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  • 1st wife of William Thomas (deceased)
    Thomas Ballard, married, first, Ann Thomas, daughter of William Thomas, circa 1650, in York Co., VA. William THOMAS was his step father and Ann was this William's daughter by his first wife. Thomas Bal...
  • Rev. Aaron Thomas (1723 - 1810)
    Ancestor #: A114126 Note: Wayne County is in the far northeast corner of Pennsylvania. Milanville is less than 170 miles from Somers, Connecticut. GEDCOM Note 1996 - Beverly Branning Green, 4406 ...
  • Abell Thomas (c.1745 - d.)
  • Abiah Wills (1658 - 1732)
    Jedidiah Strong was married to Abiah Ingersoll (daughter of John Ingersoll and Abigail Bascom) on November 8, 1688. Abiah Ingersoll was born on August 24, 1663. She died on November 13, 1732. Jedidiah ...
  • Abiah Thomas (1719 - 1799)

About the Thomas surname

origin

From Reji Thomas:

English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, and South Indian: from the medieval personal name, of Biblical origin, from Aramaic t’om’a, a byname meaning ‘twin’. It was borne by one of the disciples of Christ, best known for his scepticism about Christ’s resurrection (John 20:24–29). The th- spelling is organic, the initial letter of the name in the Greek New Testament being a theta. The English pronunciation as t rather than th- is the result of French influence from an early date.

In Britain the surname is widely distributed throughout the country, but especially common in Wales and Cornwall.

The Ukrainian form is Choma. It is found as a personal name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. is used as a family name among families from southern India.