Mary Elizabeth Thompson

13 March 1860–16 January 1945 (Age 84)
Williams, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Thompson was born on 13 March 1860, in Williams, Ohio, United States, her father, William Davidson Thompson, was 30 and her mother, Permelia Jane Gregg, was 23. She married John Teachman Libey on 21 August 1879. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Swanton, Fulton, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Erie Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 16 January 1945, in Erie, Monroe, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Swanton, Fulton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Teachman Libey
Mary Elizabeth Thompson
Marriage: 21 August 1879
Lucia Jane Libey
John Frederick Libey
Leroy Libey
Tyllae Azora Libey
Mary Evelyn Libey

Spouse and Children

21 August 1879


Parents and Siblings

    William Davidson Thompson


    Permelia Jane Gregg




World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 19

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Libey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary E Libey in household of Evelyn Li Bey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Stevens in household of Jacob Stevens, "United States Census, 1870"

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