Esther Delilah Thompson

1903–1988 (Age 84)
Birmingham, Van Buren, Iowa, United States

The Life of Esther Delilah

When Esther Delilah Thompson was born on 10 April 1903, in Birmingham, Van Buren, Iowa, United States, her father, Wyatt Thompson, was 36 and her mother, Minnie Nevada Lewis, was 33. She married Carl Oscar Nelson on 31 December 1925. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Libertyville, Jefferson, Iowa, United States in 1920 and McCone, Montana, United States in 1930. She died on 22 January 1988, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Esther Delilah Thompson
Carl Oscar Nelson
Marriage: 31 December 1925
Carl Robert Nelson
Donald Ray Nelson

Spouse & Children

31 December 1925
,, Iowa, USA


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 16

Historical Boundaries - 1919: McCone, Montana, United States
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 23

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

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)

  • Esther D Thompson in household of Minnie Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther Delilah Thompson, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Esther D Nelson in household of Carl O Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.