Ruth M Thomas

1898–1976 (Age 78)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ruth M

When Ruth M Thomas was born on 3 November 1898, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, William K THOMAS Jr., was 29 and her mother, Susan M. Myers, was 31. She married Walter Rel Kooser on 30 June 1920, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She died on 31 October 1976, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States.

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Ruth M Thomas
1898–1976
Walter Rel Kooser
1891–1970
Marriage: 30 June 1920

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
30 June 1920
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 2

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Ruth Thomas in household of William K Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Thomas in household of William Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Thomas in household of William Thomas, "United States Census, 1900"

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