Harriet Frances Thompkins

1868–1948 (Age 79)
Colusa, California, United States

The Life of Harriet Frances

Harriet Frances Thompkins was born on 18 November 1868, in Colusa, California, United States as the daughter of Charles Alamanzo S. Thompkins and Armedia Clark. She married Jonas Hartzell Tigner on 7 June 1900, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Perris, Riverside, California, United States in 1910. She died on 27 October 1948, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harriet Frances Thompkins
Jonas Hartzell Tigner
Marriage: 7 June 1900
Phyllis Armeda Tigner

Spouse & Children

7 June 1900
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States


  • Phyllis Armeda Tigner


Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Alamanzo S. Thompkins


  • Armedia Clark




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 14

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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

Altered spelling of Tompkins .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • H F Tigner in household of J H Tigner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harriet F Tigner in household of Jonas H Tigner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harriet F Thompkins in household of Jonas H Tigner, "United States Census, 1900"

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