Helen Tompkinson

1891–1957 (Age 65)
Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Helen

When Helen Tompkinson was born on 12 October 1891, in Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, William C Tompkinson, was 30 and her mother, Agusta, was 23. She had at least 1 daughter with Frank Paul Rewinkel. She died on 22 June 1957, in Milton, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Helen Tompkinson
Frank Paul Rewinkel
Dorothy Helen Rewinkel

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • William C Tompkinson


  • Agusta




  • William H Tompkinson


  • Female1891–1957Female

  • Susie Tompkinson


  • Frederick Tompkinson


  • Frederick Tompkinson


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 9

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 18

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

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Helen Tompkinson - Government record: birth: 12 October 1891; Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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