Rush Thomas

1862–1866 (Age 4)
Pickens, Alabama, United States

The Life of Rush

When Rush Thomas was born on 25 April 1862, in Pickens, Alabama, United States, his father, Tristram Or Trust Thomas, was 24 and his mother, Martha A., was 22. He died on 4 July 1866, at the age of 4.

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Family Time Line

Tristram Or Trust Thomas
1838–1864
Martha A.
1840–
William Thomas
1860–1866
Rush Thomas
1862–1866
Lizzie Thomas
1865–1866

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World Events (5)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1865

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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