Dora Bell Thompson

Female21 November 1876–18 May 1944

Brief Life History of Dora Bell

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.

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Family Time Line

Reason Ralph Younker
Dora Bell Thompson
Marriage: 27 November 1892
Mark Freeman Younker
Edward Younker
Irene Younker
Martin Younker
Nannie Mae YOUNKER
Malinda Easter “Linnie” Younker
Wade Younker
Amber Priscilla Younker
Susie Virginia Younker
Barbara Ellen Younker
Rhoda Belle Younker
Olive Cornelia Younker

Sources (17)

  • Dora Bell Tompson in household of George T Tompson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Dora Bell Thompson, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Dora Belle Thompson Younker, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1892Bethel Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 1

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 20

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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