Rufus Kenneth Thomas

1882–1967 (Age 85)
Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Rufus Kenneth

When Rufus Kenneth Thomas was born on 27 March 1882, in Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Henry Thomas, was 29 and his mother, Sidney Sidna Dyer, was 24. He married Tina Avery Wood on 8 June 1910, in Bonner, Morrill, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bonner, Morrill, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 20 April 1967, in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Angora, Morrill, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Kenneth Thomas
1882–1967
Tina Avery Wood
1889–1931
Marriage: 8 June 1910
Donald W Thomas
1920–1954

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 June 1910
Bonner, Morrill, Nebraska, United States
children

(1)

  • Donald W Thomas

    Male1920–1954Male

Parents & Siblings

  • William Henry Thomas

    Male1853–1942Male

  • Sidney Sidna Dyer

    Female1857–1890Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 10

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

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.

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)

  • Rufus K Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rufus Thomas in entry for Henry Isaac Brammer and Mildred Lavina Thomas, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Rufus K Thomas in entry for Emil Hoerler and Dorothy May Thomas, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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