Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas

Birth
Serbia
Death 26 May 1944 (aged 41)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot sec 2 lot 155
Memorial ID 97462264 · View Source
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Richard Thomas came to the United State from Yugoslavia/Race Serbian. He traveled to Cherbourg. France and became a passenger aboard the vessel called the "Olympic" and arrived in the United States New York, NY on November 3, 1920. His original name was Petra Talevitch and his name was changed to Richard Thomas to sound more American. He married my grandmother Irene Elenor Thomas 1913-1987 on November 11, 1933. They had 4 children the last one being only 9 days old:

Jeannette Marie 3/27/1935
m.Jack Dean Drake
Eileen Francis 10/1/1937
m.Thomas Wozny
Richard Archie 3/1/1940
m.Barbara Bishop
Robert Harvey 5/17/1944

He became a citizen of the United States of America on December 13, 1940 in the County of Cuyahoga, City of Cleveland, State of Ohio.

He passed away on May 26, 1944 from a fatal fall from scaffolding while painting.

As off 2014, he has left behind: 9 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 8 great,great grandchildren.

Bio by: PEGGY DRAKE BRELAND


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  • Maintained by: PEGGY DRAKE BRELAND
  • Originally Created by: angel searcher
  • Added: 20 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 97462264
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Thomas (17 May 1903–26 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 97462264, citing Riverside Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by PEGGY DRAKE BRELAND (contributor 46846340) .