Ruth M. Thomas

1922–1996 (Age 74)
West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ruth M.

When Ruth M. Thomas was born on 16 January 1922, in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Henry Isaiah Thomas, was 29 and her mother, Flora May Parker, was 26. She married Roland R. Jalbert on 14 July 1940, in Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1935 and Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. She died on 30 October 1996, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Ruth M. Thomas
Roland R. Jalbert
Marriage: 14 July 1940

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14 July 1940
Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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 M Thomas in household of Henry I Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth M Thomas in household of Henry I Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth M Thomas in entry for Roland R Jalbert, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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