Mary Elizabeth Thompson

1861–1944 (Age 83)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Thompson was born on 22 March 1861, in South Carolina, United States. She married Newton Foster Knight about 1884, in Pickens, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Garvin Township, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Central, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 3 May 1944, in Woodruff, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Liberty, Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Elizabeth Thompson
1861–1944
Newton Foster Knight
1854–1939
Marriage: about 1884
Newton Foster Jr Knight
1882–1960
Eugene Franklin Knight
1885–1959
Mattie E Knight
1888–
Oscar M Knight
1891–
Mollie D Knight
1893–1968
Hattie Knight
1896–
Harry Warren Knight
1896–1961

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1884
Pickens, South Carolina, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1871 · KKK Supression

Age 10

In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Mary L Knight in household of Newton L Knight, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Knight in household of Arther T Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lizzie Knight in household of Newton Knight, "United States Census, 1920"

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