Ella May Thompson

1 March 1927–5 October 2001 (Age 74)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Ella May

When Ella May Thompson was born on 1 March 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Ceneus Jack Martin Thompson, was 32 and her mother, Ella May Chapman, was 27. She married William Robert Meske on 28 June 1947, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 5 October 2001, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Robert Meske
1926–2003
Ella May Thompson
1927–2001
Marriage: 28 June 1947
Steven Robert Meske
1948–2011

Spouse and Children

    William Robert Meske

    Male1926–2003Male

    Female1927–2001Female

MARRIAGE
28 June 1947
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

    Steven Robert Meske

    Male1948–2011Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 1

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1929

Age 2

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.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Ella May Thompson in household of Ceneus Martin Thompson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ella May Thompson Meske in household of William Meske, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ella May Thompson Meske in household of William Meske, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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