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Ruth Sarah DAVIS

  • Born: 8 Apr 1892, Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania 2 3
  • Marriage: William Edgar THOMAS 24 Oct 1917, Millersburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania 1
  • Died: 9 Dec 1980, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania at age 88 2 3
  • Buried: 13 Dec 1980, Odd Fellows Cemetery, Coal Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania 2


Ruth married William Edgar THOMAS, son of Richard Monroe THOMAS and Amanda HOCH, on 24 Oct 1917 in Millersburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.1 (William Edgar THOMAS was born on 22 Jun 1890 in Shamokin, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania 4 5 6 7, baptized on 11 Jul 1890 in St. Johns Reformed Church, Coal Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania,5 died on 23 Aug 1954 in Newtown Square (Philadelphia), Pennsylvania 3 and was buried on 25 Aug 1954 in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Coal Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania 8.)



1 Lawrence E Bair, Pastor, Cerificate of Holy Matrimony for William E Thomas and Ruth S Davis (1917, Millersburg, Pennsylvania. (photocopy from Dorthy Thomas)).

2 Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Remembrance card for Ruth S. Thomas, (1980) Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.

3 Letter from Dorothy Thomas to her nephew, Richard D. Thomas, Jr., Various Thomas family information, 2000, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.

4 Richard Davis Thomas, Certification of Birth, File No. 0168260-1924, (1924), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health, Vital Records, (location only).

5 Rev. Hacker, Baptism Certificate for William Edgar Thomas, 11 July, 1890, Shamokin Pennsylvania; photocopy provided by Dorothy Thomas.

6 Pennsylvania. Northumberland County, 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, online copy, <>; National Archives micropublication T623, roll 1448, Coal Township, Enumeration District 115, Supervisor's District 10, sheet 19B, image 38 of 54, Garfield Precinct, line 47, Richard Thomas household.

7 Richard Monroe Thomas and Amanda Thomas Family Information, The Holy Bible, (Philadelphia: A. J. Holman & Co., 1883). Bible was originally Amanda's, passed down through children to greatgrandson David Thomas, Washington state, Births page.

8 William E Thomas Obituary, "W.E. Thomas, HV Employee, Dies," The General Electric News, Switchgear Departments, Vol. 32, August 27, 1954, Philadelphia, page 2.

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