Ruth M Thomas

1908–1977 (Age 68)
Wellston, Jackson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ruth M

Ruth M Thomas was born on 13 October 1908, in Wellston, Jackson, Ohio, United States. She married Edward Hewitt Clapham on 26 August 1933, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 7 February 1977, in Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Ruth M Thomas
1908–1977
Edward Hewitt Clapham
1908–1996
Marriage: 26 August 1933
Edward Geoffrey Clapham
1935–2009

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
26 August 1933
Franklin, Ohio, United States
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

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.
1927

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 Clapham in household of Edward Clapham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Thomas in household of W Edward Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth M Thomas in household of William E Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"

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