Lilian Juliet Thomas

New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Lilian Juliet

Lilian Juliet Thomas was born in June 1879, in New York City, New York, United States as the daughter of Ralph Waldo Thomas and Marie Amelia Derous. She married Edward Wallace Colby on 23 February 1902, in Derry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. She lived in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Lilian Juliet Thomas
Edward Wallace Colby
Marriage: 23 February 1902

Spouse & Children

23 February 1902
Derry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Ralph Waldo Thomas


  • Marie Amelia Derous




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

Age 26

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Lillian J Colby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lilian Juliet Thomas, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Lilian Juliet Thomas, "New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920"

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