Rosalee Thompson

Brief Life History of Rosalee

Rosalee Thompson was born on 4 July 1927, in New York City, New York, United States. She married Curtis Thompson in 1955, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 12 May 1986, in her hometown, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Curtis Thompson
1920–1985
Rosalee Thompson
1927–1986
Marriage: 1955
Delores Miller
1942–2017
Arvel Brown
about 1957–1979
Doreatha Thompson
–1961
Robert Smith
–2000
Eugene Pickens
1952–2015
Gladys Brown
1956–1993
Albert Curtis Thompson Jr.
1965–2024

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Rosalee Thompson - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Rosalee Thompson
  • Jesse Woodson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1929

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1931

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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