Henry Thompkins

1880–1980
Georgia, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Thompkins was born in April 1880, in Georgia, United States, his father, Smart Thompkins, was 73 and his mother, Mary, was 70. He died before 1980, in his hometown, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Smart Thompkins
1807–1950
Mary
1810–1880
Mungan Thompkins
1857–1960
Harriet Thompkins
1866–1960
Trimmer Thompkins
1878–2000
Henry Thompkins
1880–1980

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1807–1950Male

  • Mary

    Female1810–1880Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 13

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 26

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

Altered spelling of Tompkins .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry Thompkins - Individual or family possessions: birth: April 1880; Georgia, United States

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