Lillian Thomas

10 March 1895–25 May 1974 (Age 79)
Texas, United States

The Life of Lillian

When Lillian Thomas was born on 10 March 1895, in Texas, United States, her father, Robert G. Thomas, was 27 and her mother, Cora A Rudder, was 23. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Carl Preston Ribble. She lived in Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Lamar, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 25 May 1974, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Preston Ribble
Lillian Thomas
Artie Wayne Ribble
Juanita Ribble
Carl Thomas Ribble
Joseph Leon Ribble

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Robert G. Thomas


    Cora A Rudder




    Bessie Thomas




    A C Thomas


    Dick Thomas


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Lillie Ribble in household of Carl Ribble, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lilly Ribble in household of Carl P Ribble, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillie Thomas in household of Robert Thomas, "United States Census, 1900"

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