William Jefferson Thomas II

18 December 1866–25 May 1907 (Age 40)
Georgia, United States

The Life of William Jefferson

When William Jefferson Thomas II was born on 18 December 1866, in Georgia, United States, his father, John Alexander Thomas, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Carnes, was 22. He married Maggie Carolina Stepp about 1896, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Acorn Tree, Paulding, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 25 May 1907, in Floyd, Georgia, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Bush Arbor Baptist Church Cemetery, Rome, Floyd, Georgia, United States.

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William Jefferson Thomas II
Maggie Carolina Stepp
Marriage: about 1896
Lillian Ozell Thomas

Spouse and Children

about 1896
Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, and South Indian: from the medieval personal name, of Biblical origin, from Aramaic t’ōm’a, a byname meaning ‘twin’. It was borne by one of the disciples of Christ, best 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. The Ukrainian form is Choma. It is found as a personal name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. is used as a family name among families from southern India.

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

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  • William J Thomas in household of John A Thomas, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William J Thomas in household of John A Thomas, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Jefferson Thomas, "Find A Grave Index"

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