Ruth Marie Thomas

1908–1987 (Age 79)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ruth Marie

When Ruth Marie Thomas was born on 28 May 1908, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Fleming Gill Thomas, was 35 and her mother, Mary Lula Rierson, was 31. She married Neal Clyde McKenzie on 15 May 1927, in Pinehurst, Moore, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Township 9 Mineral Springs, Moore, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and West End, Moore, North Carolina, United States in 1987. She died on 19 August 1987, in Pinehurst, Moore, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Moore, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruth Marie Thomas
Neal Clyde McKenzie
Marriage: 15 May 1927
Frances Marie McKenzie
Neil Flemming Mckenzie

Spouse & Children

15 May 1927
Pinehurst, Moore, North Carolina, United States


  • Frances Marie McKenzie


  • Neil Flemming Mckenzie


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+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 10

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 Mckenzie in household of N Clyde Mckenzie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Thomas in household of Flemming Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Thomas in household of Flemin G Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"

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