Thelma Heath

1916–12 March 2005 (Age 89)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Thelma

When Thelma Heath was born in 1916, in Michigan, United States, her father, Harlie Clyde B. Heath, was 27 and her mother, Marjorie Cady, was 23. She married William C Jasper on 10 June 1939, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. She lived in Dundee Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Milano, Lombardy, Italy in 2005. She died on 12 March 2005, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Ridgeway, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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William C Jasper
Thelma Heath
Marriage: 10 June 1939

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10 June 1939
Lucas, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 0

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.

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a heath (Middle English hethe, Old English hǣð) or a habitational name from any of the numerous places, for example in Bedfordshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and West Yorkshire, named with this word. The same word also denoted heather, the characteristic plant of heathland areas. This surname has also been established in Dublin since the late 16th century.

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

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  • Thelma Heath in household of Harley C Heath, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thelma Jasper in household of John Jasper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thelma Heath in household of Harley Heath, "United States Census, 1920"

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