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
1881–1955
Samuel Reuben Miller
1878–1949
Marriage: 1899
Harriet Alderson Miller
1900–1983
Susan Blanche Miller
1902–1984
Stella Bryan Miller
1904–1978
Samuel Wade Miller
1907–1974
Charles Winford Miller
1911–1978
Hugh G. Miller
1913–
Denith M Miller
1917–
Arthur Dean Miller
1918–1998
Mark Thompson Miller Sr
1923–2013

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1899
children

(9)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Leroy Harry Thompson

    Male1850–1914Male

  • Cynthia Dillon

    Female1856–1922Female

siblings

(10)

  • Nancy Bertie Thompson

    Female1877–1946Female

  • George Edward Thompson

    Male1879–Male

  • Female1881–1955Female

  • Female1882–1966Female

  • Elbert L Thompson

    Male1885–Male

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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.
1886

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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