Laura Thomas

23 April 1889–19 September 1969 (Age 80)
Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Laura

When Laura Thomas was born on 23 April 1889, in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William John Thomas, was 29 and her mother, Esther Annie Jacobs, was 29. She married Edwin Herbert Mitchelmore in 1912, in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Manitoba, Canada in 1916 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 19 September 1969, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Herbert Mitchelmore
Laura Thomas
Marriage: 1912
Muriel Grace Mitchelmore
Millicent Loreen Mitchelmore

Spouse and Children

Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    William John Thomas


    Esther Annie Jacobs




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 1

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 21

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Laura Thoams in household of William John Thoams, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Laura Mitchelmore in household of Edwin H Mitchelmore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lauria Mitchelmore in household of Edwin H Mitchelmore, "Canada Census, 1916"

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