Theresa Venetta Cox

23 November 1900–10 October 1980 (Age 79)
Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico

The Life of Theresa Venetta

When Theresa Venetta Cox was born on 23 November 1900, in Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico, her father, Philemon Cox, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Eleanor Durfee, was 20. She married Eldon Thompson on 14 July 1920. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ferron Election Precinct, Emery, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 10 October 1980, in Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eldon Thompson
1899–1968
Theresa Venetta Cox
1900–1980
Marriage: 14 July 1920
Marion E Thompson
1923–1936
Glen Thompson
1925–1925
Marcia LaFawn Thompson
1927–2007
Neil L Thompson
1933–1993
Ramona Thompson
1935–1990
Verd E Thompson
1937–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 July 1920
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 1

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 21

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Cocke in any the senses described + the suffix -s denoting ‘son of’ or ‘servant of’.2 Irish (Ulster): mistranslation of Mac Con Coille (‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’), as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Theresa Venita Cox Thompson in household of Elden Thompson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Theresa Venita Cox Thompson in household of Elden Thompson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Theressa Venita Cox Thompson in household of Elden Thompson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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