Margaret Edna Thomas

5 January 1916–1979 (Age 62)
United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Edna

When Margaret Edna Thomas was born on 5 January 1916, in United States, her father, John Streeper Thomas Jr., was 28 and her mother, Edna Douglass Heaps, was 26. She died in 1979, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

John Streeper Thomas Jr.
1887–1935
Edna Douglass Heaps
1890–1920
Margaret Edna Thomas
1916–1979

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World Events (8)

1917
Age 1
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War
Age 1
Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 19
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, viz. from tham, doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek, a word meaning of two hearts. But the Hebrew tham (pi. thami) is a twin, and the Greek Didymus has the same signification; and there is a tradition that the apostle, whose real name is said to have been Judas, was a twin-brother of Jesus, or that he had a twin-sister Lydia (Lysia?), the former being the most probable. Dr. William Smith says the word Thoma, means a twin; and so it is translated in John xi. 16, xxi. 2; and he adds, "In Cant. vii. 4, the name is simply Tham, exactly our 'Tom.' The frequency of the name in England is derived, not from the apostle, but from St. Thomas of Canterbury."

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