Dora Field Thompson

1885–1944 (Age 59)
Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States

The Life of Dora Field

When Dora Field Thompson was born in 1885, in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States, her father, Elliott Wesley Thompson, was 42 and her mother, Alice J Linn, was 39. She died on 16 December 1944, in her hometown, at the age of 59.

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Elliott Wesley Thompson
Alice J Linn
Nathan Linn Thompson
Mae E Thompson
Kate G Thompson
Dora Field Thompson
George K Thompson

Parents & Siblings

  • Elliott Wesley Thompson


  • Alice J Linn




  • Nathan Linn Thompson


  • Mae E Thompson


  • Kate G Thompson


  • Female1885–1944Female

  • George K Thompson


World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 16

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 (2)

  • Dora F Thompson in household of Elliot W Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora F Thompson in household of Elliot W Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

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