Harriet Thompkins

St. Marys, Camden, Georgia, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Thompkins was born in 1866, in St. Marys, Camden, Georgia, United States, her father, Smart Thompkins, was 59 and her mother, Mary, was 56. She died before 1960, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 93.

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Smart Thompkins
Mungan Thompkins
Harriet Thompkins
Trimmer Thompkins
Henry Thompkins

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1807–1950Male

  • Mary




World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 27

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Tompkins .

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Harriet Thompkins - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Harriet Thompkins

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