When Stella Belle Thompson was born on 13 April 1918, in Brighton, Washington, Iowa, United States, her father, James Hugh Thompson, was 44 and her mother, Mary Ella Lauderman, was 40. She married Ray Gilbert "Pug" Hough on 4 July 1938. She lived in Washington, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Franklin Township, Washington, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 1 March 2000, in Washington, Washington, Iowa, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in West Chester Cemetery, West Chester, Washington, Iowa, United States.
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 .