Mary Ellen Thompson

1900–2000 (Age 99)
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Thompson was born on 4 July 1900, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States, her father, William Douglas Thompson, was 40 and her mother, Maud Edith Schureman, was 25. She lived in Drumright, Creek, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 5 May 2000, in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Drumright, Creek, Oklahoma, United States.

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Mary Ellen Thompson
Harry Wilson Moore

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Douglas Thompson


  • Female1874–1963Female



World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 7

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (2)

  • Mary Scheer in household of Arnold Scheer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Ellen Scheer, "Find A Grave Index"

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