Alice Ruth Thomas

13 January 1927–30 September 1983 (Age 56)
Palms, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Alice Ruth

When Alice Ruth Thomas was born on 13 January 1927, in Palms, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, Louis Anthony Thomas Tomaselli, was 41 and her mother, Mary Alice Davis, was 35. She married Gilbert Edward Greer Jr on 31 May 1944, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 30 September 1983, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Edward Greer Jr
Alice Ruth Thomas
Marriage: 31 May 1944
Keith Edward Greer
David Thomas Greer Jongeward

Spouse and Children

31 May 1944
Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 10

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 15

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alice R Thomes in household of Louis A Thomes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Thomas in household of Louis A Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice Ruth Thomas, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

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