Mary Elizabeth Thompson

1861–1944 (Age 83)
Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Thompson was born in 1861, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Shanklin Thompson, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth M Ritchie, was 26. She married William Robert Napier on 13 October 1884, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 1 December 1944, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 83, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Mary Elizabeth Thompson
1861–1944
William Robert Napier
1850–1929
Marriage: 13 October 1884
Walter Ritchie Napier
1887–1952
Amy Leah Napier
1889–1961
Mary Lillian Napier
1893–1938
Robert Earle Napier
1896–1915
Margaret Florence Napier
1899–1988
Maurice Frederick Napier
1901–1919

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1884
Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada
children

(6)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Shanklin Thompson

    Male1833–1916Male

  • Elizabeth M Ritchie

    Female1835–1917Female

siblings

(7)

  • Female1861–1944Female

  • William L. Thompson

    Male1865–1934Male

  • Ida A. Thompson

    Female1866–1936Female

  • Walter Drake Thompson

    Male1868–1939Male

  • Frederic Mossman Thompson

    Male1870–1936Male

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 6

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.
1869

Age 8

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1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 40

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Thompson in household of Shanklin Thompson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Napier in entry for William R Napier, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"
  • Minnie in entry for Margaret Florence Napier, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

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