Nona Montague

15 January 1873–1969 (Age 96)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nona

When Nona Montague was born on 15 January 1873, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James Webb Montague, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Emma Gant, was 27. She married John A. Thompson on 19 April 1894, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 1, Wichita, Texas, United States in 1940. She died in 1969, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

John A. Thompson
1874–
Nona Montague
1873–1969
Marriage: 19 April 1894
Montague Thompson
1895–1969
Frank Thompson
1901–
Irene Thompson
1904–
James Thompson
1908–

Spouse and Children

    John A. Thompson

    Male1874–Male

    Female1873–1969Female

MARRIAGE
19 April 1894
Wayne, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

    Montague Thompson

    Female1895–1969Female

    Frank Thompson

    Male1901–Male

    Irene Thompson

    Female1904–Female

    James Thompson

    Male1908–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 5

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place La Manche in France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ ( see Mont 1) + agu ‘pointed’ (Latin acutus, from acus ‘needle’, ‘point’).2 Irish: English surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Taidhg, a patronymic from the byname Tadhg ( see McTigue ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nona Thompson in household of John Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nona Thompson in household of Jno A Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nana Thompson in household of John A Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"

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