Dora Cinda Thompson

1884–1963 (Age 78)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Dora Cinda

When Dora Cinda Thompson was born on 13 December 1884, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James Franklin Thompson, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Spain "Betsey" Dunlap, was 28. She married Charles Lester Gannaway on 1 March 1908, in Rhea, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Lansing, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 1 January 1963, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Okemos, Ingham, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dora Cinda Thompson
1884–1963
Charles Lester Gannaway
1885–
Marriage: 1 March 1908
William Clarence Gannaway
1909–1988
Eugene Gannaway
1912–2002
Gannaway
1918–1918
Dorothy Ganaway
1921–
Mary Francis Ganaway
1924–1984

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1 March 1908
Rhea, Tennessee, United States
children

(5)

  • William Clarence Gannaway

    Male1909–1988Male

  • Eugene Gannaway

    Male1912–2002Male

  • Gannaway

    Female1918–1918Female

  • Dorothy Ganaway

    Female1921–Female

  • Female1924–1984Female

Parents & Siblings

  • James Franklin Thompson

    Male1853–1915Male

  • Elizabeth Spain "Betsey" Dunlap

    Female1856–1915Female

siblings

(9)

  • Martha "Mattie" Thompson

    Female1879–Female

  • Male1881–1954Male

  • Moses Brabston Thompson

    Male1882–1933Male

  • Female1884–1963Female

  • Laura Martin Thompson

    Female1886–1970Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 3

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 Ganaway in household of Lester Ganaway, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dora Gannaway in household of Lester Gannaway, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora Ganawaw in household of Lester Ganawaw, "United States Census, 1930"

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