Elizabeth Eleanor Thomas

12 June 1884–13 April 1967 (Age 82)
Sugar Grove, Watauga, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Eleanor

When Elizabeth Eleanor Thomas was born on 12 June 1884, in Sugar Grove, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, her father, James W Thomas, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Hopkins, was 21. She married Jordan Lee Tester in 1903, in Sugar Grove, Watauga, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in District 19, Prince George's, Maryland, United States in 1930 and Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, United States in 1967. She died on 13 April 1967, in Banner Elk, Avery, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jordan Lee Tester
Elizabeth Eleanor Thomas
Marriage: 1903
Baby Tester
James Lee Tester

Spouse and Children

Sugar Grove, Watauga, North Carolina, United States


    Baby Tester


    James Lee Tester


Parents and Siblings

    James W Thomas


    Mary Ann Hopkins




    Martha Caroline Thomas



    Nellie Thomas


    Sarah Margaret Thomas


    Sarah Margaret Thomas


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 13

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie E Tester in household of Lee J Tester, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth E Tester in household of Jordon G Tester, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth E Tester in household of Henry M Crosswhite, "United States Census, 1930"

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