Ruth Lucille Thomas

1906–2000 (Age 93)
Sugar Creek Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ruth Lucille

When Ruth Lucille Thomas was born on 20 October 1906, in Sugar Creek Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States, her father, John Ivan Thomas, was 25 and her mother, Mary A Sakemiller, was 22. She married Joseph W Smith on 12 May 1926, in Putnam, Ohio, United States. She died on 24 September 2000, in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Ruth Lucille Thomas
Joseph W Smith
Marriage: 12 May 1926

Spouse & Children

12 May 1926
Putnam, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Blanche Estella Thomas


  • Female1906–2000Female

  • William Ivan Thomas


  • Flossie Mae Thomas


  • Female1913–1994Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Ruth Thomas in household of John I Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Thomas, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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