George Harley Thompkins

1895–1961 (Age 65)
Georgetown, South Carolina, United States

The Life of George Harley

When George Harley Thompkins was born on 8 November 1895, in Georgetown, South Carolina, United States, his father, Gabriel Pinkney Thompkins Jr, was 35 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Baker, was 35. He married Mabel Harper on 22 December 1917, in New Hanover, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Tatums Township, Columbus, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Brittons Neck Township, Marion, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 14 June 1961, in Georgetown, Georgetown, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Georgetown, Georgetown, South Carolina, United States.

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George Harley Thompkins
Mabel Harper
Marriage: 22 December 1917
Floria James Thompkins
George Harley Tompkins Jr
Grover Cleveland Tompkins
Elizabeth Tompkins

Spouse & Children

22 December 1917
New Hanover, North Carolina, United States


  • Floria James Thompkins


  • George Harley Tompkins Jr


  • Grover Cleveland Tompkins


  • Elizabeth Tompkins


Parents & Siblings

  • Gabriel Pinkney Thompkins Jr


  • Martha Elizabeth Baker




  • Elijah Benjamin Thompkins


  • Gabriel Patrick Thompkins


  • Male1890–1964Male

  • Mazie Sparkman Thompkins


  • Male1895–1961Male

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Tompkins .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George H Thompkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George H Tompkins in household of Gabrol A Tompkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harley Tompkins in household of Pink Tompkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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