Anna Pearl Thompson

10 December 1880–
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Anna Pearl

When Anna Pearl Thompson was born on 10 December 1880, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, Edwin H. Thompson, was 25 and her mother, Melissa Lucreta Moon, was 27. She married Frederick Bruce in 1905, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Bruce
1876–
Anna Pearl Thompson
1880–
Marriage: 1905
Leona May Bruce
1906–1988

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1905
Ohio, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 32

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pearl Bruce in household of Fred Bruce, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pearl Bruce in household of Fred Bruce, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearl Bruce in household of William Forbs, "United States Census, 1920"

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