Dora Ellen Thompson

1887–1963 (Age 75)
Dow City, Crawford, Iowa, United States

The Life of Dora Ellen

When Dora Ellen Thompson was born on 27 October 1887, in Dow City, Crawford, Iowa, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Thompson, was 24 and her mother, Mary Alice Brewster, was 23. She married Ben Goldsmith Worthing on 17 June 1907, in Lexington, Dawson, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Overton, Dawson, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Overton Election Precinct, Dawson, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 4 July 1963, in Overton, Dawson, Nebraska Territory, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Overton, Dawson, Nebraska, United States.

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Dora Ellen Thompson
Ben Goldsmith Worthing
Marriage: 17 June 1907
Ben E Worthing

Spouse & Children

17 June 1907
Lexington, Dawson, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 20

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dora E Worthing in household of Ben G Worthing, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dora E Worthing in household of Ben Worthing, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dora E Worthing in household of Ben G Worthing, "United States Census, 1930"

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