James Rice Thompson Sr

3 August 1887–28 November 1951 (Age 64)
Wilson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Rice

When James Rice Thompson Sr was born on 3 August 1887, in Wilson, North Carolina, United States, his father, George Washington Thompson, was 30 and his mother, Theodosia Rice, was 28. He married Minnie Elizabeth Turner on 5 December 1910, in Nash, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rocky Mount, Nash, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Rocky Mount Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 28 November 1951, in Rocky Mount Township, Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Pineview Cemetery, Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Rice Thompson Sr
Minnie Elizabeth Turner
Marriage: 5 December 1910
James Rice Thompson Jr
Alfred Edward Thompson

Spouse and Children

5 December 1910
Nash, North Carolina, United States


    James Rice Thompson Jr





Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Thompson


    Theodosia Rice




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 10

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Age 17

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James R Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James R Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James R Thompson in household of Mrs. Donie Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

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