Mary Elizabeth Thompson

1865–1951 (Age 86)
Massac, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Thompson was born on 15 August 1865, in Massac, Illinois, United States, her father, Henry Thompson, was 33 and her mother, Mary M. Pettit, was 25. She married Thomas F. Anderson in 1885, in Massac, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in New Grand Chain, Pulaski, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 25 November 1951, in Belknap, Johnson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Mary Elizabeth Thompson
1865–1951
Thomas F. Anderson
1856–
Marriage: 1885
A. Anderson
1886–
Marjorie Ann Anderson
1888–1939
B. Anderson
1890–1895

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1885
Massac, Illinois, United States
children

(3)

  • A. Anderson

    Male1886–Male

  • Marjorie Ann Anderson

    Female1888–1939Female

  • B. Anderson

    Male1890–1895Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Thompson

    Male1832–Male

  • Mary M. Pettit

    Female1840–Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1871

Age 6

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

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)

  • Lizzie Payne in household of Martin Payne, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lizzie Payne in household of Martin Payne, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Thompson in entry for Clyde Betts and Flora May Payne, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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