Nell Carter Thomas

19 March 1925–28 August 2002 (Age 77)
Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Nell Carter

Nell Carter Thomas was born on 19 March 1925, in Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom. She married William Chester Wood. She died on 28 August 2002, at the age of 77, and was buried in Williamson, Texas, United States.

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William Chester Wood
1915–2002
Nell Carter Thomas
1925–2002
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World Events (8)

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 4

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1940

Age 15

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
1948

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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