Mary Margaret Thomas

1913–2010 (Age 96)
Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret Thomas was born on 4 October 1913, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, her father, John G. Thomas, was 32 and her mother, Mary Margaret Blackburn, was 33. She married Daniel Breeze Churton on 25 December 1940, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 13 July 2010, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, at the age of 96.

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Mary Margaret Thomas
Daniel Breeze Churton
Marriage: 25 December 1940
Norma Lynn Churton

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25 December 1940
Franklin, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 9

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 28

Japanese attack 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)

  • Mary M Thomas in household of John Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary M Thomas in household of John Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary M Thomas in household of John G Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"

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