Lottie Bowers Marble

Female30 August 1874–February 1954

Brief Life History of Lottie Bowers

When Lottie Bowers Marble was born on 30 August 1874, in Somerset, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Samuel Palmer Marble, was 39 and her mother, Sophia Bowers Clark, was 24. She married George Herbert Tompkins on 24 January 1897, in Somerset, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died in February 1954, at the age of 79, and was buried in Nathan Slade Cemetery, Somerset, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Herbert Tompkins
Lottie Bowers Marble
Marriage: 24 January 1897
Ethel Marble Tompkins
Susie Tompkins
Charles Henry Tompkins
Ruth Tompkins

Sources (18)

  • Lottie B Tompkins, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lottie Bowers Marble, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Lottie B. Marble, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 January 1897Somerset, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    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.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 22

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning


    nickname from Middle English marbel ‘marble’ (Old French marble, marbre), perhaps used of a marble-worker. This surname is very rare in Britain and Ireland.

    variant of Marple . This form of the surname is very rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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