James A Thompson

1908–1965 (Age 56)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of James A

When James A Thompson was born on 7 August 1908, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Felix Wesley Thompson, was 44 and his mother, Trinvilla Alafair McKinster, was 42. He married Edna Mae Mansfield on 18 April 1953, in Mahoning, Ohio, United States. He lived in Sharon, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States for about 5 years. He died on 2 June 1965, at the age of 56.

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James A Thompson
Edna Mae Mansfield
Marriage: 18 April 1953

Spouse & Children

  • Male1908–1965Male

  • Edna Mae Mansfield


18 April 1953
Mahoning, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 4

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 18

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

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)

  • James A Thompson in household of John Salsberg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James A Thompson in household of Flelix W Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James A Thompson in household of Felix Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"

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