Rupert J Thomas

1885–1936 (Age 51)
Boyce, Rapides, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Rupert J

When Rupert J Thomas was born on 10 February 1885, in Boyce, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, his father, Jones E. Thomas, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Davis, was 21. He lived in Jackson, East Feliciana, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Ward Ten, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1930. He died on 10 December 1936, in Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Hot Wells, Rapides, Louisiana, United States.

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Jones E. Thomas
Sarah Elizabeth Davis
Rupert J Thomas
Arthur Spurgeon Thomas
Fannie Thomas
James Foster Thomas

Parents & Siblings

  • Jones E. Thomas


  • Sarah Elizabeth Davis




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 15

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Rupert Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rupert Thomas in household of W S Moore, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rupert Thomas in household of Robert Beoels, "United States Census, 1930"

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