Benjamin Marion Thompson

Male17 March 1884–2 January 1966

Brief Life History of Benjamin Marion

When Benjamin Marion Thompson was born on 17 March 1884, in Georgetown, South Carolina, United States, his father, Benjamin Isaac Thompson, was 31 and his mother, Susan Anna Shackelford, was 31. He lived in Georgetown, Georgetown, South Carolina, United States in 1910. He died on 2 January 1966, in Georgetown, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Georgetown, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Isaac Thompson
1852–1937
Susan Anna Shackelford
1852–1926
Maggie Virginia Thompson
1880–1898
James Frank Thompson
1882–1886
Benjamin Marion Thompson
1884–1966
John McDonald Thompson
1887–1910
Sarah Rebecca Thompson
1888–1968
Nesbit Tenhet Thompson
1891–1962

Sources (3)

  • Marion Thompson in household of B I Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • B. Marion Thompson, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • B Marion Thompson in household of Benj I Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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