Dora Catherine Thompson

1881–1955 (Age 73)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Dora Catherine

When Dora Catherine Thompson was born on 20 December 1881, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Leroy Harry Thompson, was 31 and her mother, Cynthia Dillon, was 25. She married Samuel Reuben Miller in 1899. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Fayetteville, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Red Sulphur Magisterial District, Monroe, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 30 June 1955, in Monroe, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in United States.

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Family Time Line

Dora Catherine Thompson
Samuel Reuben Miller
Marriage: 1899
Harriet Alderson Miller
Susan Blanche Miller
Stella Bryan Miller
Samuel Wade Miller
Charles Winford Miller
Hugh G. Miller
Denith M Miller
Arthur Dean Miller
Mark Thompson Miller Sr

Spouse & Children



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Parents & Siblings

  • Leroy Harry Thompson


  • Cynthia Dillon




  • Nancy Bertie Thompson


  • George Edward Thompson


  • Female1881–1955Female

  • Female1882–1966Female

  • Elbert L Thompson


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 K Miller in household of Samuel R Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dora C Miller in household of Samuel P Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora Miller in household of Samuel Miller, "United States Census, 1910"

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