Dora Alice Thompson

16 January 1908–31 August 1985 (Age 77)
Crab Orchard, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Dora Alice

Dora Alice Thompson was born on 16 January 1908, in Crab Orchard, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States. She had at least 1 daughter with Henry Bascom Hensley. She died on 31 August 1985, in Saint Marys, Auglaize, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77.

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Henry Bascom Hensley
Dora Alice Thompson
Mary Elizabeth Hensley

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    Mary Elizabeth Hensley


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 4

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 (2)

  • Dora Thompson in entry for Willard Caldwell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Dara Thompson in entry for Mary E Hensley, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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