Emma Kate Thompson

23 November 1864–19 February 1945 (Age 80)
Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Kate

When Emma Kate Thompson was born on 23 November 1864, in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Wallace Thompson, was 26 and her mother, Emily Ann Crickett, was 26. She married Curtis Kinsey Gittings on 3 August 1881, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wilber, Saline, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Superior, Nuckolls, Nebraska Territory, United States in 1930. She died on 19 February 1945, in Superior, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Superior, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Curtis Kinsey Gittings
Emma Kate Thompson
Marriage: 3 August 1881
Myrle E. Gittings
Benjamin Jarvis Gittings
Ina Estelle Gittings
Vern Wallace Gittings
Homer Thompson Gittings
Clarence Kirk Gittings

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
Age 3
Nebraska is the 37th state.
Age 22
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (21)

  • Kate Thompson in household of Mary Vincent, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma K Gettings in household of Curtis K Gettings, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Thompson in household of Thomas W Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"

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