Nellie May Tompkinson

1862–1958 (Age 95)
East Smithfield, Smithfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Nellie May

When Nellie May Tompkinson was born on 13 June 1862, in East Smithfield, Smithfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John C. Tompkinson, was 32 and her mother, Malvina Amanda Gerould, was 27. She married Charles French on 25 March 1882. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Smithfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died in 1958, at the age of 96, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Smithfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nellie May Tompkinson
1862–1958
Charles French
1861–1937
Marriage: 25 March 1882
Howard Francis French
1892–1979
George B French
1898–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
25 March 1882
children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

  • John C. Tompkinson

    Male1830–1895Male

  • Malvina Amanda Gerould

    Female1834–1911Female

siblings

(5)

  • Margaret Antoinette Thompkinson

    Female1858–1861Female

  • Female1862–1958Female

  • Maggie Thompkinson

    Female1870–1870Female

  • Female1874–1949Female

  • Lena Malvina Thompkinson

    Female1875–1876Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 1

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 28

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

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nellie M Tomkinson in household of John Tomkinson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nellie May Tompkinson - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: 13 June 1862; East Smithfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nellie May Tompkinson - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Nellie May Thompkinson

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