Della Mae Thompson

Female26 November 1879–20 March 1973

Brief Life History of Della Mae

When Della Mae Thompson was born on 26 November 1879, in Palmyra, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, her father, George Washington Thompson, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Brannon, was 43. She married Edgar Wilson Butcher on 8 September 1895, in Palmyra, Macoupin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in North Palmyra Township, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Hettick, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 20 March 1973, at the age of 93, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra, Macoupin, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Wilson Butcher
Della Mae Thompson
Marriage: 8 September 1895
Fay Butcher
Carl Butcher

Sources (14)

  • Della Butcher, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Della Mae Thompson, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • *Ell Thompson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 September 1895Palmyra, Macoupin, Illinois, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1882: Macoupin, Illinois, United States


    Age 25

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

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

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