Falls Lewis Thomason

5 April 1896–21 December 1951 (Age 55)
Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Falls Lewis

When Falls Lewis Thomason was born on 5 April 1896, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, his father, Lewis William Thomasson, was 22 and his mother, Della Georgiana Austin, was 21. He married Clara Gaston Adams on 26 August 1921, in Gaston, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 21 December 1951, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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Falls Lewis Thomason
Clara Gaston Adams
Marriage: 26 August 1921
Betty Thomason
Margaret Adele Thomason

Spouse and Children

26 August 1921
Gaston, North Carolina, United States



    Margaret Adele Thomason


Parents and Siblings

    Lewis William Thomasson


    Della Georgiana Austin




World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 1

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English and Scottish: patronymic form from the personal name Thomas .2 Scandinavian and Dutch: Americanized form of Thomassen or Thomasson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Falls L Thomason, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Falls L Thomason in household of Louis W Thomason, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Falls L Thomason, "North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919"

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