Betty Thoms

Female27 February 1931–8 September 2014

Brief Life History of Betty

When Betty Thoms was born on 27 February 1931, in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, her father, Edward Henry Thoms, was 25 and her mother, Gertrude Austin, was 25. She died on 8 September 2014, in her hometown, at the age of 83.

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Edward Henry Thoms
Gertrude Austin
Betty Thoms

Sources (2)

  • Betty T Young in entry for Gertrude Austin Thoms, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Betty T Young in entry for Edward H Thoms, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.


Age 1

Los Angeles, California, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

North German, Scottish, and English: patronymic from a short form of Thomas .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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