Lillie Thompson

3 July 1874–2 April 1971 (Age 96)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Lillie

When Lillie Thompson was born on 3 July 1874, in Missouri, United States, her father, Alfred J Thompson, was 19 and her mother, Mahala J Park, was 15. She married John Bingham League on 14 January 1895, in Henry, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Crest, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1930. She died on 2 April 1971, in Beaverton, Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bingham League
Lillie Thompson
Marriage: 14 January 1895
Cecil Burtis League
Marjorie Mahala League
Iris Marie League

Spouse and Children

14 January 1895
Henry, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Alfred J Thompson






    Mary Magdalene “Maggie” Thompson


    Pierce J Thompson


    Alvin Eugene Thompson


    Sylvia Pearl Thompson


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 6

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1900 · Frederick Weyerhaeuser's Logging Business

Age 26

Weyerhaeuser Company started with 900,000 acres of timberland, with barely 3 employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. It has grown to become one of the largest sustainable forest products companies in the world.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillie D League in household of Reginald Bingham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillie League in household of John League, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lillie League in household of John B League, "United States Census, 1910"

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