Elizabeth Thompson

6 November 1919–16 May 1980 (Age 60)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Thompson was born on 6 November 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Lynn Harrison Thompson, was 31 and her mother, Dorothy J Zumwalt, was 25. She married William Charles Rowley on 31 August 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 16 May 1980, in San Rafael, Marin, California, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

William Charles Rowley
1916–1993
Elizabeth Thompson
1919–1980
Marriage: 31 August 1940
William Charles Rowley 2nd
1944–1944

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 August 1940Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1920
    Age 1
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
    1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.
    Age 4
    President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 18
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Thomson
    Thom
    Tomson
    Thompsom
    Tompson

    Sources (7)

    • Elizabeth Thompson in household of Lynn H Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Betty Thompson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Betty Thompson in entry for William Charles Rowley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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