Wilma Mae Thompson

20 August 1913–7 March 1985 (Age 71)
South Dakota, United States

The Life of Wilma Mae

When Wilma Mae Thompson was born on 20 August 1913, in South Dakota, United States, her father, John Ephrim Thompson, was 33 and her mother, Eva Luella Brace, was 23. She lived in Benedict Township, Sanborn, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 March 1985, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 71.

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John Ephrim Thompson
Eva Luella Brace
Roy H Thompson
Mabel Leila Thompson
Fred W Thompson
Merle R Thompson
Wilma Mae Thompson
George A Thompson
Frances Jennie Thompson
Robert H Thompson
Laura Ethel Thompson
Carol Elaine Thompson
Junior R Thompson

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World Events (8)

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U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Wilma M Thompson in household of John E Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilma M Thompson in household of John E Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilma Mae Skidmore, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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