Mary Ellen Thompson

1903–1968 (Age 65)
Blue Ridge, Falls, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Thompson was born on 9 March 1903, in Blue Ridge, Falls, Texas, United States, her father, James Talley Thompson, was 20 and her mother, Roxie Bell Oliver, was 20. She married William Skinner from 1921 to 1923, in Collin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 21 May 1968, in McKinney, Collin, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Blue Ridge Cemetery, Blue Ridge, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Ellen Thompson
William Skinner
Marriage: from 1921 to 1923
Billie E Skinner
Robbie Weldon Skinner

Spouse & Children

from 1921 to 1923
Collin, Texas, United States


  • Billie E Skinner


  • Skinner


  • Male1934–2015Male

Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 2

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Mary Ellen Skinner, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Thompson - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Mary Thompson

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