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
1878–1928
Elizabeth Eleanor Thomas
1884–1967
Marriage: 1903
Baby Tester
1905–1905
James Lee Tester
1909–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1903
Sugar Grove, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
children

(2)

    Baby Tester

    Female1905–1905Female

    James Lee Tester

    Male1909–1989Male

Parents and Siblings

    James W Thomas

    Male1855–1923Male

    Mary Ann Hopkins

    Female1863–1941Female

siblings

(9)

    Martha Caroline Thomas

    Female1883–1960Female

    Female1884–1967Female

    Nellie Thomas

    Female1884–Female

    Sarah Margaret Thomas

    Female1885–1940Female

    Sarah Margaret Thomas

    Female1887–1910Female

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World Events (8)

1886

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.

Possible Related Names

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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