Mary Elizabeth Thompson

1869–1943 (Age 73)
Charlton, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Thompson was born on 6 December 1869, in Charlton, Georgia, United States, her father, Calvin Thompson, was 34 and her mother, Keziah Christine Green, was 26. She married John Wesley Canaday on 16 February 1888, in Charlton, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in District 1220, Charlton, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and Moniac, Charlton, Georgia, United States in 1930. She died on 13 November 1943, in Sanderson, Baker, Florida, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Baxter, Baker, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Elizabeth Thompson
1869–1943
John Wesley Canaday
1860–1925
Marriage: 16 February 1888
Julius Hampton Canaday
1889–1957
Spencer Franklin Canaday
1889–1971
Verdie Canaday
1891–1966
Nancy Canady
1892–1960
John Milledge Canaday
1895–1956
Roland L. Canaday
1897–1979
May Canaday
1899–1902
Zellmer Canaday
1902–1902

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
16 February 1888
Charlton, Georgia, United States
children

(8)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Calvin Thompson

    Male1835–1887Male

  • Keziah Christine Green

    Female1843–1920Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Betty Canady in household of John Canady, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bettie Cannaday in household of Roland Cannaday, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bettie Canady in household of John W Canady, "United States Census, 1920"

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