Joseph Henry Thomas

21 March 1916–29 May 1970 (Age 54)
Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, United States

The Life of Joseph Henry

When Joseph Henry Thomas was born on 21 March 1916, in Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Henry Thomas, was 25 and his mother, Mary Cameron Fraser, was 22. He married Nancy Joe Kirby on 22 October 1944, in Miller, Arkansas, United States. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 29 May 1970, in Texas, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, United States.

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Joseph Henry Thomas
Nancy Joe Kirby
Marriage: 22 October 1944

Spouse and Children

22 October 1944
Miller, Arkansas, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 13

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 15

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Joseph Thomas in household of J H Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph A Thomas in household of Joseph H Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph H Thomas, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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