Bessie Thompson

12 August 1889–3 June 1964 (Age 74)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Bessie

When Bessie Thompson was born on 12 August 1889, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Richard Lawrence Thompson, was 34 and her mother, Anna Samantha Conley, was 33. She married Thomas Zadock Stewart on 5 July 1905, in Scott, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 1, Clark, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Clark, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 3 June 1964, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Zadock Stewart
1879–1945
Bessie Thompson
1889–1964
Marriage: 5 July 1905
Lena May Stewart
1906–1993
Della Stewart
1908–
Martha P Stewart
1911–1972
Thomas Stewart
1917–1997
Mary Stewart
1920–2000

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 July 1905
Scott, Kentucky, United States
children

(5)

    Female1906–1993Female

    Della Stewart

    Female1908–Female

    Martha P Stewart

    Female1911–1972Female

    Thomas Stewart

    Male1917–1997Male

    Mary Stewart

    Female1920–2000Female

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Lawrence Thompson

    Male1855–1928Male

    Anna Samantha Conley

    Female1856–1913Female

siblings

(8)

    Edward Gay Thompson

    Male1878–1968Male

    Cora B Thompson

    Female1880–Female

    Female1883–1970Female

    Charles Robert Thompson Sr

    Male1886–1967Male

    Female1889–1964Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 3

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

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.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie Stewart in household of Thomas Stewart, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bessie G Stewart in household of Richard L Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bessie Thomson in household of Richard Thomson, "United States Census, 1900"

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