Esther Clara Thompson

1900–1965 (Age 65)
Marshall, Alabama, United States

The Life of Esther Clara

When Esther Clara Thompson was born on 17 March 1900, in Marshall, Alabama, United States, her father, Marion Ebolee Thompson, was 24 and her mother, Ever K. Albright, was 25. She married John Daniel Mathis Sr. in March 1942. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Election Precinct 12 Oleander, Marshall, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 5, Haskell, Texas, United States in 1910. She died in November 1965, in Adamsville, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Adamsville, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Esther Clara Thompson
John Daniel Mathis Sr.
Marriage: March 1942
John Daniel Mathis Jr.
Robert Alfred Mathis

Spouse & Children

March 1942


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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 12

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 18

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Ester Thompson in household of Ebilee M Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Estra C Thompson in household of Ebelee M Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Esther Clara Mathis, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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