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
1887–1951
Minnie Elizabeth Turner
1892–1976
Marriage: 5 December 1910
James Rice Thompson Jr
1920–
Thompson
1922–
Alfred Edward Thompson
1924–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 December 1910
Nash, North Carolina, United States
children

(3)

    James Rice Thompson Jr

    Male1920–Male

    Thompson

    Female1922–Female

    Male1924–1989Male

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Thompson

    Male1857–Male

    Theodosia Rice

    Female1859–1934Female

siblings

(6)

+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.
1904

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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