George W. Thompson

14 July 1880–26 July 1948 (Age 68)
Wayne, West Virginia, United States

The Life of George W.

When George W. Thompson was born on 14 July 1880, in Wayne, West Virginia, United States, his father, Zaddock Nathaniel “Dock” Thompson, was 27 and his mother, Ada Frances Crabtree, was 19. He married Matilda "Tildie" Robertson on 8 September 1900, in Wayne, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Union Magisterial District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Ceredo Magisterial District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 26 July 1948, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Wayne, Wayne, West Virginia, United States.

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George W. Thompson
Matilda "Tildie" Robertson
Marriage: 8 September 1900
Alice Lee Thompson
Boyd Thompson
Faye Thompson
Georgia Thompson
Ruth Hazel Thompson
Vangie Helen Thompson
Jay Thompson
Lucile Thompson
Burnie Thompson
Burgess Thompson
Howard Glenn Thompson
Elmer Thompson

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8 September 1900
Wayne, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • George W Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Thompson in household of Zedock W Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"

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