John Bell Thomas

27 January 1874–23 November 1969 (Age 95)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Bell

When John Bell Thomas was born on 27 January 1874, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Harvey Thomas, was 27 and his mother, Rachel Louvenia Horton, was 25. He married Alice Nell Pass on 27 December 1896, in Denton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Denton, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 1, Denton, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 23 November 1969, in Denton, Denton, Texas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Sanger, Denton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bell Thomas
1874–1969
Alice Nell Pass
1881–1928
Marriage: 27 December 1896
Lena Lucille Thomas
1898–1989
Lewis J. Thomas
Ina Thomas
1899–1900
Claude Lemuel Thomas
1902–1970
Ollin B. Thomas
1903–1912
Stanley Thomas
1907–
Hazel Thomas
1910–
Jack Thomas
1911–2002
Eugena Thomas
1912–
John Thomas
1914–
James E. Thomas
1918–1918
Joe Thomas
1918–2003

Spouse and Children

    Male1874–1969Male

    Alice Nell Pass

    Female1881–1928Female

MARRIAGE
27 December 1896
Denton, Texas, United States
children

(12)

    Lena Lucille Thomas

    Female1898–1989Female

    Ina Thomas

    Female1899–1900Female

    Claude Lemuel Thomas

    Male1902–1970Male

    Ollin B. Thomas

    Male1903–1912Male

    Stanley Thomas

    Male1907–Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Harvey Thomas

    Male1847–1938Male

    Rachel Louvenia Horton

    Female1849–1889Female

siblings

(9)

    Henry Thomas

    Male1869–Male

    Azariah Thomas

    Male1872–Male

    Male1874–1969Male

    Male1876–1950Male

    Malissie Catharine Thomas

    Female1878–1898Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 4

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 26

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • J B Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John B Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John B Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"

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