Esther Burl Thompson

1907–1989 (Age 82)
Maplewood, Otter Tail, Minnesota, USA

The Life of Esther Burl

When Esther Burl Thompson was born on 4 March 1907, her father, Theodore Olson Thompson, was 31 and her mother, Clara Elizabeth Warden, was 26. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Lavalle E Alverson. She lived in Maplewood Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years and Barnes Township, Cass, North Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 27 September 1989, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Maplewood Lutheran Cemetery, Erhard, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States.

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Esther Burl Thompson
Lavalle E Alverson
Nilva Lavonne Alverson
Emory LaValle Alverson
Theodore Thomas Alverson

Spouse & Children



  • Nilva Lavonne Alverson


  • Emory LaValle Alverson


  • Theodore Thomas Alverson


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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 7

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 B Thompson in household of Theodore P Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Esther B Thompson in household of Theodore O Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther B Alverson in household of Lavalle E Alverson, "United States Census, 1940"

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