Cleo Grooms
1912–

Spouse & Children

children

(1)

  • Cleo Grooms

    Male1912–Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Bauldon Thomason

    Male1853–1924Male

  • Female1859–1947Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 4

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

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

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)

  • Ester B Grooms in household of Grover L Grooms, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ester B Grooms in household of Charles B Thomason, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Easter Belle Thomason, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"

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