George D Thompkins

1898–1981 (Age 82)
California, United States

The Life of George D

George D Thompkins was born on 16 May 1898, in California, United States as the son of Henry James Thompkins and Sarah Jennings Davidson. He lived in Yreka Judicial Township, Siskiyou, California, United States in 1900. He died on 21 January 1981, in Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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Henry James Thompkins
Sarah Jennings Davidson
Elon Farnsworth Tompkins
Joseph Cushing Thompkins
Henry R Thompkins
George D Thompkins
Naomi Tompkins

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry James Thompkins


  • Sarah Jennings Davidson




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 8

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 22

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Tompkins .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • George D Thompkins in household of Sarah Thompkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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