Glenn J. Thompson

Male1 January 1892–22 July 1966

Brief Life History of Glenn J.

When Glenn J. Thompson was born on 1 January 1892, in Lansing, New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Robert J. Thompson, was 24 and his mother, Myrtie F. Meloy, was 22. He married Iva Drury on 13 March 1913, in Trowbridge Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Trowbridge Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. He died on 22 July 1966, in Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lansing, New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Glenn J. Thompson
1892–1966
Iva Drury
1893–1955
Marriage: 13 March 1913
Robert V Thompson
1914–2005

Sources (17)

  • Glenn E Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Glenn J Thompson, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Glenn E. Thompson, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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  • Marriage
    13 March 1913Trowbridge Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1903 · Ford Motor Company

    Age 11

    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 20

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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