Marion Byrle Thompson

6 January 1918–11 October 2005 (Age 87)
Pittsburg, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Marion Byrle

When Marion Byrle Thompson was born on 6 January 1918, in Pittsburg, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, her father, Arthur B. Thompson, was 24 and her mother, Vereda Esther DuBois, was 20. She married Wilford Jarold "Jerry" Woodward on 27 January 1934, in Calhoun, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States for about 5 years and Bedford Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 11 October 2005, in Dayton, Rhea, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Wilford Jarold "Jerry" Woodward
Marion Byrle Thompson
Marriage: 27 January 1934
Marilyn T. Woodward
Franklin L. Woodward
Jacqualin I. Woodward
Patricia J. Woodward
Richard Jarold Woodward

Spouse and Children

27 January 1934
Calhoun, Michigan, United States


    Marilyn T. Woodward


    Franklin L. Woodward


    Jacqualin I. Woodward


    Patricia J. Woodward


    Richard Jarold Woodward


Parents and Siblings


    Vereda Esther DuBois




    Donna Vivian Thompson



    Mildred C. Thompson


World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 13

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Marion B Woodward in household of W Jerry Woodward, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marion B Thompson in household of Arthur B Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marion B Tompson in household of Arthur B Tompson, "United States Census, 1920"

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