Esther C. Thompson

1905–2000 (Age 94)
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Esther C.

When Esther C. Thompson was born on 20 December 1905, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William H. Thompson, was 46 and her mother, Margaret Howell, was 44. She married William James Ruck on 31 October 1930, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Nanticoke, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died on 1 June 2000, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 94.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Esther C. Thompson
William James Ruck
Marriage: 31 October 1930
Robert W Ruck

Spouse & Children

  • Female1905–2000Female

  • William James Ruck


31 October 1930
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • William H. Thompson


  • Margaret Howell




  • Male1881–1963Male

  • Male1882–1976Male

  • John Thompson


  • Anna Mary Thompson


  • Dora Thompson


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 26

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Esther Thompson in household of Fred Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther C Ruck in household of William J Ruck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Esther Thompson in household of Margaret Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.