Emma Kate Thompson

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

The Life 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
1858–1938
Emma Kate Thompson
1864–1945
Marriage: 3 August 1881
Myrle E. Gittings
1882–1962
Benjamin Jarvis Gittings
1883–1929
Ina Estelle Gittings
1885–1966
Vern Wallace Gittings
1888–1959
Homer Thompson Gittings
1893–1961
Clarence Kirk Gittings
1905–1985

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 August 1881
La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Wallace Thompson

    Male1838–1880Male

    Emily Ann Crickett

    Female1838–1903Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1864–1945Female

    Rosalie Thompson

    Female1866–1903Female

    Ella Thompson

    Female1868–1871Female

    James Ernest Thompson

    Male1871–1934Male

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867

Age 3

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1886

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 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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