Ruth Lucille Thomas

1902–1984 (Age 82)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruth Lucille

When Ruth Lucille Thomas was born on 14 April 1902, in Virginia, United States, her father, George Hampton Thomas, was 31 and her mother, Bettie Hunt Davenport, was 28. She married Zebedee Gilliam Headley Jr on 23 December 1922, in Lancaster, Virginia, United States. She lived in Wicomico, Northumberland, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 18 October 1984, in Kilmarnock, Lancaster, Virginia, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Hopewell Church, Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Ruth Lucille Thomas
Zebedee Gilliam Headley Jr
Marriage: 23 December 1922

Spouse & Children

23 December 1922
Lancaster, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 15

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 25

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 L Headly in household of Zebedu G Headly Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Thomas in household of John D Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Thomas in household of George H Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"

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