Ruth Lucille Thomas

1917–1989 (Age 72)
Kennard, Salem Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ruth Lucille

When Ruth Lucille Thomas was born on 14 February 1917, in Kennard, Salem Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States, her father, Edward Burnett Thomas, was 41 and her mother, Anna Florence Wilkins, was 40. She lived in Salem Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Urbana, Urbana Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 27 February 1989, in Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Kennard, Champaign, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Burnett Thomas
1875–1943
Anna Florence Wilkins
1876–1952
Harold V Thomas
1904–1967
Dorothy Christine Thomas
1906–1976
Mildred Oguereda Thomas
1909–2002
Ruth Lucille Thomas
1917–1989

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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 Thomas in household of Edward Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth L Thomas in household of Edward B Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Thomas, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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