When Dora Bell Thompson was born on 21 November 1876, in Ellsworth, Ellsworth, Kansas, United States, her father, George T Thompson, was 37 and her mother, Mary Virginia Kerns, was 29. She married Reason Ralph Younker on 27 November 1892, in Bethel Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Lincoln Township, Ellsworth, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Thompson Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died on 18 May 1944, in Hancock, Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Warfordsburg, Bethel Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States.
English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.
Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .