Dora Ella Thompson

1871–1947 (Age 75)
Limestone, Texas, United States

The Life of Dora Ella

When Dora Ella Thompson was born on 26 November 1871, in Limestone, Texas, United States, her father, Levi Boyce Thompson, was 50 and her mother, Elizabeth C Lucius, was 31. She married William Thomas Curtis on 7 May 1893, in Limestone, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Leon, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Johnson, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 8 July 1947, in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dora Ella Thompson
William Thomas Curtis
Marriage: 7 May 1893
Cecil Guy Curtis
Inez Curtis
Elizabeth S. Curtis
Elizabeth S Curtis
Raymond Lawrence Curtis
Robert Joyce Curtis

Spouse & Children

  • Female1871–1947Female

  • William Thomas Curtis


7 May 1893
Limestone, Texas, United States


  • Cecil Guy Curtis


  • Inez Curtis


  • Female1898–1951Female

  • Elizabeth S Curtis


  • Male1901–1980Male

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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 5

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 23

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

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)

  • Dora E Thompson in household of L B Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Dora Curtis in household of William T Curtis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dora Curtis in household of William T Curtis, "United States Census, 1910"

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