Esther B. Thompson

1885–1978 (Age 93)
Wills Point, Van Zandt, Texas, United States

The Life of Esther B.

When Esther B. Thompson was born on 25 July 1885, her father, John A Thompson, was 27 and her mother, Louisa C. Peery, was 21. She married James A. Nugent on 6 September 1906, in Van Zandt, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Wills Point, Van Zandt, Texas, United States in 1910 and Maypearl, Ellis, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 18 December 1978, at the age of 93, and was buried in Wills Point, Van Zandt, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Esther B. Thompson
James A. Nugent
Marriage: 6 September 1906
Juanita Nugent
William Donald Nugent
Clifton Nugent

Spouse & Children

6 September 1906
Van Zandt, Texas, United States


  • Juanita Nugent


  • Male1909–1948Male

  • Clifton Nugent


Parents & Siblings

  • John A Thompson


  • Louisa C. Peery




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 9

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 25

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Ester B Thompson in household of Jno Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Esther Nugent in household of James A Nugent, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Esther Nugent in household of James Nugent, "United States Census, 1920"

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