Hazel Leora Roberts

20 April 1887–16 October 1954 (Age 67)
Quincy, Branch, Michigan, United States

The Life of Hazel Leora

When Hazel Leora Roberts was born on 20 April 1887, in Quincy, Branch, Michigan, United States, her father, Artemas A Roberts, was 34 and her mother, Fannie Maria Bowen, was 28. She married James Garfield Thompson on 24 July 1907, in Allen, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Allen Township, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Urbana, Steuben, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 16 October 1954, in Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Garfield Thompson
1880–1951
Hazel Leora Roberts
1887–1954
Marriage: 24 July 1907
Thelma Lillian Thompson
1908–1981
Elwood Roberts Thompson
1910–1970

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 July 1907
Allen, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

    Thelma Lillian Thompson

    Female1908–1981Female

    Elwood Roberts Thompson

    Male1910–1970Male

Parents and Siblings

    Artemas A Roberts

    Male1853–1928Male

    Fannie Maria Bowen

    Female1859–1916Female

siblings

(4)

    Lenna May Roberts

    Female1875–1939Female

    Female1877–1956Female

    Fred Alvin Roberts

    Male1879–1924Male

    Female1887–1954Female

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 16

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

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

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hazel Thompson in household of James G Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hazel L Thompson in household of James G Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hazle Roberts in household of Artemas Roberts, "United States Census, 1900"

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