Dora Catherine Thompson

1901–1983 (Age 81)
Newlin Twp, Alamance, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Dora Catherine

When Dora Catherine Thompson was born on 2 December 1901, in Newlin Twp, Alamance, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Calvin Thompson, was 41 and her mother, Callie Henly Robinson, was 37. She died on 10 January 1983, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States.

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Dora Catherine Thompson

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Calvin Thompson


  • Callie Henly Robinson




  • Mary Ellen Thompson


  • Mamie Thompson


  • Female1889–1950Female

  • Margaret Addie Thompson


  • Joseph H. Thompson


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Lorah C Thompson in household of John C Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora Thompson in household of John C Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dora Catherine Thompson, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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