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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Mary Elizabeth Thompson
John Wesley Canaday
Marriage: 16 February 1888
Julius Hampton Canaday
Spencer Franklin Canaday
Verdie Canaday
Nancy Canady
John Milledge Canaday
Roland L. Canaday
May Canaday
Zellmer Canaday

Spouse & Children

16 February 1888
Charlton, Georgia, United States


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Calvin Thompson


  • Keziah Christine Green




+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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