William Marshall Thompson

4 August 1877–3 February 1917 (Age 39)
Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas, United States

The Life of William Marshall

When William Marshall Thompson was born on 4 August 1877, in Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas, United States, his father, William Smith Thompson, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Jane Watson, was 29. He married Laura L Burditt on 25 March 1900, in Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Uvalde, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 3 February 1917, in Douglas, Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Sabinal, Uvalde, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Marshall Thompson
Willie Lee McMahan
Marriage: 19 December 1912
William Marshall Thompson Jr

Spouse and Children

19 December 1912
Pima, Pima, Arizona, United States


    William Marshall Thompson Jr


Parents and Siblings

    William Smith Thompson


    Nancy Jane Watson





    Mary Alice Thompson


    Gideon Hiram Thompson


    Samuel Peter Thompson


    Frances Ellen Thompson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1878: Pima, Arizona Territory, United States; 1881: Cochise, Arizona Territory, United States; 1912: Cochise, Arizona, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 13

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (3)

  • W M Thompson in household of Robert R Rundle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • M William Thompson in household of J Nancy Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Marshall Thompson in entry for Willliam Marshall Jr. Thompson, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"

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