Ruth Margaret Thomas

1906–1982 (Age 76)
Haileyville, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Ruth Margaret

When Ruth Margaret Thomas was born in 1906, her father, James A Thomas, was 32 and her mother, Mary Allie Shamblin, was 32. She lived in Haileyville, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1982, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

James A Thomas
Mary Allie Shamblin
James Olen Thomas
Ruby Lorene Thomas
Odis Otis Thomas
Ola Mae Thomas
Ruth Margaret Thomas
Silas Maurice Thomas

Parents & Siblings



  • James Olen Thomas


  • Odis Otis Thomas


  • Ola Mae Thomas


  • Female1906–1982Female

  • Male1907–1988Male

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 0

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.

Age 1

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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Story Highlight

Mary Leaves the House

Wouldn't leave the property or house due to disease. Only time she left the house was to burn Ruby's razor strap because she didn't like how Ruby was beating her children. She took the strap while Rub …

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Sources (2)

  • Ruth Thomas in household of Allie Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Thomas in household of James A Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"

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