William Louis Thomas

26 April 1878–7 October 1971 (Age 93)
Salado, Bell, Texas, United States

The Life of William Louis

When William Louis Thomas was born on 26 April 1878, in Salado, Bell, Texas, United States, his father, James Jasper Thomas, was 29 and his mother, Emma Angelina Adams, was 24. He had at least 3 daughters with Earlie E. He lived in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 7 October 1971, in Bethany, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

William Louis Thomas
1878–1971
Earlie E
1882–
Leone Thomas
1903–
Agnes Thomas
1905–
Claudia Thomas
1908–

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Leone Thomas

    Female1903–Female

    Agnes Thomas

    Female1905–Female

    Claudia Thomas

    Female1908–Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Jasper Thomas

    Male1849–Male

    Emma Angelina Adams

    Female1853–1929Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 3

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 25

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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 (1)

  • William L Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"

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