Jasper Allen Thompson

29 January 1908–25 January 1998 (Age 89)
Bloomington, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Jasper Allen

When Jasper Allen Thompson was born on 29 January 1908, in Bloomington, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, his father, John Carter Thompson, was 29 and his mother, Ora Iona Lucas, was 24. He died on 25 January 1998, in his hometown, at the age of 89, and was buried in Simpson, Union Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States.

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 1
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 2
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.
Age 24
Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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.

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  • Jasper A Thompson in household of John C Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jasper Allen Thompson, "Indiana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Allen Thompson in household of John C Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

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