Rush Thomas

1905–1968 (Age 63)
Island Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Rush

When Rush Thomas was born on 5 April 1905, in Island Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States, his father, Alexander Thomas, was 35 and his mother, Catherine Brewer Sword, was 29. He married Octavia McCown on 14 December 1927, in Pike, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 4, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 2, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 4 October 1968, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Rush Thomas
1905–1968
Octavia McCown
1906–1963
Marriage: 14 December 1927
Gordon Lee Thomas
1930–1984
Robert Bennett Thomas
1931–2004
Anna Catherine Thomas
1935–2012
James A Thomas
1937–2013
Earl H. Thomas
1945–2005
Roger Dale Thomas
1948–1993
Edna G. Thomas
1949–1998

Spouse & Children

  • Male1905–1968Male

  • Octavia McCown

    Female1906–1963Female

MARRIAGE
14 December 1927
Pike, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

  • Gordon Lee Thomas

    Male1930–1984Male

  • Robert Bennett Thomas

    Male1931–2004Male

  • Anna Catherine Thomas

    Female1935–2012Female

  • James A Thomas

    Male1937–2013Male

  • Earl H. Thomas

    Male1945–2005Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

  • Male1891–1972Male

  • Josephine Thomas

    Female1893–1895Female

  • Male1895–1962Male

  • Male1898–1957Male

  • Della Thomas

    Female1899–1899Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 7

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 18

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rush Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rush Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rush Thomas in household of Alex Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"

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