Mary Ellen Thompson

1882–1959 (Age 77)
Marion, Marion, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Thompson was born on 18 April 1882, in Marion, Marion, South Carolina, United States as the daughter of Jefferson Dozier Thompson and Mary Elizabeth Shaw. She married Joseph Walter Lane on 11 October 1896. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died on 13 August 1959, at the age of 77, and was buried in Plant City, Hillsborough, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Ellen Thompson
1882–1959
Joseph Walter Lane
1882–1965
Marriage: 11 October 1896
Olga Leona Lane
1899–1944
Lane
Lane
1902–
Lane
1904–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
11 October 1896
of Marion, Marion, South Carolina, USA
children

(4)

  • Female1899–1944Female

  • Lane

    Female1902–Female

  • Lane

    Female1904–Female

  • Lane

    FemaleFemale

Parents & Siblings

  • Jefferson Dozier Thompson

    MaleMale

  • Mary Elizabeth Shaw

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

Age 5

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 21

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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 (2)

  • Mary Ellen Thompson Frier, "South Carolina, Delayed Birth Certificates, 1766-1900"
  • Mary Ellen Thompson Frier, "Find A Grave Index"

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